Intel Management Engine Interface is an embedded microcontroller integrated on Intel Chipsets which provides or activated variety of features and services such as enabling your system to control remotely even if your system doesn’t have any operating system or even if your system is turned off. This feature helps you to do all such functions easily. Intel Management Engine Interface is located in the Platform Controller Hub of modern Intel motherboards.
So that’s enough about the introduction and role of “Intel Management engine Interface” We are here to fix an error showing an Yellow exclamation mark or question mark against the Intel Management Engine Interface driver. When you double click on it to open it’s properties you will get the error code 10 which usually indicates the driver error code.
Fix Intel Management Engine Interface Error Code – 10 by Three Methods –
Here is the brief video tutorial to “Fix Error in “Intel Management Engine Interface” driver in Windows 10
#Method 1 – Fix Intel Management Engine Interface Error (This Device Cannot Start Code 10) By Updating Drivers
Sometimes, wrong or faulty drivers are responsible for getting code 10 in your Intel Management Engine Interface. So in this method we are going to update your drivers from the scratch.
Simultaneously press Windows key + R key to open the run command in your system. Now type “devmgmt.msc” and hit the enter key to open device manager of your system
In Device Manager, look for”Intel Management Engine Interface” under “System Device”
This is where we going to update your system driver for the hardware. Here click on “Update driver” option by right clicking on “Intel Management Engine Interface” and choose the option “Update Driver”
Once you click on “Update Driver” a small window will open.
Here in the very first option, choose “Browse my computer for drivers” to proceed
In next step choose the option “Let me pick from a list of available drivers on my computer”
Now it will guide you and provide you the available driver for your system. Choose your driver and click on the next button to continue
Now after that you driver will be installed automatically as shown below.
Now close the installation windows and again choose your device manager window.
This time click on the “Action” tab and select “scan for hardware changes”
it will take few seconds to scan the changes. After completing the process restart your system and check if error still persists or not.
#Method 2 – Fix Intel Management Engine Interface Error (This Device Cannot Start Code 10) Using DISM & System File Checker
Sometimes the error may occur due to corrupted system files. There corrupted system files halt the windows update files which cause the above said. So in order to fix the issue we have to repair there corrupted system files.
Click on Start menu and type cmd and choose “Command Prompt as Administrator” to open the command prompt
once command prompt is open you need to type here following command and hit the enter button.
Please wait as time command will upto 30 minutes to process depending upon the speed of your PC
Once this command is completed, do not exit the command. This time type another command :
dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth
once typed the command again hit the enter button and wait patiently until the process is completed
Once the process is completed to 100% please exit the command prompt and restart your PC for the changes to take effect.
Now again check for Intel Management Engine Interface.
#Method 3 – Fix Intel Management Engine Interface Error (This Device Cannot Start Code 10) by Downloading Official Drivers
If above two methods fails to work than we are only left with installing the drivers by downloading the drivers from the official Intel website.
New updated drivers will help you out to rescue from this annoying error it’s because the drivers that got updated with windows are sometimes not relevant and includes bugs in it. So we will download the drivers from official Intel website and than install them in your system.
Open the web browser such as google chrome or internet explorer and click on the link below to open Intel official driver download page.
On driver page you are welcome with the filters so that you can easily choose your operating system whether it’s Windows 10, Windows 8 or Windows 7. Choose your architecture type between 32 bit and 64 bit.
Once choose your Windows type, website will show you available driver as shown below. Now click on the link on the webpage to open the download page for that particular driver.
Now click on the “Download” tab as shown below in the image to download the driver in your system. The size of driver varies between 250Mb to 350Mb depending upon the type of operating system you have in your pc.
After finishing the download install the driver in your system. Simply double click on the installer program and follow the onscreen guidelines to complete the installation of “Intel Management Engine Interface” driver in your system.
Now restart your system to make sure the changes takes effect. After restarting your PC is ready to work and your problem of “Intel Management Engine Interface” error will be resolved by now.
That’s all folks. These are the three possible ways for the Resolution. In the above article I tried to solve your problem of Intel Driver in which you got the error “This device cannot start code 10”