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Managing a Wi-Fi adapter with Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software on Windows XP*

Intel® PROSet/Wireless helps set up, edit, and manage network profiles to connect to a network. It also includes advanced settings such as power management and channel selection for setting up ad-hoc networks.

To disable Windows XP* Wireless Zero Configuration* and use Intel PROSet/Wireless as your Wi-Fi manager:

  1. Click Start > Settings > Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Network Connections.
  3. Right-click Wireless Network Connection.
  4. Click Properties.
  5. Click Wireless Networks tab.
  6. Clear the Use Windows to configure my wireless network settings check box.
  7. Click OK. This confirms the Intel PROSet/Wireless utility is configured to manage your network profiles.
Note Verify that the Intel PROSet/Wireless Tools > Application Settings option Notify when another application uses the wireless adapter is selected. This option prompts you when Windows XP Wireless Zero Configuration starts to manage your network profiles.

Related Topics:
Use Microsoft Windows* to manage Wi-Fi

Operating System:

Windows XP *

This applies to:

Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N + WiMAX 6250
Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6200
Intel® Centrino® Ultimate-N 6300
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 100
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 1000
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 1030
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 130
Intel® PRO/Wireless 2011 LAN Access Point
Intel® PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection
Intel® PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Network Connection
Intel® PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
Intel® WiMAX/WiFi Link 5350 and Intel® WiMAX/WiFi Link 5150 products
Intel® Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN
Xircom® CreditCard Wireless Ethernet Adapter (CWE-1120)
Xircom® CreditCard Wireless Ethernet Adapter (CWE-1130)
Xircom® SpringPort Wireless Ethernet Adapter (SWE1130)
Xircom® Wireless Ethernet Access Point (APWE1120)

Solution ID: CS-025725
Last Modified: 09-Apr-2014
Date Created: 13-Mar-2007
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