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Frequently Asked Questions for Windows 7* and Intel® Wireless Products


Last Reviewed: 01-Sep-2017
Article ID: 000005496

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How do I install Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)? Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT) is integrated into the installation of Intel® PROSet/Wireless version 13.2. You can either:
Will my Intel® WiMAX adapter work in Microsoft Windows 7*? The Wi-Fi driver is included with Windows 7. It installs automatically when you upgrade the operating system.
Does Intel® WiDi work in Windows* 7?
Note Intel no longer provides email, chat, or phone support for this product. Visit the product discontinuation notice for Intel® WiDi

See Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi) Platform and Operating System Compatibility for Intel® WiDi compatibility based on processor and operating system.
What if I have an Intel® PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection or Intel® PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Network Connection installed on my PC? Windows 7 does not support these wireless adapters.
Can you import Native Windows Vista* wireless profiles to Windows 7? Contact Microsoft regarding native Windows Vista wireless profile portability.
Why does Intel® PROSet Software on Windows 7 and Windows Vista* appear differently than on Windows XP*? Intel PROSet Software graphical user interface (GUI) changed beginning with the release of version 13.x that supports Windows Vista.
What does Intel® PROSet/Wireless Advanced Enterprise Software provide to IT Administrators? The enhanced Intel PROSet/Wireless Advanced Enterprise Software provides features such as:
  • The IT Administrator Toolkit
  • Adapter Switching
  • Profile Migration Tool
  • Reset PROSet


Upgrading to Windows 7

What happens to Intel® PROSet EAP profiles when you upgrade to Windows 7? You must re-create your Intel PROSet EAP profiles when upgrading to Windows 7.
What do I do if my Intel® PROSet software version is older than 11.5.x? Install Intel PROSet 13.0 or later after upgrading Windows Vista to Windows 7.
What if I installed Intel® PROSet software on Windows Vista before upgrading to Windows 7? Uninstall 13.0 for Windows Vista and then install 13.2 or later for Windows 7. Each version only installs drivers specific to that operating system.
What if I have the Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Connection Utility installed on my PC that I am upgrading to Windows 7?Download and install the Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi Connection Utility for Windows 7 after you upgrade the operating system.

 

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Intel® Wireless Products Supported Operating Systems
Identify Your Intel® Wireless Adapter and Driver Version Number
Uninstall Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software
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