Intel heeft enkele dagen geleden een nieuwe set XP- en Vista-drivers uitgebracht voor diverse wireless adapters. Het versienummer is inmiddels aanbeland bij 126.96.36.199 en ondersteunt de 2200BG, 2915ABG en 3945(A)BG uit de Pro/Wireless-series en de 4965AG(_/N), 5100, 5150, 5300 en 5350 uit de Wifi Link-series. Een lijst met verbeteringen is helaas in geen enkele van de release notes opgenomen, wel konden we voor jullie de volgende lijst van known issues samenstellen:
Operating in 802.11n Mode
Intel recommends using security with your wireless network. The Intel(R) Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN adapter can only achieve transfer rates greater than 54 Mbps on 802.11n connections when using AES security, or no security. You should only use no security when setting up or troubleshooting the network.Linksys* Access Point Association Timeout
To enable AES for Personal Security, select WPA-Personal (AES-CCMP) or WPA2-Personal (AES-CCMP) in the Security Settings pulldown menu. To enable AES for Enterprise Security, select AES-CCMP in the Data Encryption pulldown menu.
After the association flow completes, the adapter stays awake (as in CAM mode) for 10 seconds, and then acts according to the PowerIndex (PI) regkey. PI should not be change during this period. The association timeout is 10 seconds. Using the Linksys access point, association occurs every 60 seconds, resulting in deauthentication and disconnection from the Linkysys access point.
Known Issues Vista:
Wi-Fi* Protected Setup*
Wi-Fi* Protected Setup* is supported only on the 3945ABG Network Connection, the Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN, and Wireless WiFi Link 4965AG_.Engineering Release Notes
- WoWLAN is not supported with NETBIOS packets on Microsoft Windows Vista. This is expected to be fixed by Microsoft at SP1.
- When the driver is uninstalled, the default setting loads the Microsoft Windows Vista inbox driver.
Known Issues XP:
Wi-Fi* Protected Setup*
Wi-Fi* Protected Setup* is supported by the following adapters:Novell Client* Support
- Intel(R) Wireless WiFi Link 5300
- Intel(R) Wireless WiFi Link 5100
- Intel(R) Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN
- Intel(R) Wireless WiFi Link 4965AG_
- Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
Support for Novell Client has been removed from this version of Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless WiFi Connection Utility.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:
Single Sign On
- Log on as a local user or a domain user using cached credentials.
- Create a new profile to connect to an access point.
- Enable Maintain connection on log off during profile creation, or modify the profile to enable Maintain connection on log off.
- Use Nortel VPN Client to establish a connection with the Logoff on Connect feature selected.
- The Nortel VPN Client automatically logs the user off.
- Log on as a domain user and authenticate the connection through a VPN tunnel.
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* for Windows XP/2000 login screen.Microsoft Data Execution Protection
There is a known incompatibility when Microsoft Data Execution Protection is set to "AlwaysOn" in the boot.ini file. Setting this to "AlwaysOn" will disable major functions of the Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless WiFi Connection Utility.Profile Migration when Upgrading from Previous Versions
When upgrading from Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless WiFi Connection Utility, Windows XP 64-bit, version 10.5 or 10.6 to version 12.1, profiles fail to migrate and will not be present after the upgrade. However, if you are upgrading from Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless WiFi Connection Utility, version 11.1, all profiles migrate successfully.User Windows Logon Credentials
This problem only occurs after installation of Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless WiFi Connection Utility and before the next reboot. For profiles where "Use Windows logon credentials" has been selected, if the user then attempts to connect using that profile, the user is still prompted for user credentials for authentication. The user needs to logout and log back in for the credentials to be acquired, or the system needs to be rebooted. Then, later attempts to connect will not request user credentials.[break]De drivers kunnen in de volgende smaken binnen gehaald worden:
Intel Wimax/Wifi Link 5350 en 5150
Intel Wifi Link 5300 en 5100
Intel Wireless Wifi Link 4965AGN
Intel Pro/Wireless 3945ABG
Intel Pro/Wireless 2915ABG
Intel Pro/Wireless 2200BG