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Should I remove Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #566
United States Rank #467
Reach 1.3776%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.89 days
409.73 days >
Average installed length: 215.28 days


VersionDistribution 0.02% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.06% 0.01%
16.06.0000.0280 0.01%
16.01.5000.0269 0.01%
16.01.3000.0254 0.01%
16.01.1000.0235 0.01%
15.08.0000.0172 0.01%
15.06.1000.0142 0.01%
15.05.7000.1763 0.07%
15.05.7000.1709 3.67%
15.05.6000.1657 1.67%
15.05.6000.1620 9.63%
15.05.5000.1660 0.25%
15.05.5000.1621 0.16%
15.05.5000.1567 1.64%
15.05.4000.1515 1.85%
15.05.4000.1513 0.05%
15.05.3000.1496 0.08%
15.05.3000.1493 0.11%
15.05.2000.1462 3.87%
15.05.1000.1411 8.50%
15.05.0000.1352 0.28%
15.05.0000.1192 0.01%
15.03.1000.1637 8.16%
15.03.0000.1472 0.09%
15.03.0000.1466 0.07%
15.02.0000.1308 0.06%
15.02.0000.1258 9.63%
15.01.1500.1034 2.79%
15.01.1000.0927 6.63%
15.01.0500.0903 7.49%
15.01.0500.0875 1.24%
15.01.0000.0830 8.16%
15.01.0000.0779 0.03%
15.00.0000.0708 8.81%
15.00.0000.0682 1.04%
15.00.0000.0642 13.79%

Typically installed together

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Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software

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

The Intel PROSet/Wireless software includes a suite of features which IT managers find highly desirable. These features include automatic detection of and connection to wireless access points based on adapter preferences, detection of access point security levels, an enhanced single sign-on system that lets users enter...  Read more


Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software is a program developed by Intel. The most used version is 15.00.0000.0642, 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 programs's main executable is AppSrv.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 5.46 MB of memory. The software installer includes 167 files and is usually about 129.43 MB (135,718,613 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 58% of users of Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.intel.com/support/go/wireless_support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Intel\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{99FDAE3B-6905-45A6-8F73-595363AAD3D1}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 129.43 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software

Program executable:AppSrv.exe
Name:Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless WiMAX Service
WiMAX SDK service for Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless WiMAX Software
Path:C:\Program Files\Intel\WiMAX\Bin\AppSrv.exe
WiMAX SDK service for Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless WiMAX Software for Intel PROSet/Wireless is used to set up, edit, and manage network profiles to connect to a network. It also includes advanced settings such as power management and channel...
Additional files:
  • BTHSAmpPalService.exe - Intel® Centrino® Wireless Bluetooth® High Speed (Intel® Centrino® Wireless Bluetooth® + High Speed Virtual Adapter)
  • DrvInst.exe
  • p2psupplicant.dll - P2P Supplicant Dynamic Link Library
  • iconvrtr.exe - iconvrtr Application (Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless iconvrtr Module)
  • BPRGInst.exe
  • ERMDiagnostics.exe
  • ErmPDFViewer.exe
  • IntelPgpEnable.exe
  • iSCTControl.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • BTHSAmpPalService.exe runs as a service named 'AMPPALR3'.
  • AppSrv.exe runs as a service named 'WiMAXAppSrv'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:5.46 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0014262460%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00070796%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00071828%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:226,217
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:2.93 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:43 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:2.02 MB
Total CPU:0.0000276219%
Kernel CPU:0.00000557%
User CPU:0.00002205%
CPU cycles/sec:5,614
I/O reads/min:22 Bytes

How do I remove Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software?

Quickly and completely remove Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software 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 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software, 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 PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 8.1 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.27%
Windows 8 35.60%
Windows XP 0.11%
Windows 8.1 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.37%
Windows 7 Professional 16.04%
Windows 8.1 13.41%
Windows 8 9.85%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.26%
Windows 10 Home 2.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.88% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.88%
  United Kingdom 4.46%
  Germany 4.26%
  Canada 4.18%
  Australia 2.16%
  India 2.10%
  Netherlands 1.70%
  France 1.45%
  Belgium 1.30%
  DK 0.96%
  Iran 0.90%
  Israel 0.80%
  Sweden 0.79%
  Saudi Arabia 0.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.10%
Hewlett-Packard 17.33%
Lenovo 14.84%
ASUS 12.85%
Samsung 11.10%
Toshiba 8.04%
Medion 7.63%
Alienware 2.24%
Acer 1.57%
MSI 1.36%
Sony 0.93%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.42%
Dell Inspiron 5520 4.93%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.45%
LENOVO IdeaPad Z580 3.39%
TOSHIBA Satellite P855 2.30%
TOSHIBA Satellite P875 2.28%

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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