Article ID: 000055659 Content Type: Troubleshooting Last Reviewed: 07/22/2021

Error When Intel® NUC Starts: (A7) Me FW Downgrade - Request MeSpiLock Failed

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Summary

Perform a BIOS recovery to resolve errors: "(A7) Me FW Downgrade - Request MeSpiLock Failed...boot!"

Description

The following errors occur when starting the Intel® NUC:

  • (A7) Me FW Downgrade - Request MeSpiLock Failed
  • Error sending End of Post message to ME: HECI disabled, proceeding with boot!
Resolution

Perform a BIOS recovery using the Bios Recovery by Security Jumper method.