This topic has been archived. Message 1 of 7. I haven’t seen one case where not installing the driver caused any problems in last ten years. This has simplified various tasks in a computer system. ME also has access to the on-board network interface devices and Intel noted that ME has access to those interfaces even when the system is in low-power states and Sleep mode.

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Hello, I noticed on my new motherboard there is a device in device manager with an exclamation mark and obviously this is related to the “Intel Management Engine Interface” drivers gigabyte offers. Retrieved from ” https: What exactly is IMEI?

Intel® Management Engine Consumer Driver for Intel® NUC Kit NUC5i3RY, NUC5i5RY, NUC5i7RY, NUC5i3MY

Tasks performed by the Management Engine The main component of Management Engine interface, ME performs a number of tasks in conditions when the system is running or in sleep mode. This page was last modified on 23 Julyat Management Engine shuts down interfacr a definite interval of time when the interface is no longer active. Message 5 of 7.

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Intel® Trusted Execution Engine (Intel® TXE) Driver for Intel® NUC DN2820FY and DE3815TY

You can carry out various configuration tasks using this interface system. Message 1 of 7. Intel’s Management Engine ME or IME is a coprocessor implemented as a dedicated microcontroller embedded into the same die as the chipset.

It’s not a Gigabyte driver, it is from Intel and does many underlying things that are difficult to explain. Basically, it is an interface that uses the Intel ME hardware features to enable an interaction between high- and low-level hardware systems in a system.

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It’s part of some interfacd remote access functionality which isn’t even fully implemented on mainstream motherboards not sure about you, I have never seen any MEI-related stuff in BIOS on any of my boards, everand it makes absolutely no sense whatsoever to put those chips in. The firmware that was running was developed internally by Intel and provided key management support, access control, and other administrative services.

VPRO is an umbrella term that refers to a collection of several computer hardware technologies that help in managing the PCs.

I researched about this a lot, and it’s of no use to me, my question is, is it needed? Originally those consisted of three major modules:. Privacy policy About WikiChip Disclaimers. Last Jump to page: Thanks for the links. The time now is Nanoxia Deep Silence I.


If you have a question create a new topic by clicking here and select the appropriate board. There is no option to disable this in bios, so I reckon it’s necessary? Without knowing what mother board model and chipset you have, it is difficult to tell you how important the IME software is for your board. One post I found that sums the confusion up nicely: Cooler Scythe Mugen 4.

All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic. ME provides all the necessary functionality needed to provide many of Intel’s advanced security and many of the root of trust services. yeci

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It doesn’t seem to provide ANY functionality at all. Also, some applications like remote access require connection between low and high levels of hardware in the board.

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