04-18-2014 08:38 AM - edited 04-18-2014 11:26 AM
The system repeatedly fails to connect to the wireless network when starting. When it does occasionally connect it works well and stays connected. I have tried all the advice I can find on the forum.
Device Manager reports that the wireless driver is Intel 184.108.40.206. When I check with the Intel website it reports that the driver installed is version 220.127.116.11. Why is this different from Device Manager's report?
Intel offers an upgrade to 16.11.0. Is this upgrade advisable? (I have experienced problems in the past rolling back network drivers.)
I would appreciate any advice.
Lenovo ThinkPad T430
Intel Core i5 3230M CPU 2.60GHz
Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205
Windows 8 Pro
Wireless router Cisco Linksys
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04-18-2014 02:17 PM
04-18-2014 10:26 PM
Thanks for your advice.
Does clicking the Update Driver button in Device Manager make a restore point for you?
Is using Device Manager safer than using the update facility on the Intel website?
04-18-2014 10:40 PM
By the way, I now realise that the Intel website update is probably reporting the Intel PROSet/Wireless version number, not the adapter driver version number. The PROSet version number appears as 15.05.400.151 in Control Panel Programs and Features which looks like the 18.104.22.168 that the Intel websit reports. This would solve one puzzle anyway.
04-20-2014 05:54 AM
I installed PROSet 16.11.0 from Intel. This updated the wireless adapter to version 22.214.171.124 dated 2014-02-25.
So far the adpater has connected every time on startup.
04-20-2014 04:12 PM