BIOS Update for Intel® NUC 9 Extreme Laptop Kits - LAPQC71x [QCCFL357]



This download record provides options for updating the Intel® Aptio* V UEFI Firmware of Intel® NUC 9 Extreme Laptop Kits.

Available Downloads

  • Windows 10, 64-bit*
  • Size: 9.1 MB
  • SHA1: F671FAAF109B48B7B50C2F46CE8CC7CB84B8C8B3
  • OS Independent
  • Size: 17 MB
  • SHA1: CE7E4977A3321CF037FAB8F97E24C36D2C93D897
  • OS Independent
  • Size: 8.4 MB
  • SHA1: CD57E3E061375B5539226E67BDA1EB1A9808562E

Detailed Description


This download record provides options for updating the BIOS of Intel® NUC 9 Extreme Laptop Kits.


  • It will take up to five full charge cycles for the battery management system to normalize and report to Windows the correct usage amount.

Which file to choose?

  • Express BIOS Update [QCCFL357.0138.EBU.exe] - Self-extracting Windows*-based update file, designed to be used on Windows systems.
  • F7 BIOS update [QC0138.CAP] - .CAP file to be used for F7 BIOS Update method. 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. 

New Features/Fixes

  • Updated: EC FW to v1.31.09 to fix battery capacity and charging issues.
  • Updated: Changed battery charge voltage level for batteries older than 360 days.
  • Fixed: The issue that caused some devices not to turn on after updating to BIOS 0126.
  • Fixed: When updating the BIOS, if the SATA Mode Selection was set to RAID, the update would cause the SATA Mode Selection to change to AHCI.
  • Fixed: Where CCI and the BIOS wouldn’t remember the LED settings when the device was rebooted.
  • Fixed: The Fn key response time.


  • The Intel® Aptio* V Integrator Tools are designed to assist integrators (who usually work in manufacturing or enterprise environment) with the process of BIOS/SMBIOS customization, OEM Windows* product key injection (OEM Activation 3.0, OA3), changing the Logo, and so on of Intel® NUC AptioV based products.
  • The readme file includes BIOS update instructions for advanced users. You can also find detailed step-by-step instructions on how to use each of these BIOS update methods.
  • See the release notes for installation instructions, supported hardware, what's new, bug fixes, and known issues in this BIOS version.  

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