Fix Intel Management Engine Interface driver code 10 in Windows 10

What is ‘Intel Management Engine Interface driver code 10’ error in Windows 10?

If you are facing ‘Intel Management Engine Interface driver code 10’ error when you try to open ‘Properties’ window of Intel Management Engine Interface driver in ‘Device Manager’, then you are in right place for the solution. Here, you will be guided with easy steps/methods to resolve the issue. Let’s starts the discussion.

‘Intel Management Engine Interface’: Intel Management Engine Interface is embedded microcontroller integrated on Intel chipsets of your computer. It provides or activated variety of features and services like enable your system to control remotely even if your system doesn’t have any operating system or even if your system is turned OFF. Intel Management Engine Interface is located in Platform Controller Hub of modern Intel motherboards.

However, several users reported they faced ‘Intel Management Engine Interface driver code 10’ error when they open ‘Intel Management Engine Interface’ driver showing ‘Yellow Exclamation Mark’ on it in ‘Device Manager’. If you are not aware, ‘Device Manager’ utility in Windows computer offers you to see the drivers of each hardware component attached/integrated into computer. Device Manager in Windows 10 also offers you to uninstall or reinstall, or update device drivers, enable or disable device and various other options.

Sometimes, Device Manager shows ‘Yellow Exclamation Mark’ on some device which indicates the drivers for such device is missing/outdated. Also, you can double-click on the device showing ‘Yellow Exclamation Mark’ or right-click on the device and select ‘Properties’, to open ‘Properties’ window, where you can see actual problems with device drivers. For example, when you open ‘Properties’ window of Intel Management Engine Interface driver showing ‘Yellow Exclamation Mark’ in ‘Device Manger’, then there is some issue with Intel Management Engine Interface driver and you need to resolve it.

This Intel Management Engine Interface driver error states the driver for ‘Intel Management Engine Interface’ device is outdated or corrupted, or you have installed wrong driver the device in computer. In such case, you can try to fix the issue by updating the driver for Intel Management Engine Interface device to latest available version, or uninstall the incorrect Intel Management Engine Interface driver and then reinstall the correct one in computer.

This error can also be occurred due to corrupted system files or hard drive, outdated Windows OS and outdated BIOS of your computer. You can run SFC Scan tool – Windows build-in tool to repair corruption in system files, run DISM scan tool to repair hard drive or system image issue in order to fix this error. Also, you can update your Windows OS and BIOS to latest available update version in order to resolve the issue. Let’s go for the solution.

How to fix Intel Management Engine Interface driver code 10 error in Windows 10?

Method 1: Fix ‘Intel Management Engine Interface driver error’ with ‘PC Repair Tool’

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Method 2: Update Intel Management Engine Interface driver in Windows 10 using Device Manager

Step 1: Press ‘Windows + X’ keys on keyboard and select ‘Device Manager’

Step 2: In ‘Device Manager’ window, find and expand ‘System Devices’ category

Step 3: Now, find and right-click on ‘Intel Management Engine Interface’ device showing ‘Yellow Exclamation Mark’ on it, and select ‘Update Driver’.

Step 4: Select ‘Browse my computer for the drivers > Let me pick from a list of available drivers on my computer’. Choose the correct available driver for your system in your computer hard drive and click on ‘Next’ button. This will reinstall the correct driver for Intel Management Engine Interface in your computer.

Step 5: Now, click on ‘Action > Scan for hardware changes’ in Device Manger to reinstall the driver, and then restart your computer to save the changes, and check if the error is resolved.

Method 3: Uninstall or reinstall Intel Management Engine Interface driver in Windows 10

You can also try to fix the issue by uninstalling the current driver installed and then reinstall the correct one in computer.

Step 1: Open ‘Device Manager’ using above method, right-click on your Intel Management Engine Interface device and select ‘Uninstall’. Follow on-screen instructions to finish uninstall and then restart your computer

Step 2: After restart, open ‘Device Manager’ again and click on ‘Action > Scan for hardware changes’. This will reinstall the missing Intel Management Engine Interface driver in computer and resolve the issue.

Method 4: Download or reinstall Intel Management Engine Interface driver update in Windows 10 [Automatically]

You can also try to update Intel Management Engine Interface driver in computer using ‘Automatic Driver Update Tool’. This software will automatically find and download the updates for all Windows drivers including Intel Management Engine Interface driver and then install into your computer.

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Method 5: Run SFC Scan and DISM scan in Windows 10

Step 1: Press ‘Windows + X’ keys on keyboard and select ‘Command Prompt as Administrator’

Step 2: Run SFC Scan. Type ‘sfc /scannow’ command and hit ‘Enter’ key to execute

Step 3: Once executed, run DISM scan. Type the following command and hit ‘Enter’ key to execute

dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth

Step 4: Once executed, restart your computer and check if the error is resolved.

Method 6: Download and install Intel Management Engine Interface driver update from Intel Official page

Step 1: Open your browser and visit ‘Intel Driver Download Page’ official or visit ‘https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/products/46644/software/chipset-software.html’ page

Step 2: Once you are in correct page, search for driver for Intel Management Engine Interface according to your Windows OS version like Windows 10 64-bit or 32-bit and download the driver

Step 3: Once downloaded, find and double-click on ‘Downloaded Intel Management Engine Interface driver’ file and follow on-screen instructions to finish installation.

Step 4: Once done, restart your computer and check if the error is resolved.

Method 7: Update Windows 10 OS

Step 1: Open ‘Settings’ App in Windows 10 and go to ‘Update & Security > Windows Update’ and click on ‘Check for updates’ button

Step 2: This will show you the list of available updates. Click on ‘Download and Install’ link to install the update and wait to finish

Step 3: Once done, restart your computer to see the changes and check if the error is resolved.

Method 8: Update BIOS

If the issue is still persist, then you can try to fix the issue by updating BIOS of your PC’s motherboard. Depending on your motherboard manufacturer, steps to update BIOS may differ so you can visit your motherboard manufacture official site and download & install the BIOS update for your computer accordingly and follow your motherboard manufacturer official instructions to install the update properly. Once done, restart your computer and check if the error is resolved.

Conclusion

I am sure this post helped you on How to fix Intel Management Engine Interface driver code 10 in Windows 10 with several easy steps/methods. You can read & follow our instructions to do so. That’s all. For any suggestions or queries, please write on comment box below.

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