ath_wlanagent.exe may be a dangerous application, according to heuristic analysis. This program triggers many of the "possible danger" criteria detailed bellow. It is not yet known if ath_wlanagent.exe is a virus or an ok program that doesn't harm your PC. We recommend you to be careful with this application.
Normally, this application is stored in C:\Program Files (x86)\Atheros\Ath_WlanAgent.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this file is 342a8a4b8c85ad532451a5f1401d24cc.
This program is set up as a Windows service. This means it operates on your PC in background, usually without displaying any user interface to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which provide useful features to other programs or to the Windows Operating System.
This application runs as a 32-bit program. It can not benefit of the entire set of features of nowadays' computer CPUs. This is quite normal because the publishers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description extracted from the file is Atheros Coex Service Application.
File version 188.8.131.52.
Copyright notice Copyright (C) 2009.
Some insecure features of the Operating System have been used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We recommend you to read more about this program.
ath_wlanagent.exe is digitally signed. Today most clean software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature is not valid, which indicates this software application may be malware and that somebody probably modified it after the signature was applied. Please be very careful regarding this!
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.