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Program info

Estimated safety rating


ath_wlanagent.exe may be a dangerous application, according to an automatic analysis of the program's operation. This program triggers many of the "probable danger" criteria described in this document. It is yet unknown if ath_wlanagent.exe is malware or an ok program that doesn't cause harm your computer. We advise you to be careful with it.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell Wireless\Ath_WlanAgent.exe

The default filename and path where the application is stored is
C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell Wireless\Ath_WlanAgent.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this file is 09b22759e21a560de6255596009695df.

Is running as a service


This application is registered as a Windows service. This means it runs on your PC in background, usually without displaying any user interface to you. Most Windows services are legit programs, which perform useful functions to other applications or to the Windows Operating System.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This program runs in 32-bit mode. It can not use the full set of features of modern computer CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Atheros Coex Service Application

The description extracted from the program is Atheros Coex Service Application.

File version

File version extracted from the file



Author Atheros.


 Copyright (C) 2009

Intellectual property rights notice Copyright (C) 2009.

Potentially dangerous functions


Some unusual features of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We advise you to read more about this program.

Digitally signed


ath_wlanagent.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays most virus-free software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature is not valid. This is a strong indicator that this program may be a virus and that somebody probably modified it after the signature was applied. Please be very careful regarding this!

Certifier name

 Qualcomm Atheros

Digitally signed by: Qualcomm Atheros

Issuer name

 VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA

Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall routine, which is good. si are uninstall.