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Should I remove Intel PROSet/Wireless Software?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #186
United States Rank #127
Reach 3.4342%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.82 days
201.18 days >
Average installed length: 105.70 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
18.33.0 0.01%
18.32.1 0.00%
18.32.0 0.18%
18.30.1 0.00%
18.30.0 0.13%
18.21.0 0.28%
18.20.0 1.36%
18.12.4 0.09%
18.12.2 0.33%
18.12.1 0.50%
18.12.0 0.95%
18.11.1 0.02%
18.11.0 3.04%
18.10.0 0.02%
18.0.0 0.19%
17.16.2 0.02%
17.16.1 0.14%
17.16.0 1.23%
17.15.1 0.25%
17.15.0 0.35%
17.14.1 0.63%
17.14.0 3.61%
17.13.3 0.01%
17.13.2 2.02%
17.13.11b 0.00%
17.13.11 4.56%
17.13.1 0.76%
17.13.0 1.10%
17.12.0 1.15%
17.1.1 0.14%
17.1.0 2.15%
17.0.6 1.04%
17.0.5 6.26%
17.0.3 2.06%
17.0.2 1.52%
17.0.1 2.84%
17.0.0 2.43%
16.8.0 2.87%
16.7.0 1.79%
16.6.0 7.04%
16.5.3 2.71%
16.5.2 0.01%
16.5.1 3.00%
16.5.0 1.65%
16.11.0 4.59%
16.10.0 1.27%
16.1.5 17.25%
16.1.4 0.16%
16.1.3 1.90%
16.1.1 1.67%
16.1.0 1.26%
60 versions

Typically installed together

Other programs by Intel

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

Overview

Intel PROSet/Wireless Software is a software program developed by Intel. The most common release is 16.1.5, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 1 files and is usually about 1.62 MB (1,700,333 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 61% 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/support/go/wireless_support
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\package cache\{ae509f68-6982-4506-befc-f2218d72cd5e}
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{ae509f68-6982-4506-befc-f2218d72cd5e}\Setup.exe" /uninstall
Estimated size: 1.62 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Intel PROSet/Wireless Software

  • Setup.exe - Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software

How do I remove Intel PROSet/Wireless Software?

Quickly and completely remove Intel® 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® 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.

USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#186
 
REACH
~3.43%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 79.05%
Windows 7 20.88%
Windows 8.1 0.04%
Windows XP 0.03%
Windows Vista 0.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 43.93%
Windows 10 Home 13.08%
Windows 7 Professional 11.55%
Windows 8 6.29%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.76%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.73%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.31% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.31%
  Germany 5.04%
  United Kingdom 4.44%
  Canada 4.05%
  Australia 2.31%
  Netherlands 2.09%
  India 1.33%
  DK 1.13%
  France 0.98%
  Belgium 0.93%
  Sweden 0.79%
  Italy 0.79%
  Norway 0.74%
  Austria 0.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 26.61%
Dell 22.30%
Hewlett-Packard 12.30%
ASUS 12.13%
Toshiba 9.03%
Samsung 7.80%
Acer 4.21%
MSI 2.56%
Medion 2.22%
Alienware 0.51%
Sony 0.34%
Common models
LENOVO 20266 5.04%
LENOVO 20378 4.55%
LENOVO 20217 3.97%
Dell Inspiron 5521 2.47%
Dell Inspiron 5547 1.91%
LENOVO 20354 1.83%

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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Hapless Userover a year ago
DO NOT UNINSTALL THIS SOFTWARE! It is the driver for your wireless network. If you remove it, your wireless network will stop working! I wish I knew that before I removed the software. It took me forever to find track down the proper driver again. (And I had to do it with a wired connection.)