Use Intel PROSet/Wireless Software as Your Wireless Manager on Windows* XP/2000

Intel® PROSet/Wireless is used to setup, 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 networks.

If you use Windows* XP Wireless Zero Configuration as your wireless manager, you can disable it from the Windows* Wireless Network tab.

To disable Windows XP Wireless Zero Configuration as your wireless manager:

1. Click Start > Control Panel .
2. Double-click Network Connections .
3. Right-click Wireless Network Connection .
4. Click Properties .
5. Click Wireless Networks tab.
6. Verify that the Use Windows to configure my wireless network settings is not selected. If it is, clear it.
7. Click OK . This confirms that the Intel PROSet/Wireless utility is configured to manage your network profiles.

NOTE: Verify that the Intel PROSet/Wireless Tools > Application Settings option Notify when another application uses the wireless adapter is selected. This option prompts you when Windows XP Wireless Zero Configuration starts to manage your network profiles.

Operating System:
Windows* XP Professional x64 Edition, 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