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2009-10-26, 13:54 #1
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The Win7 Upgrade advisor says that the Intel Management Engine Interface (IMEI) is not compatible with Win7. This is what I have found out so far:
- Gateway support says "The Intel Management Engine Interface enables communication between the host OS and the Management Engine firmware. MEI is bi-directional, and either the host or Intel AMT firmware can initiate transactions." When I asked what that all meant they said since the computer was no longer under warranty they couldn't help and I should contact Intel.
- The Intel site has user boards where I posted a question but have yet to get a response. It appears that most of the questions asked don't get much of a response.
- Gateway does have a BIOS update and (I think) a MB update for my machine.
- There is an item in Device Manager for the IMEI.
- Should I just select the IMEI in Device Manager and update the driver? That seems "safer" than updating the BIOS but since it is listed under System Devices, I'm not sure I should touch it.
- Would updating the BIOS update the IMEI?
- Can anyone interpret the Gateway explanation of the IMEI for me? Maybe I don't need to do anything.
TIA<font face="Comic Sans MS"><big><font color=4682b4>Sherry</font color=4682b4></big></font face=comic>