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3% remove it97% keep it
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Atheros Installer


Atheros Installer is a program developed by Atheros Communications. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is AdminTools.exe. The software installer includes 32 files and is usually about 98.21 KB (100,564 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). While about 78% of users of Atheros Installer come from the United States, it is also popular in Poland and Guatemala.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.atheros.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Atheros\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{2D852FC3-77EA-4AE0-9ECA-7FACB4855E4F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 98.21 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Atheros Installer

Program executable:AdminTools.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Atheros\AdminTools.exe
Additional files:
  • AdminService.exe
  • AdminTools.exe
  • Ath_CoexAgent.exe
  • AthBtTray.exe
  • athcfg20.dll
  • athcfg20res.dll
  • athcfg20resU.dll
  • athcfg20U.dll
  • AthCopyHook.dll
  • AthCredentialProvider.dll
  • atheros Outlook Addin.dll
  • athr_debug.dll
  • AudioConfig.exe
  • AVRemoteControl.exe
  • AWiCDiag.exe
  • BPP.dll
  • BTAPI.dll
  • BtathVdpSink.exe
  • BtathVdpSrc.exe
  • BTBIP.dll
  • BtCommonRes.dll
  • BtContextMenu.dll
  • BtvAppExt.dll
  • BtvStack.exe
  • CopyWorker.exe
  • DiagAPI.dll
  • FileTransfer.dll
  • FolderViewImpl.dll
  • GattI.dll
  • Atheros Outlook Addin 2010.dll
  • BtPreLoad.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • Ath_CoexAgent.exe runs as a service named 'ZAtheros Bt&Wlan Coex Agent' (ZAtheros Bt&Wlan Coex Agent) "Co-existence Coordinator Service between 11a/b/g/n Wireless LAN and Bluetooth.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.36 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0010302993%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00050407%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00052622%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Atheros Installer?

Quickly and completely remove Atheros Installer from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Atheros Installer from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Atheros Installer, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Atheros Installer.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

77.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 77.78%
  Poland 11.11%
  Guatemala 11.11%

About Atheros Communications

Qualcomm Atheros is a developer of semiconductors for network communications, focusing primarily on wireless. The Atheros chipsets for the IEEE 802.
Publisher URL: www.qca.qualcomm.com


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