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Configure automatic wireless connection on Windows Vista*

You can connect to a wireless network through automatic connection.

To start Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software, use one of the following methods:

  1. Click Start > Control Panel > Network and Internet > Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software Tools.
  2. Right-click the Taskbar icon located in the lower right corner of your Windows* Desktop select Network and Sharing Center and click on Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software Tools under the See also subsection.

Automatic Connection

If an existing profile matches an available network, you are automatically connected
to that wireless network.

Configuring Windows Vista* WLAN AutoConfig

Note Windows Vista WLAN AutoConfig is equivalent to XP’s Wireless Zero Configuration.
  1. Click Start > Control Panel
  2. Switch to Classic View and select Administrative Tools

  3. Double-click Services

  4. Search for WLAN AutoConfig on the list by scrolling down and double-click to view the properties.

  5. Change the Startup Type to Automatic then click the Start button to initiate the service and click OK.

  6. Go to File menu and select Exit to close the Services window.

Operating System:

Windows Vista 64*, Windows Vista 32*

This applies to:

IntelŽ CentrinoŽ Advanced-N + WiMAX 6250
IntelŽ CentrinoŽ Advanced-N 6200
IntelŽ CentrinoŽ Advanced-N 6230
IntelŽ CentrinoŽ Advanced-N 6235
IntelŽ CentrinoŽ Ultimate-N 6300
IntelŽ CentrinoŽ Wireless-N + WiMAX 6150
IntelŽ CentrinoŽ Wireless-N 1000
IntelŽ CentrinoŽ Wireless-N 105
IntelŽ CentrinoŽ Wireless-N 135
IntelŽ CentrinoŽ Wireless-N 2200
IntelŽ CentrinoŽ Wireless-N 2200 For Desktop
IntelŽ CentrinoŽ Wireless-N 2230
IntelŽ PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection
IntelŽ PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Network Connection
IntelŽ PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
IntelŽ WiMAX/WiFi Link 5350 and IntelŽ WiMAX/WiFi Link 5150 products
IntelŽ Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN

Solution ID: CS-029513
Last Modified: 17-Jul-2014
Date Created: 29-Jul-2008
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