Intel ME completely offline

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  1. Mofoist

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    Intel ME is not showing in device manager at all. 1.4 BIOS broke mine as well. I've tried to flash it using the techniques including hunter's in the other threads but it is completely unresponsive even after the CLRP trick. MEinfo doesn't even work. I have reinstalled chipset drivers several times and drivers as well.

    I've gone through this thread http://forum.notebookreview.com/thr...-17-r3-or-possibly-other-bgas-as-well.813803/ and noticed at the end there are a few leftovers that are in the same boat as me.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.
     
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    Delete please. Thought this was a MSI post about 'temporarily' disabling the ME corrupting it.
     
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    I thought so.
    @Mofoist I don't think your MEI is offline, its just that its staying dormant. Can you post your specs?
     
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    Sure it's an Alienware 17r3 with 6700hq.
     
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    So its same config as mine w/ 8GB 980M or 6GB 970M?
     
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    Same as you apparently as it 980m.
     
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    Can you check in services.msc whether you see Intel HECI or DAL loader?
     
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    Plutomaniac over at Win-Raid seems to think it's a corrupted firmware and I'm going to have to do some pinmodding. In way over my head at this point :(
     
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