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What are Intel® PROSet/Wireless tool tips and desktop alerts on Windows XP*?

Tool Tips

Tool tips display when the mouse pointer rolls over the icon. The tool tips display text for each of the connection states.

Desktop Alerts and Information Notifications

Enable Alert and Information Notifications:

  1. Click Tools --> Application Settings from the main window.
  2. Under Notifications, you may choose from the choices shown below.
  3. Click OK.
  4. Turn on the WiFi radio from the main window.

When user action is required, a desktop alert displays. If you click the alert, an appropriate action is taken. For example when WiFi networks are found, the following alert displays:

What should I do when a Desktop Alert appears?

Click the desktop alert to connect to network in the WiFi Networks list.

Once connected, the alert displays the WiFi network that you are connected to, the speed of the connection, signal quality and IP address.

Desktop alerts are also used to indicate if there is a connection problem. Click the alert to open the Intel® Wireless Troubleshooter.

Operating System:

Windows XP *, Windows XP 64-Bit Edition*

This applies to:

Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N + WiMAX 6250
Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6200
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 1000
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 105
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 135
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 2200
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 2200 For Desktop
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 2230
Intel® PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection
Intel® PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Network Connection
Intel® PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
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

Solution ID: CS-025734
Last Modified: 09-Apr-2014
Date Created: 15-Mar-2007
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