BIOS Update [DNKBLi7v]



This download record contains options for updating the BIOS of Intel® NUC Kit NUC7i7DNHE, NUC7i7DNKE, and Intel® NUC Board NUC7i7DNBE.

Available Downloads

  • Windows 10, 64-bit*
  • Size: 13.3 MB
  • SHA1: EBD978176DCACEEE7621AC2681B769E529A38581
  • OS Independent
  • Size: 14.3 MB
  • SHA1: CF34642124AC253D1CB6F369946F6226288694FB
  • OS Independent
  • Size: 12.9 MB
  • SHA1: E985F22CECE567E36B0E07C20ECD242C85423969
  • OS Independent
  • Size: 13 MB
  • SHA1: 41BB81BE44169DA8283FC55223A0DD227036070E

Detailed Description

This download record provides options for updating the BIOS of Intel® NUC Kit NUC7i7DNHE, NUC7i7DNKE, and Intel® NUC Board NUC7i7DNBE. You only need to download one.

Which file should I choose?

  • Express BIOS update [DNKBLi7v.86A.0075.EB.msi] - Self-extracting Windows*-based update file, designed to be used on Windows systems.
  • Recovery BIOS update [] - A .BIO file to be used for F7 BIOS Update method or a BIOS recovery process. 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 or CD.
  • iFlash BIOS update [] - A DOS-based utility to update the BIOS regardless of operating system. It requires a USB flash device or CD.
  • UEFI BIOS update [] - Allows updating of the BIOS from the EFI shell. It requires a USB flash device.

What's new in this release?
See the release notes for additional fixes and new features in this BIOS version.


  • 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.
  • When beginning a BIOS update process, it can take up to 30 seconds for messages to appear on the screen. Once the update process has started, do not power down your system before the update is complete. The update process will take up to 3 minutes.
  • Downgrading the BIOS to an earlier version isn't recommended and might not be supported.
  • To fix the m.2 NVMe speed issue, the BIOS must be installed using the jumper recovery method.
  • Optional: The UQI list file included in this record provides UQI values that can be used by Intel® Integrator Toolkit and VCUST.

Not sure if this is the right BIOS for your Intel NUC?
Run Intel® Driver Update Utility to automatically detect driver or software updates.

Related topic
Troubleshooting BIOS Issues

Product and Performance Information


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