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Uninstall Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software

Last Reviewed: 29-Dec-2016
Article ID: 000005587

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Uninstalling Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software also removes the Intel® WiFi adapter driver. You will not be able to 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 drivers before starting this process. See Intel® PROSet/ Wireless Software downloads.


To uninstall Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software, use the steps below to find Programs and Features. Once you are in Programs and Features, follow the "All operating systems" instructions.

Windows® 10:

  1. Right click the Start button
  2. Select Programs and Features

Windows 8*/8.1*:
  1. Select Charms
  2. Select Settings
  3. Select Control Panel
  4. Select Programs and Features

Windows 7*:
Click Start > Control Panel > Programs and Features

Windows XP*
Click Start > Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs

All operating systems:

  1. Click Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software.
  2. Click Uninstall. Select Yes to accept the User Account Control popup for Windows 7 and 8. An uninstall message displays.
  3. Select from the list and click Next. Select one of the following:
    • 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.
    After the software is removed, a "Completed!" message displays.
  4. Click Finish. A message prompts you to restart your computer.
  5. Click Yes to restart the computer.
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