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Windows 7 Adapter Switching

My new employer has tasked me with the well known Windows 7 adapter switching issue going between ETH/WIFI. Their current image does not have the Pro Set software installed (only the driver), therefor we don't have the option currently to push out a profile to the user's computers via our deployment method to enable this option. I've read on how to push out the MSI file to install the software, but has anyone been able to push out the software as well as a profile all in one shot (silently) and the adapter switching setting be enabled?

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idata
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Hello ryank771,

 

 

You can find answers to common questions regarding Profiles, Silent install and the Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software and Drivers for IT administrators in the following document: http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/network-and-i-o/wireless-networking/000006222.html Frequently Asked Questions for Enterprise and IT Administrators.

 

 

If the "driver only" is already installed, and you wish to add the Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software, you will need to reinstall it, in this type of case, it is always better to uninstall old drivers if possible. Of course, you will need to create a new package including the software, adapter switching configuration, then use this new package for the deployment, adding wireless profiles as needed.

 

 

Keep in mind that Adapter Switching was last supported for Windows* 7 (not available for Windows* 8 or later), and that motherboard BIOS configuration has a higher priority about this option. Please go through the following documents for details:

 

 

http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/network-and-i-o/wireless-networking/000005972.html Learn How to Use Adapter Switching with Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software

 

http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/network-and-i-o/wireless-networking/000007149.html Feature Comparison for Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software Enterprise

 

 

We advise you to review this document for details as well: http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/network-and-i-o/wireless-networking/000005730.html Silent Installation of Intel® WiFi Driver and Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software Version 15.6 or Later

 

 

http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/network-and-i-o/wireless-networking/000017246.html IT Administrator Links for Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software

 

 

Regards,

 

Jonathan.
idata
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Hello ryank771,

 

 

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Regards,

 

Jonathan.
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