"Intel(R) PRO/Wireless Driver" Installed Program on Windows 8

Q

What is the installed program "Intel(R) PRO/Wireless Driver" on my Windows 8 computer? Why it is not visible in Control Panel?

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A

"Intel(R) PRO/Wireless Driver" is an installed program on Windows 8 system managed by Windows Installer.

You will not see "Intel(R) PRO/Wireless Driver" listed on "uninstall or change a program" in Control Panel, because it is flagged as a hidden system component in the registry (SystemComponent=1).

Information related to "Intel(R) PRO/Wireless Driver" installed program:

Name: Intel(R) PRO/Wireless Driver
Publisher: Intel Corporation
Size: 69136 KB
Version: 16.01.5000.0577
System Component: 1
Identifying Number: {1334EAC7-D6EF-4177-8780-05C963853CD3}
Install Location: C:\Program Files\Intel
Install Source: C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{5368D82D-CAA5-48CC-9017-5BAAAB87591B}v16.1.5\data\
Install Date: 20131221
Local Package: C:\Windows\Installer\99efd80d.msi
Package Name: Driver.msi
Uninstall Command: 
Windows Installer: Yes

It is recommended to keep "Intel(R) PRO/Wireless Driver" as an installed program.

 

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