How to Install Cisco Compatible eXtensions (CCX) from Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software 19.0 to 20.80

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11/15/2018

Note The Cisco Compatible eXtensions (CCX) software has been removed from the Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software version 20.90 onward.

Newer Intel® Wireless Adapters like the 7265 and 8260 families support the same CCX features as the previous generations of adapters. However, from Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software 19.0~20.80, the CCX functionality isn't installed by default.

To use this functionality, enable it with the following steps:

  1. Download the desired Intel PROSet/Wireless Software package for IT administrators.
  2. Unzip the package and open Setup.xml under root directory.
  3. Look for a property called CCX_SUPPORT. Set this property to TRUE to install the Cisco CCX functionality. (Default is set to FALSE.)
    <PackageProperties>
         <Package id="WiFi">
              <Properties>CCX_SUPPORT=FALSE</Properties>
         </Package>
    </PackageProperties>
  4. Save the changes to Setup.xml.
  5. Run Setup.exe.

In an upgrade scenario, this property setting is ignored:

  • When upgrading to versions between 19.0~20.80, the CCX functionality is maintained if it was installed previously.
  • When upgrading to version 20.90 or later, CCX functionality will be removed automatically if it was installed previously.
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