What is Ath_CoexAgent.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the Ath_CoexAgent.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Ath_CoexAgent.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with Ath_CoexAgent
Ath_CoexAgent.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Atheros Coex Service Application belongs to software Dell WLAN and Bluetooth Client or Atheros WLAN and Bluetooth Client or Qualcomm Atheros Bluetooth Suite or Ath_Coex Application or Dell Bluetooth Installation or Atheros Bluetooth Suite by Atheros.

Description: Ath_CoexAgent.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Ath_CoexAgent.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 151,552 bytes (38% of all occurrences), 323,584 bytes and 7 more variants. 
The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 38% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: In case of problems with Ath_CoexAgent.exe, you can do the following:
  1) safely remove the program using the uninstall program of Qualcomm Atheros Bluetooth Suite or Atheros WLAN and Bluetooth Client (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program)
  2) contact to assist you.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Ath_CoexAgent.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Ath_CoexAgent.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Installed at C:\Program Files (x86)\Bluetooth Suite on Win7 PRO SP1 x64 via ASUS P9X79 Deluxe driver disk.
  Mike Hostretler  
In Dell Wireless Folder

Summary: Average user rating of Ath_CoexAgent.exe: based on 1 vote with 2 user comments. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving Ath_CoexAgent issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with Ath_CoexAgent. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the Ath_CoexAgent.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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