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T460s Tried to update Intel Management Engine Firmware (Version but failed.

I tried to update the Intel Management Engine Firmware (Version but failed. 


Then every time I tried to power on my laptop, it either couldn't boot (the power button flashed for 1~2 seconds and then turned down) or encountered "(A7) Me FW Downgrade - Request MeSpiLock Failed". Right now, my computer can not restart -- it will turn off and won't power on again.


This is the ThinkPad Setup:




I tried the recommendation from a thread ( and encountered this problem:



Moderator note: image containing serial number removed to prevent abuse.

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Re: T460s Tried to update Intel Management Engine Firmware (Version but failed.

Hello and welcome,


I've removed the image containing the system's serial number.  There is other info in that image that may help others to help you.  Please repost with the serial number obscured.




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