This page describes Intel® PROSet for Intel® Ethernet wired Adapters and network connections. For wireless connection software see What is Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software?
Facts about Intel® PROSet for Windows* Device Manager
- Integrated into the Windows* Device Manager adapter properties.
- Does not exist as a separate application.
- No control panel or Windows system tray icon exists.
- Configure adapter settings using the properties tabs in Windows Device Manager.
- Provides extra services such as adapter diagnostics, boot agent settings, and help topics for configuration.
- Required when Advanced Networking Services (ANS) for teaming and VLAN configuration is installed.
How do I access Windows* Device Manager?
To access Device Manager in Windows 2000*, Windows XP*, or Windows Server 2003*:
- Right click My Computer
- Choose Properties
- Click Hardware tab
- Click Device Manager
To access Device Manager in Windows 7*, Windows Vista*, Windows Server 2008*, or Windows Server 2008 R2:
- Right click Computer
- Choose Properties
- Click Device Manager (under Tasks in the left-hand column)
How do I get help with adapter settings?
Click on any setting to display the associated help information.
||Help is displayed only if Intel® PROSet for Windows* Device Manager is installed.|
Do I need Intel® PROSet?
Installation of Intel® PROSet for Windows Device Manager is optional. Intel PROSet must be installed if you want to use Advanced Networking Services (ANS).
Where can I get Intel PROSet?
- Download Center has packages combining the latest drivers and Intel PROSet software.
- Each package includes drivers and software for one Windows version.
- Drivers for multiple adapters are included in each download package.
- Not every adapter is supported in each version of Microsoft Windows*.
What version of Intel PROSet do I have installed?
You can read the Intel PROSet version using Windows* Device Manager, network adapter properties, link speed tab as shown in the figure below.
How do I use Teaming with Advanced Networking Services (ANS)?
This applies to: