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What's New in the Latest Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software Release


Last Reviewed: 02-Feb-2017
Article ID: 000006954

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New features for each release of Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software:

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Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software 19.30.019.30.0 adds the following features (January 18, 2017)
  • This release includes fixes for customer critical issues for the following adapters:
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168
    • Intel® Tri-Band Wireless-AC 18260
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260
    • Intel® Tri-Band Wireless-AC 17265
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7265
    • Intel® Wireless-N 7265
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7260
    • Intel® Wireless-N 7260
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160
Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software 19.20.319.20.3 adds the following features (December 5, 2016)
  • This release includes fixes for customer critical issues for the following adapters:
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168
    • Intel® Tri-Band Wireless-AC 18260
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260
    • Intel® Tri-Band Wireless-AC 17265
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7265
    • Intel® Wireless-N 7265
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7260
    • Intel® Wireless-N 7260
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160
Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software 19.20.019.20.0 adds the following features (October 18, 2016)
  • This release includes fixes for customer critical issues for the following adapters on Windows® 10:
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168
    • Intel® Tri-Band Wireless-AC 18260
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260
    • Intel® Tri-Band Wireless-AC 17265
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7265
    • Intel® Wireless-N 7265
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7260
    • Intel® Wireless-N 7260
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160
Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software 19.10.019.10.0 adds the following features (September 20, 2016)
  • This release includes fixes for customer critical issues for the following adapters on Windows® 10:
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168
    • Intel® Tri-Band Wireless-AC 18260
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260
    • Intel® Tri-Band Wireless-AC 17265
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7265
    • Intel® Wireless-N 7265
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7260
    • Intel® Wireless-N 7260
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160
Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software 19.2.019.2.0 adds the following features (August 30, 2016)
  • This release includes fixes for customer critical issues for the following adapters on Windows® 10:
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168
    • Intel® Tri-Band Wireless-AC 18260
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260
    • Intel® Tri-Band Wireless-AC 17265
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7265
    • Intel® Wireless-N 7265
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7260
    • Intel® Wireless-N 7260
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160
Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software 19.1.019.1.0 adds the following features (August 8, 2016)
  • Support for the Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265 2x2 11ac adapter.
  • Support for downlink Multi-User MIMO with Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265.
  • This release includes fixes for customer critical issues for the following adapters:
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168
    • Intel® Tri-Band Wireless-AC 18260
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260
    • Intel® Tri-Band Wireless-AC 17265
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7265
    • Intel® Wireless-N 7265
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7260
    • Intel® Wireless-N 7260
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160
Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software 19.0.119.0.1 adds the following features (July 19, 2016)
  • Removal of Intel® Hotspot Assistant (HSA). The HSA will no longer be installed on new systems or will get removed if already present on the system. This will only take effect on Windows 7 and 8.1, as HSA is already not supported on Windows 10.
  • Intel® Power Sharing Manager will now get installed as part of the WiFi installation package.
  • This release includes fixes for customer critical issues for the following adapters:
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168
    • Intel® Tri-Band Wireless-AC 18260
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260
    • Intel® Tri-Band Wireless-AC 17265
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7265
    • Intel® Wireless-N 7265
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7260
    • Intel® Wireless-N 7260
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160
Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software 18.40.418.40.4 adds the following features (June 28, 2016)
  • This release includes fixes for customer critical issues for the following adapters:
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168
    • Intel® Tri-Band Wireless-AC 18260
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260
    • Intel® Tri-Band Wireless-AC 17265
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7265
    • Intel® Wireless-N 7265
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7260
    • Intel® Wireless-N 7260
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160
Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software 17.16.017.16.0 adds the following features (April 20, 2015)
  • This release includes fixes for customer critical issues for the following adapters:
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7265
    • Intel® Wireless-N 7265
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7260
    • Intel® Wireless-N 7260
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160
Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software 17.14.017.14.0 adds the following features (December 17, 2013)
  • This release includes fixes for legacy adapter drivers for the following adapters:
    • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 2230
    • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6235
    • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205
    • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205 For Desktop
    • Intel® Centrino® Ultimate-N 6300
    • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 105
    • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 135
    • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6230
    • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6200
  • This release is a unified package and supports the following adapters:
    • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 2230
    • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6235
    • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205
    • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205 For Desktop
    • Intel® Centrino® Ultimate-N 6300
    • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 105
    • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 135
    • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6230
    • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6200
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7265
    • Intel® Wireless-N 7265
    • 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
Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software 17.13.1117.13.11 adds the following features (April 2014)
  • The AddTrust certificate is used in this release for Windows 7* for the following adapters:
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7265
    • Intel® Wireless-N 7265
    • 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
  • uAPSD is disabled by default for installation and upgrade in this release for the following adapters:
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7265
    • Intel® Wireless-N 7265
    • 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
Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software 17.1.017.1.0 adds the following features (August 2014)
  • This release is primarily to provide software and driver updates for legacy hardware to include the following:
    • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 2230
    • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6235
    • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205
    • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205 For Desktop
    • Intel® Centrino® Ultimate-N 6300
    • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 105
    • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 135
Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software 17.0.617.0.6 adds the following features (July 2014)
  • Support for WiDi 5.0 and for ME10/WiAMT for the following adapters:
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7265
    • Intel® Wireless-N 7265
    • 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
  • Support for cTDP for following adapters:
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7265
    • Intel® Wireless-N 7265
Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software 17.0.517.0.5 adds the following features (July 2014)
  • Package version consistency (driver apps) after upgrades. Software single package installed version is now reflected at this registry location: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Intel\Wireless\Install Version = "XX.X.X" for the following adapters:
    • 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
  • Beamformee feature added for the following adapter:
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160
Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software 17.0.217.0.2 adds the following features (May 2014)
  • uAPSD disable/enable feature added in adapter driver properties for the following adapters:
    • 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
Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software 17.0.017.0.0 adds the following features (April 2014)
  • New Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software code base with support for products under development:
    • 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
Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software 16.11.016.11.0 adds the following features (April 2014)
  • Support for the Location Based Service feature on Ivy Bridge-based Intel® vPRO platforms:
    • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 2230
    • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6235
    • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205
    • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205 For Desktop
    • Intel® Centrino® Ultimate-N 6300
    • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 2200
    • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 2200 For Desktop
    • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 105
    • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 135
    • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N WiMAX 6150
    • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N WiMAX 6250
    • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 1030
    • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6230
    • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 100
    • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 130
    • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6200
    • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 1000
    • Intel® WiFi Link 1000
    • Intel® WiFi Link 5300
    • Intel® WiFi Link 5100
Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software 16.10.016.10.0 adds the following features (February 2014)
  • Support for Windows 7* on Bay Trail-based Intel® tablets for the following adapters:
    • 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
Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software 16.7.016.7.0 adds the following features (December 17, 2013)
  • Support for Windows 8.1* for the following adapters:
    • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 2200
    • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 2200 For Desktop
    • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 105
    • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 135
    • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N WiMAX 6150
    • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N WiMAX 6250
    • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 1030
    • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6230
    • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 100
    • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 130
    • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6200
    • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 1000
    • Intel® WiFi Link 1000
  • Support for the data reordering fix on Windows 8* for the following adapters:
    • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 2200
    • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 2200 For Desktop
    • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N WiMAX 6150
Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software 16.6.016.6.0 adds the following features (November 14, 2013)
  • Support for Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160
  • Support for the data reordering fix on Windows 8* for the following adapters:
    • 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
    • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6235
    • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205
    • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205 For Desktop
    • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N WiMAX 6250
    • Intel® Centrino® Ultimate-N 6300
  • Support for the data reordering fix on Windows 7* for the following adapters:
    • 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
Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software 16.5.316.5.3 adds the following features (October 17, 2013)
  • Support for Windows 8.1* for the following adapters:
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7260
    • Intel® Wireless-N 7260
    • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 2230
    • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6235
    • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205
    • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205 For Desktop
    • Intel® Centrino® Ultimate-N 6300
  • Support for Connected Standby on the following adapters:
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260
    • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7260
    • Intel® Wireless-N 7260
 
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