Fix: Failed to Parse Setup.Xml Error Intel Software Installer

by elina John IT Expert

You may have downloaded the latest version of Intel driver to optimize your Windows 10. However, there is a chance that the software installer might display the error Failed to parse setup.xml error. Such error may occur when you are trying to accomplish the unattended installation; however, it may display under different circumstances too. You can try utilizing the Device Manager for updating the driver and check whether it works or not. Download the new driver setup again from Intel site and then store it to the PC. And then again remove the particular driver. If the issue still persists, then this post might be useful for you. Read through the blog to fix it:

Failed to Parse Setup.Xml Error

The error may happen as you attempt to accomplish the unattended installation; however, it may display below other situations also.

 Here are several processes that you may try to fix problem.

      Update driver via Device Manager

      Remove then again new-install driver

      Use the Intel Driver and Support the Assistant

      For an IT administrator.

Update Driver via Device Manager

If you want to update driver via Device Manager, then abide by the given steps:

1.    Use the Device Manager to update driver and check whether it works or not.

Remove and Then Again New-Install Driver

If you want to remove and clean-install driver, then you can follow the provided steps:

1.    Download new driver setup files again at

2.    Then store to the PC.

3.    Remove the specific driver from the device.

4.    Start the PC again.

To install driver, run download installing folder.

Use Intel Driver and Support Assistant

Intel Support Assistant and Driver install or update drivers automatically for the PC. This will keep the device updated completely. It discovers that an updated driver is more connected to the PC then helps in installing easily and rapidly.

For It Administrators

If you have the unattended installation, then you have to verify if you have the right arguments. If utilizing the setup.xml folder does not manage, then the IT administrators may use the installer package of Windows. You can get more information from

Silent Installation

Silent installation process is used by the IT administrator to avert user intervention when installing the system software and drivers for the similar of Wireless Adapters. It will illustrate the silent installing procedure for Intel PROset/ Wireless Software or the drivers for Wi-Fi.

Wi-Fi Driver Updating Fails

A current check of drivers for the system on a support page below the Service Tag displays various updating. Everything was okay till Bios update and WiFi driver. Then the driver installing fails, then it tried to download from the support website to attempt again, but it didn't work, and it started hanging, and nothing downloaded. Then I check twice and discover that the Wi-Fi driver provided is Intel 8265; however, the device manager displays it as Intel AC 3165.


Elina John is a self-professed security expert; she has been making the people aware of the security threats. Her passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. She writes for Mcafee security products at

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