Support for Opportunistic Wireless Encryption (OWE) on Intel® Wireless Adapters





The following Intel® Wireless Adapters support OWE on Windows® 10.

  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6E AX411
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6E AX211
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6E AX210
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) Desktop Kit
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX200
  • Intel® Wireless-AC 9560
  • Intel® Wireless-AC 9462
  • Intel® Wireless-AC 9461
  • Intel® Wireless-AC 9260

Opportunistic Wireless Encryption (OWE)1:

Intel® Wireless adapters fully support OWE using Windows® 10 May 2020 version 2004 Update or later, and Wi-Fi driver 21.90.3.X or later.

1 Wi-Fi OWE feature provides unauthenticated data encryption to users, an improvement over traditional open networks with no protections at all. 


Additional information about the latest Intel® Wi-Fi drivers and latest Microsoft Windows® 10 updates can be found here:


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