"Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software" Installed Program on Windows 8

Q

What is the installed program "Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software" on my Windows 8 computer? Why it is not visible in Control Panel?

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A

"Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software" is an installed program on Windows 8 system managed by Windows Installer.

You will not see "Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software" 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® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software" installed program:

Name: Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software
Publisher: Intel Corporation
Size: 156340 KB
Version: 16.01.5000.0269
System Component: 1
Identifying Number: {D61F48DA-627B-404E-9315-32A651B18B64}
Install Location: C:\Program Files\Intel
Install Source: C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{FA026B12-71FB-4996-9B82-F64F70B06453}v16.1.5\data\
Install Date: 20131221
Local Package: C:\Windows\Installer\99efd811.msi
Package Name: WiFi.msi
Uninstall Command: MsiExec.exe /I{D61F48DA-627B-404E-9315-32A651B18B64}
Windows Installer: Yes

It is recommended to keep "Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software" as an installed program.

 

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