Intel fixes Centrino glitch

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Intel fixes Centrino glitch

We reported late last week regarding a glitch in the current range of Intel Centrino chipsets, whereby notebooks running the chipset revert to a Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) when Nortel Networks Corp.’s Contivity VPN software is installed. As we predicted, Intel have now come out with a temporary fix for the issue, suggesting “that PC makers disable or remove a feature inside Intel PROset software – which controls the wireless module – called Adapter Switching”. Although this fix isn’t the most convenient for the less tech savvy users amongst us, it is certainly better than nothing. Let’s just hope that Intel are working on an update for the Intel PROset application to allow for a more practical fix.

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