If you're the owner of a system with an Intel wireless chipset, then Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software is certainly useful for administering WiFi and Bluetooth wireless networks.
The application not only includes drivers and updates for Intel chipsets, but also includes a number of optional tools which can be used to manage wireless networks like WiFi and Bluetooth.
The Connection Utility included with the package would be the most used and it acts as a full alternative to Windows' own wireless networking software. The Connection Utility lists all available WiFi networks, connects to them and displays various properties about them.
The list of networks included a number of icons which makes it easy to view access point capabilities quickly. For example, Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software Connection Utility can show whether a network is capable of 801.22n or 801.22g.
Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software installs diagnostics tools which can view statistics of connections, diagnose any wireless issues and view wireless events.
Administrator tools that Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software provides are the ability to import wireless profiles and administer the computers connected to the network.
Overall, this collection of official Intel networking tools can both be handy and a more capable alternative to letting Windows deal with wireless networks.
Note: This software is compatible with many different PC and notebook manufacturers including Lenovo, HP/Compaq, Dell, Sony Vaio, Alienware, etc.
Intel PROSet Wireless WiFi Software is licensed as Freeware for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from wifi software without restrictions. Intel PROSet Wireless WiFi Software 17.1.0 is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).
Compatibility with this software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version may be available from Intel.
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