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  • What is the DAL folder?

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        AskWoody Lounger

        I found an error in my path statement, and traced it to

        “C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel(R) Management Engine Components\DAL”

        Of which there was/is one in both Program Files and Program Files (x86).

        In both cases the folders were empty or nonexistent, causing the path error.  I put in the missing folder and “Voila!” The path was happy.

        What is the point of that/those folders since there is nothing in them?

        Chuck Billow

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        Da Boss

        What is the point of that/those folders since there is nothing in them?

        From an old Windows 7 thread on

        Intel(R) Management Engine Components\DAL is used by the Intel DAL client service. This service manages the host side when using Intel DAL (Dynamic Loader Application). It’s listed in Windows Services as Intel(R) Dynamic Application Loader Host Interface Service or in short jhi_service (BTW- If you don’t know about this Intel feature, try google it…).

        Intel DAL is used by security-based applications such as Intel IPT, Intel SGX, China UnionPay PoS, and more.

        From Intel’s website:
        Intel® Dynamic Application Loader – Home
        Intel® Dynamic Application Loader – Overview

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