Update Your Wi-Fi Adapter Driver and Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software

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09/17/2021

Before you update:

Your computer manufacturer may provide software or drivers specifically configured for your system. Contact your manufacturer's support for the latest updates and technical support information. 

Update your Wi-Fi driver and software

Click or the topic for details:

Option 1: Use the Intel® Driver & Support Assistant (Recommended)

The easiest way to update your Wi-Fi driver and software is to download and install the Intel® Driver & Support Assistant. This tool identifies your adapter and updates your driver to the latest version, if needed.

Option 2: Manually Download your Driver
Note

On Windows® 10, starting from release version 20.120, a driver-only package is provided, no Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software in the package.

On Windows 7/8.1*, when you update Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software, the driver is also updated by default.

  1. First, identify your Intel® Wireless Adapter and driver version number.
  2. Manually download your driver.
  3. After you have the software on your hard drive, double-click the executable. We recommend that you run setup as administrator. Right-click the executable file and Run as Administrator.
  4. Follow the Installation Wizard through the installation process.
  5. For Windows 10, driver will be automatically installed.
    For Windows 7/8.1, during the installation process, choose one of the options below:
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