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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. It triggers many of the "probable danger" flags described in this document. It is not yet known if ath_wlanagent.exe is malware or an ok program which doesn't cause harm the PC. Please be careful with it.

Executable file path

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

Normally, this program is found in C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell Wireless\Ath_WlanAgent.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this file is acefd2d64ad4aad4bb7afa24454ef04b.

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 ok programs, which provide useful functions to other programs or to Windows in general.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This executable runs as a 32-bit program. It does not exploit the full power of modern PC processors. This is quite normal because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 Atheros Coex Service Application

The description written in the exe is Atheros Coex Service Application.

File version

File version stored as a property



Producer 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 recording the keyboard. We advise you to perform more in-depth research 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, which means it is most likely that this software application may be a virus and that somebody most likely changed some of its code 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.