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Intel PRO Network Connections

What is Intel PRO Network Connections?

This is the software driver package for the installed Intel PRO Network Adapter. The driver package is required in order for the Intel PRO Network Adapter to function properly and is the software that allows your computer to communicate with this hardware device.


The main program executable is ncs2prov.exe. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 6.73 MB (7,055,340 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Intel.com
Help link: support.intel.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Intel\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /i{777CA40C-0206-4EF6-A0FC-618BF06BF8D0} ARPREMOVE=1
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.73 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Intel PRO Network Connections

Program executable:ncs2prov.exe
Name:Intel (R) PROSet for Windows* Device Manager
NCS2Prov Module
Path:C:\Program Files\Intel\NCS2\WMIProv\ncs2prov.exe
Additional files:
  • NCSDiag.exe

How do I remove Intel PRO Network Connections?

Quickly and completely remove Intel(R) PRO Network Connections 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 PRO 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Intel(R) PRO Network Connections, 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 PRO Network Connections.

Win XP 69%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 72.19%
Windows Vista 22.38%
Windows 7 4.64%
Windows 10 0.53%
Windows Server 2003 0.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 72.29%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 18.34%
Windows 7 Home Premium 2.68%
Windows Vista Ultimate 1.87%
Windows Vista Business 1.74%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.20%

Distribution by countryGeography

68.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 68.05%
  Canada 3.39%
  Germany 2.83%
  United Kingdom 2.83%
  France 2.26%
  Israel 1.98%
  India 1.60%
  Australia 1.51%
  Italy 1.23%
  Belgium 1.04%
  South Africa 0.94%
  Spain 0.94%
  Malaysia 0.85%
  Brazil 0.66%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 51.42%
Intel 29.20%
Lenovo 8.40%
Medion 5.84%
Acer 2.28%
Gateway 0.85%
Hewlett-Packard 0.57%
ASUS 0.28%
MSI 0.28%
Sahara 0.28%
Common models
Dell Vostro 200 25.24%
Dell Inspiron 530 24.66%
MEDIONPC MS-7358 6.21%
LENOVO 2222222 6.02%
Dell 'XPS A2010' 6.02%
Dell Inspiron 530s 5.83%

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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