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Should I remove Logiciel Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,974
United States Rank #22,988
Reach 0.0615%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.75 days
553.10 days >
Average installed length: 290.61 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
15.05.7000.1709 2.14%
15.05.6000.1657 1.90%
15.05.6000.1620 4.70%
15.05.5000.1660 0.25%
15.05.5000.1621 0.16%
15.05.5000.1567 0.58%
15.05.4000.1515 1.07%
15.05.4000.1513 0.08%
15.05.2000.1462 2.80%
15.05.1000.1411 3.87%
15.03.1000.1637 26.38%
15.03.0000.1472 0.08%
15.03.0000.1466 0.33%
15.02.0000.1258 12.53%
15.01.1500.1034 3.71%
15.01.1000.0927 4.86%
15.01.0500.0903 2.89%
15.01.0500.0875 0.49%
15.01.0000.0830 10.14%
15.00.0000.0708 7.34%
15.00.0000.0682 0.33%
15.00.0000.0642 13.36%

Typically installed together

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Logiciel Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi

Overview

Logiciel Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi is a program developed by Intel. The most used version is 15.03.1000.1637, 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. 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 programs's main executable is BTHSSecurityMgr.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 4.78 MB of memory. The software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 1010.32 KB (1,034,569 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 50% of users of Logiciel Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi come from France, it is also popular in MA and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.intel.com/support/go/wireless_support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Intel\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{181BBF43-CA17-4E1A-A78D-81E67A57B8A4}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1010.32 KB
Language: French (France)

Program filesFiles installed by Logiciel Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi

Program executable:BTHSSecurityMgr.exe
Name:Intel(R) BlueTooth(R) High Speed
Intel(R) BlueTooth(R) HS Security Manager Service
Path:C:\Program Files\Intel\BluetoothHS\BTHSSecurityMgr.exe
MD5:a3bc030fc526643dfdca27299f75544b
Additional files:
  • BTHSAmpPalService.exe - Intel® Centrino® Wireless Bluetooth® High Speed (Intel® Centrino® Wireless Bluetooth® + 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)
  • iChain.exe
  • iprodifx.exe
  • iWrap.exe
  • PanDhcpDns.exe - Wireless PAN DHCP and DNS Server
  • PfWizard.exe
  • RegTbDrvCat_x64.exe
  • SignalIslandUi.exe
  • TurboBoost.exe - Intel(R) Turbo Boost Technology Monitor 2.0 (Turbo Boost Monitor Service)
  • ZeroConfigService.exe - Intel® PROSet/Wireless Zero Configure Service

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SignalIslandUi.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4940C50E-B5FC-40FA-AC6A-292D6C1D3F3E}' (runs on registration).
6 Services
  • TurboBoost.exe runs as a service named 'Intel(R) Turbo Boost Technology Monitor' (TurboBoost) "Intel(R) Turbo Boost Technology Monitor".
  • BTHSAmpPalService.exe runs as a service named 'AMPPALR3'.
  • 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.".
  • PanDhcpDns.exe runs as a service named 'Wireless PAN DHCP Server' (MyWiFiDHCPDNS).
  • EvtEng.exe runs as a service named 'EvtEng'.
  • ZeroConfigService.exe runs as a service named 'ZeroConfigService'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

BTHSSecurityMgr.exe
Memory:4.78 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001131554%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00006506%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00004810%
0.015104% average
BTHSAmpPalService.exe
Memory:2.43 MB
Kernel CPU:0.00003252%
SignalIslandUi.exe
Memory:94.16 MB
Total CPU:0.0003102829%
Kernel CPU:0.00019540%
User CPU:0.00011488%
CPU cycles/sec:21,636,040
I/O reads/min:885 Bytes

How do I remove Logiciel Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi?

You can uninstall Logiciel Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi 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 Logiciel Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi, 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 Logiciel Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win XP 0%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.94%
Windows 10 24.90%
Windows XP 0.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 29.02%
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.96%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.92%
Windows 8.1 5.97%
Windows 10 Home 4.39%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.73%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.13% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 50.13%
  MA 13.06%
  Canada 10.03%
  United States 6.49%
  DZ 5.56%
  Belgium 4.55%
  TN 3.54%
  Switzerland 1.18%
  Spain 0.67%
  Germany 0.59%
  United Kingdom 0.42%
  Italy 0.42%
  SN 0.25%
  Portugal 0.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.13%
Hewlett-Packard 17.04%
Samsung 13.16%
ASUS 10.46%
Acer 9.17%
Lenovo 8.52%
Toshiba 4.10%
MSI 3.78%
Sony 3.78%
Alienware 3.45%
Intel 0.76%
Medion 0.65%
Common models
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 7.37%
LENOVO 20157 5.46%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 2.80%
Packard Bell ENLE11BZ 2.80%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.51%
Alienware M17xR4 2.21%

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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