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Intel Network Connections

What is Intel Network Connections?

Intel Network Connections the LAN driver for IntelĀ® Desktop Boards with the Intel PRO Network Connection.

About  (from Intel)

The original equipment manufacturer (OEM) provides support for all network connections that are built into a motherboard and all OEM versions of network adapters. The drivers your computer manufacturer provides are validated to work with your system. Your computer manufacturer might have customized the drivers and soft...  Read more


Intel Network Connections is a software program developed by Intel. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 11.8 MB (12,377,023 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 46% of users of Intel Network Connections come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Intel.com
Help link: www.intel.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Intel\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /i{21927AF8-8738-455F-AB98-7FF8FBFC6282} ARPREMOVE=1
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 11.8 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Intel Network Connections

  • IPROSetMonitor.exe
  • ncs2prov.exe
  • PROSetCL.exe

How do I remove Intel Network Connections?

You can uninstall Intel Network Connections 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Intel(R) Network Connections, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Network Connections.

Win 7 (SP1) 81%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.39%
Windows 10 6.50%
Windows XP 5.78%
Windows Vista 3.97%
Windows Server 2003 0.36%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 53.45%
Windows 7 Professional 14.91%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.18%
Windows 7 Home Basic 6.18%
Windows 10 Home 4.36%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.20% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.20%
  United Kingdom 14.33%
  Germany 3.51%
  India 3.22%
  Mexico 3.22%
  Hong Kong 2.34%
  Colombia 2.05%
  Singapore 2.05%
  Australia 1.75%
  Canada 1.75%
  France 1.46%
  Indonesia 1.46%
  Poland 1.46%
  Argentina 1.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 79.83%
Dell 6.30%
Hewlett-Packard 5.46%
Intel 4.20%
Acer 2.94%
Gateway 0.42%
Compaq 0.42%
Common models
LENOVO IdeaCentre B320 73.44%
Acer TM6595T 1.56%
Dell Dell XPS420 1.17%
CLEVO CO. W35HU ... 0.78%
Dell OptiPlex 980 0.78%
HP Compaq dc7800p Small F... 0.78%

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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