Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software
Since most portable computers have nowadays wireless connectivity capabilities thanks to the built-in dedicated hardware, it is possible to access the Internet and even share the connection more easily.
Nonetheless, when it comes to administering the WiFi devices and the connections among them, having a dedicated software at hand is a must. Fortunately, for those owning one of Intel's wireless adapters, there is a software solution tailored just for the above-mentioned purposes.
Going by the name of Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software, this program consists of several applications that are bundled in the same package in order to cover the entire range of management tasks.
Thus, after the installation procedure, which may take a couple of minutes, you will get to use all the goodies. The first one you will come across is the Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi Connection Utility and you can use it for creating and managing profiles, adapter settings and a lot more.
This particular app is equipped to help you troubleshoot wireless adapter problems and perform a variety of tests through the Memory Diagnostics Tool. These benchmarks will check several components of both environments, hardware and software, including drivers, radio, signal, authentication or ping.
Another important component of the Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software package is the Intel MyWiFi Dashboard Lite. Though a nice looking and well organized interface this utility makes it possible for you to scan for nearby devices, pair to the ones you want and add them to the list of favorites or create a hotspot to make your Internet connection accessible for other wireless devices.
Through the Adminstrator Tool, also part of the application set you install, it is easy to create installable bundles that include all the settings for specific users and which are manageable only by administrators.
To sum things up, it's safe to say that with Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software all those who have on their systems compatible adapters from Intel will be able to take full advantage of all the capabilities offered by their hardware devices.