Solved: Intel Management Firmware update to version 8.x

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I have an intel DH61WW mobo, 8 GB DDR3 RAM, 8.1
It shipped able to handle up to i7 3rd Gen processors only. It can be updated to accept 3rd Gen which is what I have.


I seem to be in a loop while upgrading from a Pentium G840 to an i3770 K on this Intel DH61WW motherboard.
the Problem: It seems that I need version 8.x of Intel Management Firmware and I can't get to update past version 7.1.52.1176
According to this page, I need version 8.x to continue for updates to use Windows 8 & 8.1

So far, I have had the bios version update to
BEH 6110H.86A.0048.2012.1105.1520
I had the i7 installed but it acted confused. So I reinstalled the Pentium and the computer works but I
still can't get the Intel Management Firmware to update.
According to this page I am ready for 3rd Gen i7 but not unless Intel Management Firmware gets updated first


Board

DH61WW

3rd Gen-Ready AA#s
AAG23116-206
or later

3rd Gen-Capable AA#s
AAG23116-204
3rd Gen-Transition BIOS version
BEH6110H.86A.0035
3rd Gen-Ready BIOS version
BEH6110H.86A.0041 or later
 

Triple6

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It's not my method but the exact method that Intel describes in the link you posted above.

Your link:

According to this page, I need version 8.x to continue for updates to use Windows 8 & 8.1
From that page:

Intel said:
2. If the Intel ME version is 7.x, use the BE0048.BIO file to do a BIOS Recovery and then check the Intel ME Firmware version again to confirm that version 8.x has been installed.
 

pcatrocity

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I never pulled the BIOS jumper. Maybe that is why I'm caught in this loop.
When everything else is done for the day I will follow your directions with USB and pulled BIOS jumper. (approx. 4 hours)


I did try going back to BIOS 0028 and got this message:
BIOS 0048 cannot be downgraded to 0028.
Structural changes in this BIOS prohibit moving to earlier versions.
For more information see the BIOS release notes for this BIOS version.
 

pcatrocity

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THANK YOU Triple6 for your help. Your method with USB worked like a charm and now I have version 8.0.13.1502 Intel Management Firmware


Now I should be able to update the BIOS to 0099 & 0120 after I switch CPUs again.
 
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