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· Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software release 10.5.0.1
· Archive name: Intel(R)PROSetWirelessSoftwareVer10.5.0.1_XP32E.exe
· Archive extracts to c:\Intel\wireless_10.5.0.1_generic_120844
· Created August 22, 2006
Viewing User Documentation
Upgrading Drivers and Utilities from Previous Versions
Recommended service pack for Microsoft Windows* 2000 and Microsoft Windows XP
· This archive contains:
o Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software version 10.5.0.1
o Intel® PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection software version 10.5.1.59 (Driver)
o Intel® PRO/Wireless 2200BG/2915ABG Network Connection software version 220.127.116.11 (Driver)
· Cisco* Compatible Extensions version 3 (CCxV3) is not fully supported when using Microsoft Windows* 2000 Professional. The client fails to send notification when a rogue AP is detected.
· Cisco* Compatible Extensions version 4 (CCxV4) is only supported on the Intel® PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection.
· Hardware support is included only for the
o Intel® PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
o Intel® PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Network Connection
o Intel® PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection
· Issues resolved in this release
o Potential Memory Utilization Increase
o Profiles Not Migrated When Upgrading from Previous Software Version
o Potential Auto-Suspend Failure when using Microsoft Windows* 2000
o Intermittent Authentication Failure with Cisco Access Point in Heavy Traffic Environment
o Intermittent Failure to Load or Save a Roaming Profile
Note: The User Guide is available in a separate download.
To access user documentation:
When you run the Intel PROSet/Wireless Installer program, it automatically upgrades from Intel PROSet/Wireless software version 9.x and any installed utilities to version 10.5.
When you run the Intel PROSet/Wireless Installer program, it automatically replaces Intel PROSet/Wireless software version 8.x and any installed utilities with version 10.5.
When upgrading from software version 8.x, wireless profiles will be deleted
when the software is replaced. Export all profiles before upgrading. An upgrade
between any software versions will potentially cause the profiles to be deleted
or corrupted. Intel recommends exporting all profiles before performing any
software upgrade or uninstall.
For the driver and software to function correctly on Microsoft Windows 2000, the recommendation is to install Service Pack 4 or later.
For the driver and software to function correctly on Microsoft Windows XP, the recommendation is to install Service Pack 1 or later.
The current version of Intel PROSet/Wireless Software is compatible with Novell Client(TM) for Microsoft Windows XP/2000 versions 4.90 SP2 only.
Nortel VPN Client Interoperability
To use Nortel VPN Client you can either set up a user profile with Maintain connection on log off or an administrator profile with Pre-Logon Connect and Persistent Connection enabled in the same profile.
To configure profile for Logoff on Connect:
To modify a profile and enable Maintain connection on log off:
Single Sign On
The Microsoft Windows log on user name and password is set for a Pre-Logon profile using the user name and password from the Novell login screen. Verify that the “Use prelogon feature for wireless networks”is selected on the Novell Client(TM) for Microsoft Windows XP/2000 login screen.
A client disassociates upon moving to hibernation mode when the following conditions are met:
The recommendation is to set the system hibernate power option to “Never” when the computer is on AC power.
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