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Should I remove Intel PROSet/Wireless for Bluetooth + High Speed?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,628
United States Rank #2,158
Reach 0.4171%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.40 days
572.41 days >
Average installed length: 300.76 days


VersionDistribution 46.72% 0.01% 6.73% 0.01% 39.20% 0.16% 3.86% 3.31%

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Intel PROSet/Wireless for Bluetooth 3.0 + High Speed

What is Intel PROSet/Wireless for Bluetooth + High Speed?  (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 for Bluetooth 3.0 + High Speed is a software program developed by Intel. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named BTHSAmpPalService.exe. The setup package generally installs about 24 files and is usually about 6.24 MB (6,548,275 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 36% of users of Intel PROSet/Wireless for Bluetooth + High Speed come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.intel.com/support/go/wireless_support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Intel\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{2C0E6BD4-65B1-4E82-B2AC-43EFFC8F100C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.24 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Intel PROSet/Wireless for Bluetooth 3.0 + High Speed

Program executable:BTHSAmpPalService.exe
Name:Intel® Centrino® Wireless Bluetooth® High Speed
Intel® Centrino® Wireless Bluetooth® + High Speed Virtual Adapter
Path:C:\Program Files\Intel\BluetoothHS\BTHSAmpPalService.exe
Additional files:
  • BTHSAmpPalService.exe - Intel® Centrino® Wireless Bluetooth® High Speed (Intel® Centrino® Wireless Bluetooth® 3.0 + High Speed Virtual Adapter)
  • DrvInst.exe - Intel® Centrino® Wireless Bluetooth® High Speed
  • UsR3IoPort.dll - Intel® Centrino® Bluetooth High Speed (R3 IMC Port)
  • BTHSSupplicant.dll - P2P Supplicant Dynamic Link Library (P2P Supplicant Dynamic Link Library)
  • BPRGInst.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)
  • HeciServer.exe - Intel(R) Capability Licensing Service Interface
  • iprodifx.exe
  • iWrap.exe
  • PanDhcpDns.exe - Wireless PAN DHCP and DNS Server
  • RegTbDrvCat_x64.exe
  • SignalIslandUi.exe
  • TurboBoost.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SignalIslandUi.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8E4B962B-1981-4261-A1F7-B00D67DE0417}' (runs on registration).
6 Services
  • PanDhcpDns.exe runs as a service named 'Wireless PAN DHCP Server' (MyWiFiDHCPDNS).
  • TurboBoost.exe runs as a service named 'TurboBoost' (TurboBoost).
  • 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.".
  • BTHSAmpPalService.exe runs as a service named 'AMPPALR3'.
  • HeciServer.exe runs as a service named 'Intel(R) Capability Licensing Service Interface' (Intel(R) Capability Licensing Service Interface) "Version: 1.24.388.1".
  • EvtEng.exe runs as a service named 'EvtEng'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.39 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000227470%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000102%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00002173%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:17,861
8,062,084 average
Memory:4.03 MB
Total CPU:0.0000254723%
Kernel CPU:0.00001396%
User CPU:0.00001151%
CPU cycles/sec:813
I/O reads/min:13 Bytes
Memory:1.99 MB
Total CPU:0.0000977962%
Kernel CPU:0.00008920%
User CPU:0.00000859%
CPU cycles/sec:259

How do I remove Intel PROSet/Wireless for Bluetooth + High Speed?

You can uninstall Intel PROSet/Wireless for Bluetooth + High Speed 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 for Bluetooth(R) 3.0 + High Speed, 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 for Bluetooth + High Speed.

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 97.24%
Windows 10 2.63%
Windows XP 0.11%
Windows Vista 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 64.54%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.28%
Windows 7 Professional 11.33%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.60%
Windows 7 Starter 1.26%
Windows 8.1 Pro 0.89%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.79%
  Germany 10.07%
  United Kingdom 5.82%
  Brazil 3.12%
  Canada 2.83%
  France 2.76%
  India 2.35%
  Iran 1.92%
  Poland 1.92%
  Australia 1.89%
  Italy 1.79%
  Russia 1.41%
  Netherlands 1.29%
  Israel 1.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Samsung 38.45%
Hewlett-Packard 13.88%
Dell 10.48%
Medion 10.36%
ASUS 9.87%
Lenovo 9.44%
Sony 3.98%
MSI 2.07%
Acer 1.48%
Common models
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 5.91%
Samsung 300V3A/300V4A/300... 4.66%
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 4.23%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 3.74%
ASUSTeK K53E 3.23%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.23%

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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