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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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Global Rank #7,634
United States Rank #6,628
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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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 program developed by Intel. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 35 files and is usually about 22.76 MB (23,862,590 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 52% of users of Intel Network Connections come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Intel.com
Help link: www.intel.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Programmer\Intel\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /i{6438A99C-A37E-4758-A0AE-95F8A63AAFF5} ARPREMOVE=1
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 22.76 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Intel Network Connections

  • nicco2.dll - Intel(R) Network Interface Card CoInstaller (Intel(R) Network Interface Card CoInstaller Manager)
  • IPROSetMonitor.exe - Intel® PROSet Monitoring Service
  • iansmsg.dll - Intel(R) Advanced Network Services (iANS) Event-Log Message Dll
  • BootAgnt.dll - Intel (R) PROSet for Windows* Device Manager (Common Module)
  • brandres.dll - Intel(R) Network Configuration Services (Brand Resource)
  • BtAgtResENU.dll - BootAgent Resource
  • BtAgtSrv.dll - BootAgent Service
  • coreagnt.dll - Core Agent Module
  • diagagnt.dll - Diagnostic Agent Module
  • DiagResCHS.dll - Diag Resource
  • DiagResCHT.dll
  • DiagResDEU.dll
  • DiagResENU.dll
  • DiagResESN.dll
  • DiagResFRA.dll
  • DiagResITA.dll
  • DiagResJPN.dll
  • DiagResKOR.dll
  • DiagResPTB.dll
  • DiagSrv.dll - Diag Service
  • dmixresenu.dll - DMIX Resource
  • NCS2Boot.dll - NCS2Boot Module
  • ncs2core.dll - NCS2Core Module
  • NCS2Diag.dll - NCS2Diag Module
  • ncs2prov.exe - NCS2Prov Module
  • NCS2Team.dll - NCS2Team Module
  • NCS2Vlan.dll - NCS2Vlan Module
  • PROSetCL.exe - Intel(R) PROSet for Windows* Command Line
  • Rule.dll - Rule Module
  • teamagent.dll - Team Agent Module
  • teamresenu.dll - Team Resource
  • teamsrv.dll - Team Service
  • VlanAgent.dll - Vlan Agent Module
  • VLANResENU.dll - Vlan Resource
  • VLANSrv.dll - Vlan Service

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • IPROSetMonitor.exe runs as a service named 'Intel(R) PROSet Monitoring Service' (Intel(R) PROSet Monitoring Service) "The Intel(R) PROSet Monitoring Service actively monitors changes to the system and updates affected network devices to keep them running in optimal condition. Stopping this service may negatively affect the performance of the network devices on the system.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.22 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000406552%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00003580%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000485%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:172
8,062,084 average

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) 78%
Win Server 2003 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 82.60%
Windows 10 8.04%
Windows XP 6.83%
Windows Vista 2.43%
Windows Server 2003 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 40.06%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.07%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.94%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.63%
Windows 10 Pro 4.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.50%
  Germany 4.70%
  India 4.40%
  Canada 4.26%
  United Kingdom 3.15%
  Israel 3.01%
  France 2.71%
  Netherlands 1.91%
  Italy 1.76%
  Australia 1.47%
  Belgium 1.32%
  Brazil 1.10%
  South Africa 1.10%
  DK 0.95%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Intel 42.50%
Lenovo 21.96%
Acer 15.32%
Dell 14.06%
ASUS 4.11%
Hewlett-Packard 1.11%
American Megatrends 0.95%
Common models
INTEL DH77EB 20.09%
MSI MS-7751 10.05%
INTEL DZ77BH 4.21%
Acer Aspire X3995 3.97%
Gateway DX4870 3.27%
Acer Aspire M1935 3.27%

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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