How to Install Intel Proset Wireless Utility
The Intel PROSet/Wireless Software utility allows you to perform a multitude of tasks related to your computer's Intel Wi-Fi adapter, such as the ability to view detailed usage statistics, diagnose connection issues and manage multiple wireless profiles. The Intel Download Center provides the latest version of the Intel PROSet/Wireless Software utility for your Intel Wi-Fi adapter free of charge. Before downloading the Intel PROSet/Wireless Software utility, you must get to know the exact model type of your Intel Wi-Fi adapter.
Press “Windows-R” to open Run.
Enter “devmgmt.msc” (without quotes) and then press “Enter” to open the Device Manager.
Double-click “Network Adapter” to find your Intel Wi-Fi adapter model listed beneath. Model types usually start with the name Intel Centrino Advanced-N, Intel Centrino Wireless-N, Intel Centrino Wireless-AC or Intel Centrino Ultimate-N.
Visit the Intel Download Center (link in Resources).
Select the “Wireless Networking” option on the Select a Product Family drop-down menu. Next, select “Intel Wi-Fi Products" on the Select a Product Line drop-down menu. Finally, select your Intel Wi-Fi adapter model on the Select a Product Name drop-down menu and then click “Find.”
Select your operating system from the list under Select an Operating System. Next, click the top-most download link under the Results section.
Click “Download” next to the downloadable file that ends with the name “_e32.exe” for 32-bit versions of Windows, or click “Download” next to the downloadable file that ends with the name “_e64.exe” for 64-bit versions of Windows.
Read and accept the Intel license agreement to download the Intel PROSet/Wireless Software and Drivers installer for your Intel Wi-Fi adapter.
Double-click the downloaded file to open the Intel PROSet/Wireless Software and Drivers installation wizard.
Read and agree to the Intel license agreement on the Welcome screen, then click the option labeled “Install” to install the Intel PROSet/Wireless Software utility along with the latest drivers for your Intel Wi-Fi adapter.
Click “Finish” to exit the installer.
- To open the Intel PROSet/Wireless Software utility, press “Windows-W,” type “Intel PROSet” (without quotes) and then press “Enter.”