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Disable AMT

sunp76
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I am developing drivers for intel controller with AMT. Is there a place where I can disable AMT via some confguration registers. I disabled thro BIOS but doesn't seem working.. Where can I get more documentation and more assistance..

Thanks in advance..
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RBens2
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I am developing drivers for intel controller with AMT. Is there a place where I can disable AMT via some confguration registers. I disabled thro BIOS but doesn't seem working.. Where can I get more documentation and more assistance..

Thanks in advance..

Hi Sunp76,

Due to security issues, there is no way to disable AMT from the host OS. If it were possible, then malicious software could turn off System Defense and then compromise the system. So, you're really going down a dead end by trying to programmatically turn off AMT.

Later,
Roger
sunp76
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Hi Sunp76,

Due to security issues, there is no way to disable AMT from the host OS. If it were possible, then malicious software could turn off System Defense and then compromise the system. So, you're really going down a dead end by trying to programmatically turn off AMT.

Later,
Roger

Thanks Roger, That's what I thought so.. Thanks for clarifying..
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