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Intel® Core™ i9-11900K Can i turn on vpro if i chose Intel® Management Engine off?

Grzegorz710
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Hi 

 

I have dell precision t3650. with Intel® Core™ i9-11900K,  In system managment i've chose Technology Intel® Management Engine off.

 

Can I turn on Vpro in this case? 

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n_scott_pearson
Super User Retired Employee
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No, you cannot. A significant portion of the vPro functionality is hosted by the ME and vPro simply does not work without the ME running. vPro can be enabled only when a vPro-compatible processor is combined with a vPro-capable chipset and, in this context, vPro-capable chipset means one with the vPro components running on the ME.

Let me just add, AFAIAC you should *never* turn the ME off. In addition to things like vPro support, other capabilities - like DRM support - are also running on the ME.

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n_scott_pearson
Super User Retired Employee
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No, you cannot. A significant portion of the vPro functionality is hosted by the ME and vPro simply does not work without the ME running. vPro can be enabled only when a vPro-compatible processor is combined with a vPro-capable chipset and, in this context, vPro-capable chipset means one with the vPro components running on the ME.

Let me just add, AFAIAC you should *never* turn the ME off. In addition to things like vPro support, other capabilities - like DRM support - are also running on the ME.

...S

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