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Uninstall Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software


Last Reviewed: 11-Apr-2017
Article ID: 000005587

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Uninstalling Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software also removes the Wi-Fi driver of the Intel® Wireless adapter. As a result, you can't use the wireless adapter on your computer. We only recommend uninstalling the driver as a final troubleshooting option. You shouldn't uninstall unless directed by an Intel technical support agent.

If you must uninstall, download the latest Wi-Fi drivers before starting this process.

 

Click your version of Windows* below for steps to uninstall the Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software.

Windows® 10
  1. Right-click the Start button
  2. Select either Programs and Features or Apps and Features
  3. Click Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software.
  4. Click Uninstall. Select Yes to accept the User Account Control popup for Windows 7/8.1 and 10. An uninstall message displays.
  5. Select from the list and click Next. Select one of the following: After you remove the software, a "Completed!" message displays.
    • Save Settings: Save settings and files applicable to the current version of the application.
    • Discard Settings: Do not save application settings. The removal can take several minutes.
  6. Click Finish. A message prompts you to restart your computer.
  7. Click Yes to restart the computer.
Windows 8*/8.1*:
  1. Select Charms
  2. Select Settings
  3. Select Control Panel
  4. Select Programs and Features
  5. Click Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software.
  6. Click Uninstall. Select Yes to accept the User Account Control popup for Windows 7/8.1 and 10. An uninstall message displays.
  7. Select from the list and click Next. Select one of the following: After you remove the software, a "Completed!" message displays.
    • Save Settings: Save settings and files applicable to the current version of the application.
    • Discard Settings: Do not save application settings. The removal can take several minutes.
  8. Click Finish. A message prompts you to restart your computer.
  9. Click Yes to restart the computer.
Windows 7*:
  1. Click Start > Control Panel > Programs and Features
  2. Click Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software.
  3. Click Uninstall. Select Yes to accept the User Account Control popup for Windows 7/8.1 and 10. An uninstall message displays.
  4. Select from the list and click Next. Select one of the following: After you remove the software, a "Completed!" message displays.
    • Save Settings: Save settings and files applicable to the current version of the application.
    • Discard Settings: Do not save application settings. The removal can take several minutes.
  5. Click Finish. A message prompts you to restart your computer.
  6. Click Yes to restart the computer.
Windows XP*:
  1. Click Start > Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs
  2. Click Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software.
  3. Click Uninstall. Select Yes to accept the User Account Control popup for Windows 7/8.1 and 10. An uninstall message displays.
  4. Select from the list and click Next. Select one of the following: After you remove the software, a "Completed!" message displays.
    • Save Settings: Save settings and files applicable to the current version of the application.
    • Discard Settings: Do not save application settings. The removal can take several minutes.
  5. Click Finish. A message prompts you to restart your computer.
  6. Click Yes to restart the computer.
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