BIOS Update [PNWHL57v]



This download record contains options for updating the Intel® Aptio* V UEFI Firmware BIOS core for Intel® NUC Mini PC/Kits/Boards NUC8v5PNK/H/B and Intel® NUC Mini PC/Kits/Boards NUC8v7PNK/H/B.

Available Downloads

  • Windows 10, 64-bit*
  • Size: 17 MB
  • SHA1: 8B47BC7A0E5D1CD5C11ACCF8159540D37525CC3F
  • OS Independent
  • Size: 24 MB
  • SHA1: EFFC4EE8873150EBB8861041540EE81B25F5374C
  • OS Independent
  • Size: 17.1 MB
  • SHA1: 8A7D2341359A68F721EE70CF0C93E4ED707B4412
  • OS Independent
  • Size: 16.3 MB
  • SHA1: F0B26C7BAB9D29E0AAEFF8889ABB2F2300380976

Detailed Description


  • User is required to use transition BIOS PN0040 before flashing to BIOS PN0041 due to ME firmware BIOS layout change.

This download record provides options for updating the BIOS for:

  • Intel® NUC 8 Pro Mini PC NUC8v5PNK
  • Intel® NUC 8 Pro Mini PC NUC8v7PNK
  • Intel® NUC 8 Pro Kit NUC8v5PNK
  • Intel® NUC 8 Pro Kit NUC8v5PNH
  • Intel® NUC 8 Pro Kit NUC8v7PNK
  • Intel® NUC 8 Pro Kit NUC8v7PNH
  • Intel® NUC 8 Pro Board NUC8v5PNB
  • Intel® NUC 8 Pro Board NUC8v7PNB

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 [PNWHL57v.0041.EBU.exe] - Self-extracting Windows*-based update file, designed to be used on Windows systems.
  • F7 BIOS update [PNv0041.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.

Not sure if this is the right BIOS for your Intel® NUC?
Run Intel® Driver & Support Assistant to automatically detect updates.

Related topic
Troubleshooting BIOS Issues

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