2100 Driver [INTEL(R)PROWIRELESS21_125836.ZIP]
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File name:
Intel(R)PROWireless21_125836.zip
Version:
1.2.5.37
Date:
10/26/2006
Status:
Latest
Size:
0.84 MB
Language:
English
Operating Systems:
Windows 2000 *, Windows Vista Business, 32-bit version*, Windows Vista Enterprise, 32-bit version*, Windows Vista Home Basic, 32-bit version*, Windows Vista Home Premium, 32-bit version*, Windows Vista Starter, 32-bit version*, Windows Vista Ultimate, 32-bit version*, Windows XP Home Edition*, Windows XP Media Center Edition*, Windows XP Professional*, Windows XP Tablet PC Edition*

Detailed Description

End of Life Announcement:

The Intel® PRO/Wireless 2100 Network Connection is End of Life (EOL). This product is no longer being manufactured by Intel, nor will Intel provide any future software updates to support new operating systems or improve compatibility with third party devices and software products. It is expected that phone and email support will continue for this product through December 30, 2008, and web support will continue through December 30, 2009.

THESE DOCUMENTS ARE PROVIDED FOR HISTORICAL REFERENCE PURPOSES ONLY AND ARE SUBJECT TO THE TERMS SET FORTH IN THE "LEGAL INFORMATION" LINK BELOW. For information on currently available Intel products, please see www.intel.com and/or developer.intel.com

Intel® PRO/Wireless 2100 Network Connection - 1.2.5.37 Driver for Microsoft Windows Vista/XP/2000*

OEM Supplied Versus Intel Provided Generic Software:

Intel recommends that you obtain and use the software provided via your laptop manufacturer.

OEM Software Download Locations: Listing of Laptop Manufacturer's Web Sites.

Intel is a supplier of laptop components and does not manufacture or sell complete laptop systems. The software provided by Intel below is a generic version. Each laptop computer original equipment manufacturer (OEM) may have altered the features, incorporated customizations, or made other changes to the software or software packaging they provide. The software provided has not been verified by your laptop manufacturer as to compatibility or other operation.

Intel or the laptop computer original equipment manufacturer (OEM) may not provide technical support for some or all issues that could arise from the usage of this software.

Support for Microsoft Windows Vista:

1. A non-Inbox NDIS 5.1 driver is provided for the Intel® PRO/Wireless 2100 Network Connection.

2. Intel® PROSet/Wireless Network Connection Software is not supported on Microsoft Windows Vista.

3. Only Intel wireless drivers are supported on the Microsoft Windows Vista operating system. Intel PROSet/Wireless Network Connection Software is not supported. Intel PROSet/Wireless will be replaced with Microsoft Windows Vista IHV service. Support for the Microsoft Windows Vista IHV service will be available in the upcoming software release from Intel in Q2’07, excluding the Intel PRO/Wireless 2100 Network Connection.

4. To update your system to the correct Microsoft Windows Vista driver if you inadvertently loaded an Intel PRO/Wireless 2100 Network Connection driver not compliant with Microsoft Windows Vista:

1. Go to My Computer>Manage>Device Manager>Network Adapters>Uninstall.

2. If the Intel PRO/Wireless 2100 Network Connection does not appear in Device Manager, but appears as Other devices>Network Controller, right-click on Network Controller>Update driver and point to the INF file from the new driver folder.

If the above does not work, try the following:

1. Delete C:\Windows\System32\w20ncpa.dll.

2. Go to My Computer>Manage>Device Manager>Network Adapters. Right-click on 2100>Update driver and point to the INF file from the new driver folder.

This download is valid for the product(s) listed below.
Intel® PRO/Wireless 2100 Network Connection