BIOS Update [INWHL357]



This download record contains options for updating the Intel® Aptio* V UEFI Firmware BIOS core for Intel® NUC Mini PC NUC8i7INH and NUC8i5INH.

Available Downloads

  • Windows 11 Family*, Windows 10, 64-bit*
  • Size: 10.1 MB
  • OS Independent
  • Size: 18 MB
  • SHA1: E292C68F5BFD549FD1F45C0698DA516DADD54D6F
  • OS Independent
  • Size: 10.4 MB
  • SHA1: 51B995BAF3ECC58A73CA788EB77D2547D755B483
  • OS Independent
  • Size: 9.5 MB
  • SHA1: 663BAACE81BBFBD64834B8AA4F4FDC80A9A4D3B6

Detailed Description


This download record provides options for updating the BIOS for Intel® NUC Mini PC NUC8i7INH and NUC8i5INH. You only need to download one.

The readme file includes BIOS update instructions for advanced users. If you need complete step-by-step instructions on how to use each of these BIOS update methods, refer to BIOS update instructions.

Which file should I choose?

  • Express BIOS update [INWHL357.0049.EBU.exe] - Self-extracting Windows*-based update file, designed to be used on Windows systems.
  • F7 BIOS update [IN0049.CAP] - .CAP file to be used for F7 BIOS Update method. It requires a USB flash device.
  • UEFI BIOS update [] - Allows you to update the BIOS from the EFI Shell. It requires a USB flash device.
  • BIOS Recovery [] - In the unlikely event that a BIOS update is interrupted, it's possible the BIOS may be left in an unusable state. Use the recovery BIOS update to recover from this condition. It requires a USB flash device. Follow the recovery instructions in the Readme file.  

What’s new in this release?

See the release notes for installation instructions, supported hardware, what's new, bug fixes, and known issues in this BIOS version.


  • When doing a BIOS Jumper Recovery, place the INWHL357.CAP RECOVERY CAP file in a folder labeled /EFI/Intel/ on the flash drive being used. DO NOT put the CAP file in the ROOT directory of the drive being used.
  • Bitlocker* Recovery will occur after reloading the default Secure Boot key in BIOS Setup, since IN0049 includes an updated Secure Boot DBX.

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