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
- Provides extra services such as help topics, adapter diagnostics, and boot agent settings.
- Integrated into the Windows* Device Manager adapter properties.
- Configure adapter settings using the properties tabs in Windows Device Manager.
- Required when Advanced Networking Services (ANS) for teaming and VLAN configuration is installed.
- Does not exist as a separate application.
- No control panel or Windows system tray icon exists.
- Use the Link Speed tab for diagnostics, link speed and duplex configuration, and identity information about your Intel® Ethernet device.
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).
To access Windows Device Manager in Windows 8:
- From the Windows start screen type device manager.
- In the search screen on the right-hand side, click or tap Settings.
- In the search results click or tap Device Manager.
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 Software?
Installation of Intel® PROSet for Windows Device Manager is optional. Intel® PROSet Software must be installed if you want to use Advanced Networking Services (ANS).
Where can I get Intel® PROSet Software?
- 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 Software do I have installed?
You can read the Intel® PROSet Software version using Windows Device Manager, network adapter properties, link speed tab as shown in the figure below.
This applies to: