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    Default Where is the MEI firmware stored?

    Does flashing the main BIOS overwrite the Intel MEI firmware?

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    Default Re: Where is the MEI firmware stored?

    In BIOS yes,in Windows no.
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    Default Re: Where is the MEI firmware stored?

    Quote Originally Posted by stasio View Post
    In BIOS yes,in Windows no.
    So if I manually flashed to the wrong MEI version, will flashing the latest BIOS from Gigabyte revert the MEI version?

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    In BIOS,yes.
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    Default Re: Where is the MEI firmware stored?

    Stasio what about this... Intel® Management Engine Interface(MEI) Driver 8.1.10.1300 (Firmware 8.1.10.1286) This is what I used to update my MEI firmware.

    I did this in windows through command prompt.
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    Default Re: Where is the MEI firmware stored?

    Me too.

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    GA-Z77X-UD5H MEI

    Where is the MEI firmware stored?-ga-z77x-ud5h-mei-jpg


    Is that MEBx (ME Bios eXtension) supposed to say 0.0.0.0000 on UD boards / does it have MEBx ?
    Is this 1M or 5M MEI board ?

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    Default Re: Where is the MEI firmware stored?

    hi, plz i need to know how flash the bios i take one x79s-up5, thx alot, and sorry for my pour english.

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