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Should I remove Software Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,114
United States Rank #14,940
Reach 0.0984%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.18 days
477.41 days >
Average installed length: 250.84 days


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15.01.1000.0927 3.25%
15.01.0500.0903 5.26%
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15.01.0000.0830 5.15%
15.00.0000.0708 6.24%
15.00.0000.0682 1.80%
15.00.0000.0642 19.23%

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Software Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi

What is Software Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi?

The IntelĀ® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Connection Utility is used to set up, edit and manage network profiles to connect to a network. The features and implementation vary depending on which operating system you are using. The PROSet/Wireless Software utility offers an IT admin tool, statistics, adapter settings, diagnostics and a troubleshooting tool. The single sign on (SSO) feature enables both the persistent connection feature and pre-logon connect.

About  (from Intel)

IntelĀ® PROSet/Wireless Software is a separate application that allows you to create and manage wireless profiles. The application replaces Windows Zero Config*, the built-in Wi-Fi manager.


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 main program executable is ZeroConfigService.exe. The software installer includes 16 files and is usually about 60.61 MB (63,558,780 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.intel.com/support/go/wireless_support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Intel\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{1593C708-5535-47A4-8C0F-F8D4BE2B4560}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 60.61 MB
Language: Spanish (Spain)

Program filesFiles installed by Software Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi

Program executable:ZeroConfigService.exe
Name:Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless
Intel® PROSet/Wireless Zero Configure Service
Path:C:\Program Files\Intel\WiFi\bin\ZeroConfigService.exe
Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi Zero Configure Service 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 selection for setting up ad-hoc...
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)
  • HeciServer.exe - Intel(R) Capability Licensing Service Interface
  • iChain.exe
  • iprodifx.exe
  • iWrap.exe
  • PanDhcpDns.exe - Wireless PAN DHCP and DNS Server
  • ZeroConfigService.exe - Intel® PROSet/Wireless Zero Configure Service

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

6 Services
  • BTHSSecurityMgr.exe runs as a service named 'Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless Bluetooth(R) + 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).
  • 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'.
  • ZeroConfigService.exe runs as a service named 'ZeroConfigService'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:8.94 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001452389%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00005778%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00008746%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:50,473
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:17 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:2 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:1017 KB
Total CPU:0.0000052676%
Kernel CPU:0.00000383%
User CPU:0.00000144%
CPU cycles/sec:14,258
I/O reads/min:301 Bytes
Memory:2.25 MB
Total CPU:0.0000093495%
Kernel CPU:0.00000514%
User CPU:0.00000421%
CPU cycles/sec:1,241
I/O reads/min:834 Bytes

How do I remove Software Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi?

You can uninstall Software 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 Software 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 Software Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.58%
Windows 10 34.31%
Windows XP 0.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.10%
Windows 7 Professional 18.63%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.65%
Windows 10 Home 5.01%
Windows 10 Pro 4.49%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.49%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.49% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 23.49%
  Italy 17.55%
  Mexico 9.58%
  United States 9.52%
  Spain 9.42%
  Colombia 5.40%
  Chile 4.76%
  Czech Republic 4.28%
  Argentina 3.75%
  Portugal 2.84%
  Peru 1.66%
  Ecuador 1.07%
  Venezuela 0.80%
  Uruguay 0.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Samsung 29.63%
Dell 23.43%
Hewlett-Packard 16.63%
ASUS 7.88%
Lenovo 7.68%
Sony 6.94%
Acer 4.04%
Toshiba 2.49%
Alienware 1.28%
Common models
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 8.31%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 4.95%
Samsung RV411/RV511/E3511... 3.51%
Samsung 530U3BI/530U4BI/5... 3.12%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.12%
Dell Inspiron 5520 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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