Intel releases a new driver update package to improve WiFi and Bluetooth quality on Windows 11, Windows 10


Intel has just released a brand new driver package for Windows 10 and Windows 11, with a focus on improving the quality of wireless connections on the system, including WiFi and Bluetooth. In fact, the instability in wireless connection is something that Windows users have long complained about, so it is completely understandable that this new update package is receiving a lot of attention.

Unlike the previous driver update, which only focused on solving errors related to recently reported system problems, on this new update package Intel will focus almost exclusively on quality stability. wireless connection on Windows. According to the changelog content, the new driver package will contain a series of fixes related to Intel’s new product portfolio (Wi-Fi 6E AX411).

It is also important to note that initial driver updates are provided by Intel through its update tool (Intel’s Driver & Support Assistant tool). Thereafter, Intel will maintain a regional update policy. The entire process of pushing updates to compatible Windows systems worldwide can take several weeks to complete. Therefore, do not be too impatient if you have not received this new update package yet.

Some notable changes related to WiFi

Intel says the latest WiFi driver update for Windows 10 and Windows 11 will resolve a bug that causes connection timeouts to be too long. This can happen because of the Access Point’s channel change request.

Another bug where the wireless adapter might fail to connect to the WPA/AES profile will be fixed in this release. Intel has also integrated Windows 11 support in the company’s PROSet/Wireless Software.

Driver updates are available for the following adapters:

  • AX201, AX200, 9560, 9260, 9462, 9461
  • 8265 and 8260.
  • 7265, 3165 and 3168.

As always, only compatible hardware will receive the update. To check, users can open Device Manager and click “Network adapters”. If your device’s adapter is listed in the list above, you will be able to apply the new driver update to your system.

Some notable changes related to Bluetooth

Intel has fixed an issue where the sound quality over Bluetooth connections between Windows devices and some speakers was significantly degraded, especially during video calls. In addition, the error affecting the music playback quality of some AAC headset models has also been fixed

In addition, the new driver update will also include a number of security patches and new feature additions.

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