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GPani1
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Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG and wifi Direct ?

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Dear experts,

is my Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG capable of Wifi Direct* technology?

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idata
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Hello GiancarloPanizzo,

 

 

As Al Hill mentioned, this is a legacy adapter that was discontinued back in 2013. It is no longer applicable for support and the documentation available is limited.

 

 

- https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/articles/000006507/network-and-i-o/wireless-networki... Customer Support Options for Discontinued Intel® Wireless Products

 

- https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/articles/000005602/network-and-i-o/wireless-networki... Supported Operating Systems for Intel® Wireless Products

 

 

This adapter did not support WiFi Direct, as it was released a few years before the feature was introduced in 2008 with our Centrino® 802.11n adapter models. It was also released before the Intel® WiDi technology for screen sharing.

 

 

It does however support peer-to-peer connections (infrastructure/ad-hoc networks).

 

 

We hope this helps.

 

 

Best regards,

 

Carlos A.

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idata
Community Manager
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Hello GiancarloPanizzo,

 

 

As Al Hill mentioned, this is a legacy adapter that was discontinued back in 2013. It is no longer applicable for support and the documentation available is limited.

 

 

- https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/articles/000006507/network-and-i-o/wireless-networki... Customer Support Options for Discontinued Intel® Wireless Products

 

- https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/articles/000005602/network-and-i-o/wireless-networki... Supported Operating Systems for Intel® Wireless Products

 

 

This adapter did not support WiFi Direct, as it was released a few years before the feature was introduced in 2008 with our Centrino® 802.11n adapter models. It was also released before the Intel® WiDi technology for screen sharing.

 

 

It does however support peer-to-peer connections (infrastructure/ad-hoc networks).

 

 

We hope this helps.

 

 

Best regards,

 

Carlos A.

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