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What Are the Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Connection Utility Menu Options?

The Intel® PROSet/Wireless Wi-Fi Connection Utility menu options can be used to configure your network settings. A brief overview of each of the following menu options for Microsoft Windows XP* is provided. Further details on the options are available in the Installation and use section of the support site for your wireless adapter.

Connection Utility

File menu

Exit: Closes the Intel PROSet/Wireless Wi-Fi Connection Utility.

Tools Menu

Application settings: Allows you to set system wide connection preferences.

Intel Wireless Troubleshooter: Helps you resolve Wi-Fi network connection problems.

Manual diagnostics tool: Runs a set of diagnostics tests that verify the functionality of your Wi-Fi adapter.

Administrator tool: Allows administrators or anyone who has administrator privileges on the computer to configure shared profiles (Pre-logon/Common, Persistent, and Voice over IP [VoIP]). It can also be used by an Information Technology department to configure user settings within the Intel PROSet/Wireless software and to create custom install packages to export to other systems.

Note The administrator tool is available only if it was installed during a custom installation of the Intel PROSet/Wireless software.

Advanced menu

Adapter settings: Displays adapter settings that are equivalent to the settings in the Windows* advanced settings. To view the Windows advanced settings, click Start > Network Connections > Wi-Fi Network Connection > Properties > Configure.

Advanced statistics: Determines how the adapter communicates with an access point.

Use Windows to manage Wi-Fi: Enables Windows XP as the Wi-Fi manager.

Profiles menu

Manage profiles: Allows you to create or edit profiles.

Manage exclusions:
Allows you to exclude networks from automatic connection.

Help menu

Help: Starts the online help.

About: Displays version information for the currently installed application components.

Related topics
Open or close Intel® PROSet/Wireless Wi-Fi Connection Utility on Microsoft Windows XP
Where can I find more information on the adapter settings on Windows XP?
Where can I find more information on the advanced statistics?

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® PROSet/Wireless Software
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-025774
Last Modified: 02-Oct-2014
Date Created: 26-Mar-2007
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