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Should I remove Intel PRO Network Connections?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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United States Rank #13,707
Reach 0.0186%


VersionDistribution 1.09% 0.54% 0.27% 1.09% 0.27% 0.27%
10.20.0000 1.09%

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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 most used version is, with over 1% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is ncs2prov.exe. The setup package is about 6.17 MB (6,470,313 bytes) when donwloaded.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Intel.com
Help link: support.intel.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Intel\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{E6C48B74-26ED-4EF8-A04C-42AFDE5E1CA3}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.17 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Intel PRO Network Connections

Program executable:ncs2prov.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Intel\NCS2\WMIProv\ncs2prov.exe
Additional files:
  • NCSDiag.exe

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 XP 78%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 86.10%
Windows Vista 9.54%
Windows 7 3.81%
Windows Server 2003 0.54%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 86.07%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.65%
Windows 7 Home Premium 1.91%
Windows Vista Home Basic 1.37%
Windows 7 Professional 1.09%
Windows Vista Business 0.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.83% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.83%
  United Kingdom 5.48%
  Germany 4.61%
  Israel 4.17%
  Canada 3.51%
  India 3.29%
  Italy 2.63%
  Spain 2.19%
  Thailand 1.75%
  Australia 1.54%
  Netherlands 1.54%
  Czech Republic 1.54%
  France 1.32%
  Brazil 1.10%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Intel 48.40%
Dell 15.38%
Compaq 13.46%
Hewlett-Packard 9.29%
American Megatrends 7.05%
Medion 1.28%
Acer 0.96%
Sahara 0.96%
Gateway 0.64%
Lenovo 0.64%
Toshiba 0.64%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 15.65%
Compaq Evo D510 CMT 8.84%
Dell Inspiron 530s 6.12%
HP Compaq dc7700 Small Fo... 4.08%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.72%
Compaq Evo D310 2.72%

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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