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Identify Your Intel® Wireless Adapter and Bluetooth® Driver Version Number


Last Reviewed: 08-Mar-2018
Article ID: 000005975

Option one: Automatically identify and update your drivers and software

The easiest way to identify your Intel® Wireless Adapter and driver version is to use the Intel® Driver & Support Assistant (Intel® DSA). Intel DSA identifies your adapter and updates your driver to the latest version, if needed.

Note Updating drivers automatically deletes older driver versions.

Option two: Manually identify your Intel® Wireless Adapter and Bluetooth driver version
 

Select your operating system, and follow the steps to identify your Intel® Wireless Adapter and Bluetooth driver version.

 

  1. Right-click the User-added image  button in the bottom left corner of the screen. 
  2. Select the Device Manager.
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  3. Select Network adapters to expand the section and the Intel Wireless Adapter is listed. Example: Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265.
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  4. Select Bluetooth to expand the section and double click on Intel® Wireless Bluetooth.
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  5. Select the Driver tab and the Bluetooth driver version number is listed in the Driver Version field.
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  1. Right-click the Start win 8.1 icon button in the bottom left corner of the screen.
  2. Select Device Manager.
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  3. Click Network Adapters to expand the section. The Intel® Wireless Adapter is listed. Example: Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265.
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  4. Select Bluetooth to expand the section and double-click on Intel® Wireless Bluetooth®.
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  5. Select the Driver tab and the Bluetooth driver version number is listed in the Driver Version field.
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  1. Click Start User-added imagebutton in the bottom left corner of the screen.
  2. Right-click Computer and select Manage.
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  3. Select Device Manager in the left pane.
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  4. On the right pane, select Network adapters to expand the section. The Intel® Wireless Adapter is listed. Example: Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265.
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  5. Select Bluetooth to expand the section and double-click on Intel® Wireless Bluetooth®.
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  6. Select Driver tab and the Bluetooth driver version is listed in Driver Version field.
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Now that you have identified your Intel® Wireless Adapter name and current installed Bluetooth driver version, download the latest driver.

 
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