Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software and Drivers for IT administrators

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Version: 16.7.0 (Previously Released)
Date: 12/17/2013
Size: 18.14 MB
Language: English
Operating Systems: Windows 8.1*, Windows 8.1, 32-bit*
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Version: 16.7.0 (Previously Released)
Date: 12/17/2013
Size: 29.72 MB
Language: English
Operating Systems: Windows 8.1*, Windows 8.1, 64-bit*
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Version: 16.7.0 (Previously Released)
Date: 12/17/2013
Size: 18.14 MB
Language: English
Operating Systems: Windows 8*, Windows 8, 32-bit*
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Version: 16.7.0 (Previously Released)
Date: 12/17/2013
Size: 29.72 MB
Language: English
Operating Systems: Windows 8*, Windows 8, 64-bit*
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Version: 16.7.0 (Previously Released)
Date: 12/17/2013
Size: 14.21 MB
Language: English
Operating Systems: Windows 7*, Windows 7, 32-bit*
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Version: 16.7.0 (Previously Released)
Date: 12/17/2013
Size: 24.41 MB
Language: English
Operating Systems: Windows 7*, Windows 7, 64-bit*
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Version: 16.7.0 (Previously Released)
Date: 12/17/2013
Size: 79.6 MB
Language: English
Operating Systems: Windows 7*, Windows 7, 32-bit*, Windows 8*, Windows 8, 32-bit*, Windows 8.1*, Windows 8.1, 32-bit*
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Version: 16.7.0 (Previously Released)
Date: 12/17/2013
Size: 90.12 MB
Language: English
Operating Systems: Windows 7*, Windows 7, 64-bit*, Windows 8*, Windows 8, 64-bit*, Windows 8.1*, Windows 8.1, 64-bit*

Detailed Description

Recommended for IT administrators. Includes driver-only and Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software (Wi-Fi, Bluetooth®, WiMAX) distribution packages.

Purpose:
Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software is recommended for large corporations, universities and medical centers. Smaller organizations may also find the installation and deployment features useful.

Confused about what to download?
Home users: This software is not recommended for home users. The following links are recommended for home users.

Automatically detect and update your drivers and software with the Intel® Driver Update Utility (Intel® DUU).
Manually 
identify your Intel® wireless adapter and driver version number.

Which file should you download?
After selecting download from this page and accepting the end user license agreement, you will be prompted with a popup menu. Download the appropriate file for your Operating System and user requirements. File naming is described below.

Drivers Only:
This is a compressed package which includes all files required to install the wireless adapter drivers only. The ZIP package allows you to extract the drivers for installation on multiple systems.

Windows 8.1* 32-Bit: Wireless_(version)_De132.zip
Windows 8.1 64-Bit: Wireless_(version)_De164.zip

Windows 8* 32-Bit: Wireless_(version)_De32.zip
Windows 8 64-Bit: Wireless_(version)_De64.zip

Windows 7* 32-Bit: Wireless_(version)_Ds32.zip
Windows 7 64-Bit: Wireless_(version)_Ds64.zip


Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software (includes Drivers):
This is a compressed package which includes all files required to install the wireless adapter drivers and PROSet/Wireless Software. The ZIP package allows you to extract the drivers and software for installation on multiple systems.

These files include Windows 8.1, Windows 8 and Windows 7 application software and drivers. 
Windows 8.1, Windows 8 and Windows 7 32-Bit: Wireless_(version)_Win32.zip
Windows 8.1, Windows 8 and Windows 7 64-Bit: Wireless_(version)_Win64.zip

Note:
The following products do not support Windows 8.1 32-bit.
Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260  
Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7260   
Intel® Wireless-N 7260  
Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160
Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 for Desktop


How to install:
Download the file to a folder on your PC. Use a 3rd party unzip application to open the file and unzip the contents.  


Review information for IT administrators on installation options including silent install 
Review new information on using setup.xml for installation options available with Intel PROSet/Wireless version 16.6.0 and later. 

Additional notes:

Intel® Wireless Display customers:
Intel® My WiFi Technology is now installed by default. Because of this, Intel® Wireless Display users no longer need to install a special version of Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Connection Utility.  

How to update your software:
1. Close the Intel® Wireless Display Software.
2. Install the Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software.
3. Install the Intel® Wireless Display Software.

Determine if your system meets 
Intel® Wireless Display requirements.


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 websites.

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.


Getting support:
The Wireless Support Community Forum is a monitored peer-to-peer exchange for the Intel wireless community.  

Forum link

Support for Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software can also be accessed by chatting with a live support agent. Please follow this link to chat with an agent.

Chat link