The following features are available in Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software WiFi Connection Utility:
WiFi Protected Setup
Detects when a compatible wireless router is present and provides easy connection to it.
Intel® Wireless Troubleshooter
Provides valuable assistance in resolving wireless connection problems.
Installs the Administrator Tool to the Tools menu. This tool is used to configure common (shared) profiles. The Administrator Tool is also used by an Information Technology department to enable or disable features within the WiFi connection utility.
Windows* Management Instrumentation functionality allows administrators who do not have the Wi-Fi connection utility installed to manage remotely clients that do have the Wi-Fi connection utility installed.
Single Sign On
Installs the Single Sign On Pre-Login Connect feature. This tool is used to configure common (shared) profiles with the Administrator Tool. Single Sign On is targeted to the enterprise environment where users log on to their computer with a user name, password, and typically a domain. Fast User Switching does not support domain log on. The Fast User Switching and the Windows XP* Welcome Screen are disabled when Single Sign On support is installed.
||Windows Fast User Switching is enabled by default if you use Windows XP Home Edition*. It is targeted for the home user. Fast User Switching is also available on Windows XP Professional* if you install it on a stand-alone or workgroup-connected computer. If a computer running Windows XP Professional is added to a domain, then Fast User Switching option is not available.|
A Pre-logon/Common profile is active once a user logs onto the computer. Pre-logon Connect establishes a wireless connection prior to user logon to Windows. This feature is installed with Single Sign On.
Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software and Hardware Version Compatibility
This applies to: