Driver update: Intel PROSet/Wireless Bluetooth 21.60.2 / 21.40.4

Intel has released new versions of its Intel PROSet/Wireless and Wireless Bluetooth sets for the Windows 7, 8.1 and 10 platforms with version number 21.60.2 for Windows 10 and 21.40.4 for the older Windows versions. These kits contain drivers as well as a compact interface to set up wireless profiles and also offer extensive statistics and troubleshooting options compared to Windows. These kits support the Intel adapters type numbers 3165, 3168, 8260, 8265, 9260, 9461, 9462, 9560, 17265, 18260, 18265, AX200, and AX201. The following description is provided:

Windows 10
Intel Wireless Bluetooth Package version = 21.60.0
Driver version 21.60.0.4 using AX201, AX200, 9560, 9462, 9461, 9260, 8260, 18260, 8265, 18265
Driver version 20.100.6.4 using 3168, 3165, 7265, 17265
The 21.50.1 package installs the Windows 10 Wi-Fi drivers for the following Intel Wireless Adapters:
21.60.2.1 for AX201/AX200/9560/9260/9462/9461
20.70.15.1 for 8265/8260
19.51.26.1 for 7265(Rev.D)/3165/3168

Windows 7 & 8.1
Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software version = 21.40.2
Driver version 19.10.19.2 for 18265, 8265, 3168, 18260, 8260, 17265, 7265 (Rev. D), and 3165.
Intel Wireless Bluetooth Package version = 21.40.4
Driver version 20.92.4.3 using 18265, 8265, 8260, 18260
Driver version 20.91.4.3 using 3168, 3165, 7265, 17265

Key issues fixed and changes – Windows 10

  • System randomly fails to connect to network with Cisco 9800 Wireless LAN Controller.
  • 802.11AC throughput might be decreased when connected to an 802.11AX Access Point.
  • Windows Stop Errors (BSOD) caused by the Intel Wireless Driver
  • Yellow bang (!) may appear in Device Manager under Intel® Wireless Adapter when playing online videos.
  • Intel PROSet/Wireless Software has been updated to include functional and security updates. Users should update to the latest version.

Key issues fixed and changes – Windows 7 & 8.1

  • Intel Wireless Bluetooth 21.40.4 driver has been updated to include functional and security updates for the following operating systems: Microsoft Windows 8.1 and Windows 7. No further Bluetooth driver updates are planned for these operating systems. Users should update to the latest version.

Version number 21.60.2 / 21.40.4
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
Website Intel
Download https://downloadcenter.intel.com/product/59485/Wireless-Networking
License type Freeware

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