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Intel Proset Wireless Software is a wireless management utility that allows users to manage Wi-Fi networks from their Intel Core processor. Intel PROset Wireless Software can be used on PCs, laptops and tablets running Windows 7 or later operating systems.
This article will give you 14 proven tips for mastering the software, so read on!
Find the Intel PROset Wireless Software icon on your desktop by right-clicking and then left-clicking.
Click “Intel ProSet” to open the utility, or find it in your Control Panel if you have Windows XP.
Select Manage Profiles from the menu bar and click Add Profile. The default profile will already be selected for you; all that’s required is a name for this new one. Fill out any fields with information about security type (WPA), encryption key length (128 bits) and other settings as desired before proceeding to next steps of adding wireless networks to connect to. Notes will also be able to including names of WiFI Networks which can come in handy when managing more than one network at
Tip: Create a new Intel PROset profile, even if you’re not changing the defaults. Install all drivers and software in sequence to troubleshoot driver issues when updating profiles. (Download)
Ensure that your computer is set up correctly for fast wireless connections by disabling power management functions such as sleep mode or screen saver while running on battery power. This can be done through Control Panel -> Power Options -> Change plan settings -> Change advanced power settings-> Sleep setting: NEVER/Display turn off after: Never.
Disable any other network adapters except for the one being installed at this time from Device Manager, Network Connections tab before proceeding with installation of Intel PROSet Wireless Software utility from CD or from the downloaded file.
Ensure Intel PROSet Wireless Software utility is installed in a user account with administrative privileges or as an administrator. This will allow you to save profiles for all users on that computer, and modify any settings that are pertain only to the current user profile at another time when logged into your own account
When editing a wireless network name (SSID), make sure the value contains no more than 32 characters including spaces. The word “password” cannot be used while setting up an SSID; it must instead be replaced by asterisks (*). Otherwise, Wi-Fi Protected Setup will not work correctly. You can use numbers within these limits, but they need to be changed back later before