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Disable PROSet/Wireless in a Script

DLied
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I need to switch to Windows to manage WiFi connections instead of PROSet/ Wireless on several thousand clients. Is there a way to disabled the PROSet/Wireless Utility and switch to use Windows to manage WiFi in a scriptable fashion - e.g. disabling a service and enabling another or a command that can be run at a command prompt?

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idata
Community Manager
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Hello lmend,

 

 

Thanks for posting in our communities. We understand that you need to allow Windows* to manage Wi-Fi on several clients.

 

 

Are all client systems using Windows 7? Also, why is it required to disable Intel® PROSet/Wireless Wi-Fi management?

 

 

Best regards,

 

Eugenio F.
DLied
Novice
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Eugenio,

All clients are using Windows 7. As for why I need to disable PROSet/Wireless, please look at this thread .

idata
Community Manager
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Hello lmend,

 

 

Thanks for your reply.

 

 

In this case, our best recommendation will be to create, import, and configure the profiles using the methods provided by Microsoft* instead of Intel PROSet/Wireless. There are no scripts to disable the Wi-Fi management on several clients for Intel PROSet/Wireless.

 

 

Please let us know if there's anything else we can do for you.

 

 

Best regards,

 

Eugenio F.
DLied
Novice
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Eugenio,

To clarify, does this mean the PROSet/Wireless client must be manually disabled on each client in order to allow Windows to managed the wireless connections?

idata
Community Manager
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Hello lmend,

We're currently investigating if there's any alternative we may recommend to disable PROSet/Wireless WiFi management on several clients. However, please bear in mind that you still have to reconfigure the profile using Windows* methods.

We'll let you know as soon as we have updates.

EDIT: lmend We recommend you uninstall PROSet/Wireless WiFi and reinstall without the custom profiles in order to reconfigure them using Windows* options. You may reinstall the latest driver using https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/articles/000005730/network-and-i-o/wireless-networki... silent installation method.

Best regards,

 

Eugenio F.
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