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Program info

Estimated safety rating

 ath_wlanagent.exe

ath_wlanagent.exe may be a dangerous program, according to an automatic analysis of the program's operation. It triggers too many of the "probable danger" flags detailed bellow. It is yet unknown if ath_wlanagent.exe is malware or not which doesn't harm the PC. Please be careful with this program.

Executable file path

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

Usually, 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

 8b1bc7e33102fb6d5e02f33c1a02bf9d

The MD5 checksum for this program is 8b1bc7e33102fb6d5e02f33c1a02bf9d.

Is running as a service

 Yes

This program is registered as a Windows service. This means it runs on your system in background, usually without showing anything to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which perform useful features to other applications or to Windows in general.

Is a 32 bit executable file

 Yes

This executable runs in 32-bit mode. It does not benefit of the full power of current computer processors. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 Atheros Coex Service Application

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

File version

 8.0.0.296

File version stored as a property 8.0.0.296.

Manufacturer

 Atheros

Publisher Atheros.

Copyright

 Copyright (C) 2009

Legal copyright notice Copyright (C) 2009.

Potentially dangerous functions

 Yes

Some dangerous features of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We recommend you to be very careful regarding this program.

Digitally signed

 Yes

ath_wlanagent.exe is digitally signed. Today most serious programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature

 No

The digital signature is broken. This means it is most likely that the software application may be malware and that somebody probably changed some of its code after the signature was generated. Please be very careful regarding this!

Certifier name

 Qualcomm Atheros

Digital certificate name: 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

 Yes

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