Intel has addressed Wi-Fi and Wi-fi Bluetooth drivers points inflicting Home windows 10 blue display of loss of life (BSOD) errors and Bluetooth units to lose connection or cease working.
Customers are urged to put in the up to date Wi-Fi drivers (Intel PROSet/Wireless Software 22.30.0 ) and Wi-fi Bluetooth drivers (Intel Wireless Bluetooth 22.30.0) seeing that in addition they embody safety updates, in addition to purposeful updates.
Fastened Wi-Fi and Bluetooth points
The brand new Intel Wi-fi drivers deal with Home windows 10 cease errors (also called blue screens, Blue Display screen of Demise, or BSODs) and points inflicting wi-fi adapters to fail to connect with 5GHz networks.
“When a system is related to an Entry Level utilizing channel 165 and the Home windows 10 cellular hotspot characteristic is enabled sharing the 5GHz community, the cellular hotspot community shouldn’t be seen to different programs underneath the wi-fi community scan listing,” Intel added.
The brand new Intel Wi-fi Bluetooth drivers repair bugs behind Bluetooth units inflicting audio noise throughout Fingers-Free Profile (HFP) voice calls and discontinuity of audio throughout Groups calls.
Additionally they deal with bugs resulting in Bluetooth LE mice now not engaged on programs with outdated driver variations.
Fixes for safety points affecting Intel merchandise
Intel also addressed 57 security vulnerabilities throughout the February 2021 Patch Tuesday, together with excessive severity ones impacting Intel Graphics Drivers.
Intel graphics driver vulnerabilities patched this month present in a number of Home windows and Linux driver variations affect programs with Intel processor generations as much as the tenth technology, codenamed Comet Lake.
Moreover, Apple addressed arbitrary code execution vulnerabilities in Intel graphics drivers in early-February, and Microsoft released an emergency KB5001028 out-of-band update to repair a Home windows 10 bug inflicting crashes when connecting to WPA3 Wi-Fi networks.
Final month, Microsoft additionally issued a brand new batch of Intel microcode updates for addressing points impacting Home windows 10 20H2, 2004, 1909, and older variations.