Intel Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection, (R) Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN, v. (TIC146561), A12

Installer package for driver version and Intel PROSet/Wireless utility version supporting Intel(R) Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN Mini Card and Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection Mini Card on Windows XP and Windows 2000 operating systems.

Fixes & Enhancements

Release Highlights:
* Addresses 3945ABG radio disable seen with some systems running with Bluetooth modules
* Addresses 3945ABG radio disable seen in some 802.11a environments after Standby or Hibernate
* Addresses installer upgrade behavior where Windows XP ZeroConfig Preferred Networks would be lost


Version (TIC146561), A12



Release date

16 May 2008

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011


Available formats

File Format: Hard-Drive
File Name: Intel_multi-device_A12_R164255.exe
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 56.88 MB
Format Description:
This file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, and then run (double-click) it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
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Intel (R) Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN
Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File for R164255.EXE


1.Click Download Now, to download the file.
2.When the File Download window appears, click Save (Windows XP
users will click Save) this program to disk and click OK. The Save In:
window appears.
3.From the Save In: field, click the down arrow then click to
select Desktop and click Save. The file will download to your desktop.
4.If the Download Complete window appears, click Close. The file
icon appears on your desktop.


1.Double-click the new icon on the desktop labeled R164255.EXE.
2.The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or
unzip to C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R164255. Write down this path so the executable (I.e.
Setup.exe) file can be found later.
3.The Self-Extractor window appears.
4.Click OK.
5.After completing the file extraction, if the Self-Extractor
window is still open, close it.
6.Click the Start button and then click Run.
7.Type C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R164255 in the Open textbox and then click OK.
8.Follow the on-screen installation instructions.

Windows 2000 Users:
The installer package requires Microsoft Core XML Services (MSXML) 6.0. Microsoft(R) Windows(R) 2000 users will be required to update to Microsoft(R) Windows(R) Installer 3.1 before installation will be allowed.

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