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Should I remove Intel PRO Network Connections?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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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.


Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 primary executable is named IAANTmon.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 12.62 MB (13,230,340 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dell.com
Help link: support.dell.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: 12.62 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Intel PRO Network Connections

Program executable:IAANTmon.exe
Name:RAID Monitor
Signed by:Intel Corporation
Path:C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAANTmon.exe
The Intel RAID Event Monitor monitors the PC's hard drive for possible errors. If errors are discovered the software will attempt to fix them or alert the user to the discovered issues.

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • IAANTmon.exe runs as a service named 'Intel(R) Matrix Storage Event Monitor' (SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\IAANTMON).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.81 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0113283085%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00691523%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00441308%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Intel PRO Network Connections?

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/7/8/10: 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/7/8/10: 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 PRO Network Connections.

Win Vista (SP2) 62%
Win 7 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 65.34%
Windows 7 16.76%
Windows XP 16.48%
Windows 10 1.42%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 51.76%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.59%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.88%
Windows Vista Ultimate 7.06%
Windows Vista Business 6.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.12%

Distribution by countryGeography

73.99% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 73.99%
  United Kingdom 7.26%
  Canada 4.44%
  France 2.22%
  Netherlands 1.21%
  Japan 1.01%
  Australia 0.81%
  Belgium 0.81%
  Germany 0.81%
  Czech Republic 0.60%
  Egypt 0.60%
  Spain 0.60%
  Ireland 0.60%
  Italy 0.60%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 99.14%
Hewlett-Packard 0.57%
ASUS 0.29%
Common models
Dell Dell XPS420 72.12%
Dell OptiPlex 755 24.85%
Dell Computer OptiPlex GX... 0.61%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1210 0.30%
Dell Studio XPS 435MT 0.30%
Dell OptiPlex 760 0.30%

About Dell

Dell manufactures, sells and supports computers and related products and services.
Publisher URL: www.dell.com


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