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Uninstalling an Intel® WiFi Adapter Driver


Removing the Intel® WiFi adapter driver means you will not be able to use the wireless adapter on your computer. Uninstalling the driver is recommended as a final troubleshooting option and should not be done unless directed by an Intel technical support agent.

If uninstalling the driver is recommended, download the latest drivers before starting this process. See Intel® PROSet/ Wireless Software Downloads

Note Uninstalling the driver for the Wi-Fi adapter does not uninstall associated software.

Complete the following steps to uninstall the Intel Wi-Fi adapter driver:

  1. Open the Device Manager:
    Windows XP*: Start > Control Panel > System > Hardware
    Windows Vista*/Windows 7*: Start > Control Panel > System and Security > System
  2. Double-click Network adapters to expand the section.
  3. Right-click the Intel Wi-Fi adapter and select Properties.
  4. Click Driver tab.
  5. Click Uninstall.
  6. Check Delete the driver software for this device and click OK.
Related topics
Uninstall Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Connection Utility
Identify your Intel® wireless adapter and driver version number

This applies to:

Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N + WiMAX 6250
Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6200
Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205
Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205 For Desktop
Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6230
Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6235
Intel® Centrino® Ultimate-N 6300
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N + WiMAX 6150
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 100
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 1000
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 1030
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 105
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 130
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 135
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 2200
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 2200 For Desktop
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 2230
Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160
Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260
Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 for Desktop
Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7260
Intel® PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection
Intel® PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Network Connection
Intel® PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
Intel® WiFi Link 1000
Intel® WiFi Link 5300 and Intel® WiFi Link 5100 products
Intel® WiMAX/WiFi Link 5350 and Intel® WiMAX/WiFi Link 5150 products
Intel® Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN
Intel® Wireless-N 7260

Solution ID: CS-025395
Last Modified: 19-Aug-2015
Date Created: 08-Jan-2007
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