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Intel Management Engine Interface 7.1 and Serial Over LAN (SOL) Driver for Windows 8 (32-bit, 64-bit) - ThinkPad

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Intel Management Engine Interface 7.1 and Serial Over LAN (SOL) Driver

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Windows 8 (32-bit)
Windows 8 (64-bit)
7.1.30.1142
10/11/2012
README for Intel Management Engine Interface 7.1 and Serial Over LAN (SOL) Driver

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Windows 8 (32-bit)
Windows 8 (64-bit)
7.1.30.1142
10/11/2012

This package installs the software (Intel Management Engine) to enable the following devices.

Device name Device name in the Device Manager
Intel Management Engine Interface Intel(R) Management Engine Interface
Intel Active Management Technology (AMT)
- Serial Over LAN (SOL)
Intel(R) Active Management Technology
- SOL (COMx)

Intel AMT Manageability Engine components

  • Management Engine Interface
  • Serial Over LAN (SOL) Driver
  • Local Manageability Service (LMS)
  • Intel Management and Security Status (IMSS)
  • User Notification Service (UNS)

Refer to marketing materials to find out what computer models support this software.

If this package has been installed, updating (overwrite-installing) this package will fix problems, add new functions, or expand functions as noted below.

Contents
Supported ThinkPad Systems
Supported Operating Systems
Summary of changes
Installation instructions
Determining which version is installed

 

Supported ThinkPad Systems
  • T410, T410i, T410s, T410si
  • T510, T510i
  • W520
  • X1, X1 Hybrid
  • X220, X220i, X220 Tablet, X220i Tablet
Supported Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 8 32-bit, 64-bit
Summary of Changes

Where:

  • < > Version number
  • [Important] Important update
  • (New) New function or enhancement
  • (Fix) Correction to existing function

Version 7.1.30.1142

  • (New) Initial release for ThinkPad T420,T420i,T420s,T420si,T520,T520i,W520,X1,
    X1 Hybrid,X220,X220i,X220 Tablet,X220i Tablet

Note:
Please refer to the README file in the attachment table for a complete list of changes fixed by this driver update.

Installation Instructions

Note:

  • If your computer runs satisfactorily now, it may not be necessary to update the software. To determine if you should update the software, refer to the Version Information section.
Manual Install

This section assumes to use Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer.

[Downloading file]

  1. Click once on the underlined file name. Once this is done, some pop-up windows will appear.
  2. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  3. In the window to choose Run or Save, click the Save button.
  4. Choose the folder you would like to download the file to and click the Save button. A different window will appear and the download will begin and complete. Once the download has completed, there may or may not be a message stating that the download completed successfully.

[Extracting file]

  1. Make sure to be logged on with administrative account.
  2. Locate the directory where the file was downloaded.
  3. Locate the file that was downloaded and double-click it.
  4. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  5. In the "Select Destination Location" window, click Next. If you would like to select a different folder, click Browse.
  6. In the "Ready to Install" window, click Install. All the necessary files will be extracted to the folder selected in the step 9.

[Installing files]

  1. Make sure the checkbox next to "Install ..... now" is checked and click Finish.
  2. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete installation and restart the computer.

Finally delete the file saved in Step 4.

Silent Install

Note: This is intended for system administrators only.

  1. Refer to the "Manual Install" section, and download and extract the file.
  2. In the step 11 of the "Installing files" section, uncheck the checkbox next to "Install ..... now", and then click Finish to cancel installation.
  3. At the command line, execute setup.exe with the /s option.
    Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\ME_SW\setup /s
Determining which version is installed

Management Engine Interface :

  1. Hold down the Windows logo key and press X to open a menu at the lower-left
    area of the screen.
  2. Select Device Manager from the menu.
  3. Double-click the System devices category.
  4. Double-click Intel(R) Management Engine Interface.
  5. Click the Driver tab.
  6. Check Driver Version.

Serial Over LAN (SOL) Driver :

  1. Hold down the Windows logo key and press X to open a menu at the lower-left
    area of the screen.
  2. Select Device Manager from the menu.
  3. Double-click the Ports(COM & LPT) to expand device list
  4. Double-click Intel(R) Active Management Technology - SOL (COMx).
  5. Click the Driver tab.
  6. Check Driver Version.

Local Manageability Service (LMS) :

  1. Right-click the following file in the Windows Explorer, and then click Properties.
    [32-bit]
    C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel(R) Management Engine Components\LMS\LMS.exe
    [64-bit]
    C:\Program Files (x86)\
    Intel\Intel(R) Management Engine Components\LMS\LMS.exe
  2. Click the Details tab.
  3. Check File Version.

Privacy Icon Client (IMSS) :

  1. Right-click the following file in the Windows Explorer, and then click Properties.
    [32-bit]
    C:\Program Files\
    Intel\Intel(R) Management Engine Components\IMSS\PrivacyIconClient.exe
    [64-bit]
    C:\Program Files (x86)\
    Intel\Intel(R) Management Engine Components\IMSS\PrivacyIconClient.exe
  2. Click the Details tab.
  3. Check File Version.

User Notification Service (UNS) :

  1. Right-click the following file in the Windows Explorer, and then click Properties.
    [32-bit]
    C:\Program Files\
    Intel\Intel(R) Management Engine Components\UNS\UNS.exe
    [64-bit]
    C:\Program Files (x86)\
    Intel\Intel(R) Management Engine Components\UNS\UNS.exe
  2. Click the Details tab.
  3. Check File Version.