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Should I remove Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi-Software?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,063
United States Rank #22,094
Reach 0.0762%


14.03.1000 3.13%
14.03.0000 12.85%
14.2.1000 4.93%
14.2.0000 13.72%
14.1.2000 1.26%
14.01.1000 22.77%
14.01.0000 1.20%
14.00.20120 0.53%
14.00.20110 1.20%
14.0.3000 2.20%
14.0.2000 2.60%
14.00.1000 3.93%
14.00.0000 1.86%
13.05.20100 0.07%
13.05.0000 1.53%
13.04.20100 0.27%
13.04.0000 2.33%
13.03.0000 3.40%
13.02.1000 5.26%
13.02.0000 2.13%
13.01.1000 1.40%
13.00.0000 11.45%

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Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi-Software

What is Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi-Software?  (from Intel)

The Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Connection Utility lets you easily manage your laptop connections to Wi-fi networks. Connecting to Wi-fi is simple, and the utility keeps track of available networks and can connect to them automatically. It is a;sp completely configurable. The Wi-fi adapter and connection can be easily ...  Read more


Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi-Software is a program developed by Intel. The most used version is 14.01.1000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is Wireless_14.3.0_v32.exe. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 44.12 MB (46,262,317 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 73% of users of Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi-Software come from Germany, it is also popular in Austria and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.intel.com/support/go/wireless_support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Intel\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{D61E4101-9E15-4D0E-ABD1-1ABD36B43330}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 44.12 MB
Language: German (Germany)

Program filesFiles installed by Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi-Software

Program executable:Wireless_14.3.0_v32.exe
Path:C:\UTIL\Intel® PROWireless 3945ABG Network Connection\Wireless_14.3.0_v32.exe
Additional files:
  • BTHSAmpPalService.exe - Intel® Centrino® Wireless Bluetooth® High Speed (Intel® Centrino® Wireless Bluetooth® 3.0 + High Speed Virtual Adapter)
  • DrvInst.exe
  • iconvrtr.exe
  • BTHSSecurityMgr.exe - Intel(R) BlueTooth(R) High Speed (Intel(R) BlueTooth(R) HS Security Manager Service)
  • dpinst64.exe (by Microsoft)
  • EvtEng.exe - Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless (Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless Event Log Service)
  • iprodifx.exe
  • iWrap.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • BTHSSecurityMgr.exe runs as a service named 'Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless Bluetooth(R) 3.0 + High Speed Security Service' (BTHSSecurityMgr) "Manages the 802.1x security between two Bluetooth(R) High Speed connections.".
  • EvtEng.exe runs as a service named 'EvtEng'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.55 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000038207%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000252%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000130%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:528
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Memory:3.21 MB
Kernel CPU:0.00000252%
CPU cycles/sec:10,247
I/O reads/min:1.62 KB

How do I remove Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi-Software?

You can uninstall Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi-Software 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) PROSet/Wireless WiFi-Software, 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 PROSet/Wireless WiFi-Software.

Win 7 (SP1) 92%
Win XP 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 93.74%
Windows Vista 4.73%
Windows 10 1.46%
Windows XP 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.90%
Windows 7 Professional 28.87%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.31%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.55%
Windows 7 Enterprise 1.88%
Windows 7 Starter 1.74%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.84% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 72.84%
  Austria 9.16%
  United States 5.56%
  Netherlands 4.06%
  Switzerland 2.62%
  Belgium 1.05%
  Spain 0.59%
  Italy 0.46%
  France 0.46%
  United Kingdom 0.33%
  Brazil 0.20%
  Poland 0.20%
  Australia 0.20%
  Finland 0.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.41%
Acer 20.58%
Medion 18.45%
Sony 15.56%
Hewlett-Packard 6.28%
Lenovo 5.41%
ASUS 4.54%
Samsung 0.77%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5755G 10.49%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 5.79%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 4.83%
MEDION P7624 2.90%
Medion E122X 2.90%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.41%

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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