Sounds like nobody who knows wants to admit it. Sorry for editing my post again this might be off topic a bit, but is there a way to manually install MEI from device manager? Except as otherwise expressly provided, Intel grants no express or implied right under Intel patents, copyrights, trademarks, or other intellectual property rights. Tech support scams are an industry-wide issue where scammers attempt to trick you into paying for unnecessary technical support services. So, it is good to install to make sure everything is identified correctly, but if it is, running it should give you zero benefit. Click here to post a comment for this file on the message forum.

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Why Core 2 Duo and not 1st Gen Core i7?!!

Ironically, I have a much older Core 2 Duo rig that went through the upgrade to Win 10 flawlessly and still runs perfectly even after the latest Fast Track Insider Preview upgrade, while a newer and much more capable system using x588 Core i7 simply will not upgrade. Claims arising under this Agreement shall be governed by the laws of California, excluding its principles of conflict of laws and the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the Sale of Goods.

Use this part from The latest installed version I have is 9.

Intel Chipset Software Installation WHQL Download

This thread is locked. Installed just fine Z77 this is what was updated on my system Windows 8. You may not sublicense or permit simultaneous use of inrel Software by more than one user. You may not remove any copyright notices from the Software.


Worse is you can’t even get to the intel inf driver page without knowing the direct link, their support page is horrible for it.

How satisfied are you with this reply? At a minimum such ijf shall safeguard Intel’s ownership rights to the Software. Kevin cobley Member Posts: In reply to svs95’s post on September 6, Not the best The Software may include portions offered on terms in addition to those set out here, as set out in a license accompanying those portions.

Typically, you should “NOT” have the need, like with Vista or XP, to manually install drivers, but non the less, check, to make sure, in device Mgr, that you haver no errors. You may not reverse engineer, decompile, or disassemble the Software. Use of the Software in conjunction with non-Intel component products is not licensed hereunder.

Downloads for IntelĀ® Chipset Software Installation Utility

Of course, the main purpose of the driver is still valid, and that is for Windows to correctly identify devices that aren’t already correctly identified such as new devices on new chipsets. The only possible way that it could change the way the system performs or reliability wise in any way is if the reinitialisation of the device somehow resolved any registry stuff up’s.

I accept the terms in the license agreement. You may copy the Software onto a single computer for your personal, noncommercial use, and you may make one back-up copy of the Software, subject to these conditions: Valagard Senior Member Posts: I believe Intel have changed to this because it looks good for them, despite it actually having zero benefit.


Does anyone know what adding “-overall” to end of target line accomplishes? If such a defect is found, return the media to Intel for replacement or alternate delivery of the Software as Intel may select.

xExtreme and Win 7 Still need intel inf?

So, for errors like this, it’s likely Intel just muffed something up. Well, your failure on a Core 2 Duo may have been a one-off. Our goal is to make Download Center a valuable resource for you.

Elite Senior Member Posts: Tell us about your experience with ihf site. In the case of the current Intel Chipset Device Software, that information is primarily the product name for the piece of hardware.

Cbarnhorst Replied on September 6, Use of the Software by the Government constitutes acknowledgment of Intel’s proprietary rights therein. It’s just so strange that the past end-of-life Core 2 Duo upgraded int complaint! Why don’t you ask this question where the hardware tekkies hang out, TenForums and the Microsoft TechNet forums?