My personal toshiba laptop (Windows 10 pro) is running out of disk space and there is the above application that is listed as 12.6GB. I read that I could uninstall this program but when I try to do that, it asks me to confirm the uninstall and then comes back with the following question:
Do you want to remove drivers for all wired Intel Network Connections? When I enter Yes, nothing happens and the software is not removed.
So, my question is, do I need this software and if not, why can't I uninstall it. And how do I overcome this problem?
The Intel(R) Network Connections software manages your Ethernet Network Controller (Wired Ethernet Connection) drivers.
If you don't regularly connect your laptop to the internet using a cable, your computer should be OK with the generic driver that Windows* will automatically install once you remove the software. For more information we can recommend engaging our team over at the /community/tech/wired/content Wired Ethernet Support Community, or your computer manufacturer.
- https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/topics/oems.html Computer Manufacturer Support Websites
- https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/articles/000006628/network-and-i-o/ethernet-products.html Support Options for Intel® Ethernet Controllers
We hope this information helps.