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Information about the Intel PROSetWireless WiMAX Software AKA WiMAXCU.

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What does this software do? Will it start by itself if another program requires it? Or will it just return an error message?

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See this link
http://www.shouldiremoveit.com/Intel-PROSetWireless-WiFi-Software-7299-program.aspx

What is Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software? (from Intel)
The Intel PROSet/Wireless software includes a suite of features which IT managers find highly desirable. These features include automatic detection of and connection to wireless access points based on adapter preferences, detection of access point security levels, an enhanced single sign-on system that lets users enter... Read more
Overview
Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software is a software program developed by Intel. The most common release is 14.01.1000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The setup package generally installs about 31 files and is usually about 50.01 MB (52,439,003 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 66% of users of Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany

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This application is used to manage the WiFi adapters installed on various laptops, or Wireless USB devices. Next to the driver, in some cases, you will see Intel PROSet/Wireless WiMAX Software that allows you to manage the networks, set preferred WiFi networks and basically all the features that a Wifi adapter supports.

To see a list of compatible devices the software works with, access the following link: http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/network-and-i-o/wireless-networking/000005475.html

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