Intel PROSet/Wireless Software Main Window Connection Status – Windows XP/2000

The Intel® PROSet/Wireless Main Window allows you to:

  • View the current connection status (signal quality, speed and current network name)
  • Scan for available wireless networks
  • Manage profiles
  • Auto-connect profiles to available networks in a specific order defined in the Profile list
  • Connect to Infrastructure and Device to Device (ad hoc) networks
  • Configure adapter settings
  • Troubleshoot wireless connection problems

Connection Status Icons

The connection status icons indicate the current connection status of your wireless adapter. The connection status icon displays in the Intel PROSet/Wireless main window. The Taskbar icon also indicates the current connection status.

Wireless Off

The radio is not associated to a network. Click the Wireless On button to enable the radio.

Connection Problems

Indicates connection problems including authentication failures.

Searching for wireless networks

The wireless adapter is scanning for any available wireless networks.

No wireless networks found

The adapter does not find any available wireless networks.

Wireless network found

An available wireless network is found. You can choose to connect to available networks displayed in the Wireless Networks list.

Connecting to a wireless network

You are connecting to a wireless network. The crescent shaped curves switch between green and white until an IP Address is obtained or a connection error occurs.

Connected to a wireless network

You are connected to a wireless network. The network name, speed, signal quality, and IP address display the current connection status. Click the Details button to display details of the current network connection.

Name (Profile Name or SSID)

The name of the network that the adapter is connected to. The Name column displays the SSID or the Profile name if a profile for the network is available.

Network Name

Signal Quality

Provides adapter connection status information.

Wireless On (Off)
Switch the radio off and on.

Provides help information for this page.

Closes the Intel PROSet/Wireless main window.

Operating System:
Windows* XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows* 2000, Windows* XP 64-Bit Edition, Windows* XP Professional, Windows* XP Home Edition, Windows* XP Tablet PC Edition, Windows* XP Media Center Edition

This applies to:Intel®PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection
Intel®PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Network Connection
Intel®PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
Intel®Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN