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Should I remove Intel PROSet/Wireless Software?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,313
United States Rank #2,538
Reach 0.1984%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.94 days
617.70 days >
Average installed length: 324.55 days


9.02.1000 1.01%
9.00.0000 1.91%
11.5.0000 14.56%
11.5.0.API 1.33% 1.76% 5.90%
11.01.0000 37.24%
11.01.0.API 1.22%
10.50.0000 3.16% API 0.04% 0.04% API 0.58% 0.07% API 0.04% 1.62% API 1.80% 0.43% API 0.25% 1.04% API 0.14% 0.72% API 0.58% 2.66%
10.01.0000 4.13%
10.00.0000 0.07%

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Intel PROSet/Wireless Software

What is Intel PROSet/Wireless Software?  (from Intel)

The Intel PROSet/Wireless software includes a suite of features which IT managers find highly desirable. These features include automatic detection of and connection to wireless access points based on adapter preferences, detection of access point security levels, an enhanced single sign-on system that lets users enter...  Read more


Intel PROSet/Wireless Software is a software program developed by Intel. The most common release is 11.01.0000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named iProInst.exe. The setup package generally installs about 30 files and is usually about 488.51 MB (512,240,991 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 59% of users of Intel PROSet/Wireless Software come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.intel.com
Help link: support.intel.com
Installation folder: C:\WINDOWS\Installer\iProInst.exe
Uninstaller: C:\WINDOWS\Installer\iProInst.exe
Warning, the uninstaller has been known to not fully remove the program.
Estimated size: 488.51 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Intel PROSet/Wireless Software

Program executable:iProInst.exe
Name:Intel ProInst
Additional files:
  • iProInst.exe - Intel ProInst (ProInst)
  • iProInst.dll
  • atl80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (ATL Module for Windows (Unicode))
  • libexpat.dll
  • mfc80.dll (by Microsoft) - MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version
  • mfc80u.dll
  • mfcm80.dll - MFC Managed Library - Retail Version
  • mfcm80u.dll
  • ms_office_trial.exe
  • msvcm80.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • msvcp80.dll - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr80.dll
  • nlsdl.dll - Nls Downlevel DLL
  • tmdbg32.dll (by Trend Micro) - Trend Micro Internet Security (TmDbgLog Dynamic Link Library)

How do I remove Intel PROSet/Wireless Software?

Quickly and completely remove Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless Software from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Intel PROSet/Wireless Software from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless Software, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Intel PROSet/Wireless Software.

Win XP 51%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 53.56%
Windows Vista 36.78%
Windows 7 9.09%
Windows 8 0.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 53.14%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 29.09%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.87%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.43%
Windows Vista Business 3.28%
Windows Vista Ultimate 2.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.71%
  Germany 7.17%
  United Kingdom 6.08%
  Canada 4.00%
  Australia 2.66%
  Netherlands 1.26%
  Iran 1.04%
  India 1.04%
  Belgium 0.93%
  France 0.88%
  Italy 0.88%
  Austria 0.79%
  Romania 0.68%
  Spain 0.66%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 51.54%
Toshiba 22.34%
Sahara 8.27%
Acer 3.95%
American Megatrends 3.68%
Sony 2.86%
Hewlett-Packard 2.68%
Samsung 2.04%
Lenovo 1.14%
Compaq 0.77%
ASUS 0.41%
Gateway 0.32%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1525 8.74%
Dell XPS M1530 6.10%
Dell Inspiron 1720 5.81%
Dell MM061 4.87%
Dell XPS M1330 3.99%
TOSHIBA Satellite A305 3.75%

About Intel

Intel Corporation is the world's largest semiconductor chip maker and is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors found in most personal computers.
Publisher URL: www.intel.com


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