ath_wlanagent.exe may be a dangerous program, according to an automatic analysis of the program's operation. It triggers many of the "possible danger" criteria described in this document. It is not yet known if ath_wlanagent.exe is a virus or an ok program which doesn't cause harm your PC. We advise you to be careful with this application.
Normally, this program is stored in C:\Program Files (x86)\Atheros\Ath_WlanAgent.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this program is 79bc44ff509c79d4e34ded3cd6efd92b.
This program is a Windows service. This means it operates on your PC in background, usually without displaying anything to you. Most Windows services are useful programs, which provide useful functions to other programs or to Windows in general.
This exe runs as a 32-bit program. It can not benefit of the full power of nowadays' computer chips. This is quite normal because the authors did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description present in the exe is Atheros Coex Service Application.
File version stored as a property 188.8.131.52.
Legal copyright Copyright (C) 2009.
Some unusual functions of Windows have been used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We recommend you to read more about this program.
ath_wlanagent.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays most serious software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature is broken, which means it is most likely that the software application may be a virus and that somebody probably changed some of its code after the signature was applied. We advise extreme caution!
Digital certificate name: Atheros Communications Inc.
Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2009-2 CA
It has an uninstall string in registry, which is good. si are uninstall.