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Should I remove Dell Wireless 1515 Driver Installation?

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12% remove it88% keep it
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Dell Wireless 1515 Driver Installation


Dell Wireless 1515 Driver Installation is a software program developed by Dell. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The programs's main executable is Ath_CoexAgent.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 1.88 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 22.68 MB (23,777,440 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 71% of users of Dell Wireless 1515 Driver Installation come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and South Africa.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Dell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dell Wireless
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{451517F1-7E41-400B-AA36-FB7E2563526D}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 22.68 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Dell Wireless 1515 Driver Installation

Program executable:Ath_CoexAgent.exe
Name: Ath_Coex Application
Atheros Coex Service Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Dell Wireless\Ath_CoexAgent.exe
Additional files:
  • asav.exe (by QUALCOMM) - QUALCOMM ATHEROS SmartNet Controller
  • Ath_WlanAgent.exe (by Atheros) - Ath_Coex Application (Atheros Coex Service Application)
  • Ath_CoexAgent.exe (by Atheros)
  • AthrTS6_x64.sys
  • AthrTS6_x86.sys
  • AWiCDiag.exe (by Atheros Communications) - AWiC Diagnostics Utility
  • BTAPI.dll - Atheros Bluetooth Suite (Bluetooth API Extension)
  • DiagAPI.dll (by Atheros Communications) - DiagAPI Dynamic Link Library
  • HotSpot.exe (by Atheros Communication) - HotSpot
  • Toolkit.dll (by Atheros Communication) - Tookit (Atheros Toolkit Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • HotSpot.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0B7F2A1F-4B27-4053-8BA0-0799ADCC3F13}' (runs on registration).
2 Services
  • Ath_WlanAgent.exe runs as a service named 'ZAtheros Wlan Agent' (ZAtheros Wlan Agent) "Atheros agent for Wlan".
  • Ath_CoexAgent.exe runs as a service named 'Atheros Bt&Wlan Coex Agent' (Atheros Bt&Wlan Coex Agent) "Co-existence Coordinator Service between 11a/b/g/n Wireless LAN and Bluetooth.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.88 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0011697493%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00085262%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00031713%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:3,617
8,062,084 average
Memory:1.32 MB
Total CPU:0.0000453880%
Kernel CPU:0.00001764%
User CPU:0.00002775%
CPU cycles/sec:8,972

How do I remove Dell Wireless 1515 Driver Installation?

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Or, you can uninstall Dell Wireless 1515 Driver Installation 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 Dell Wireless 1515 Driver Installation, 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 Dell Wireless 1515 Driver Installation.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win XP 4%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.52%
Windows Vista 26.09%
Windows 8 13.04%
Windows XP 4.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.82%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 18.18%
Windows 7 Professional 13.64%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.09%
Windows Vista Ultimate 4.55%
Windows 10 Pro 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.97% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.97%
  Canada 22.58%
  South Africa 3.23%
  Norway 3.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 90.48%
Hewlett-Packard 4.76%
ASUS 4.76%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1545 27.27%
Dell Studio XPS 1340 22.73%
Dell Inspiron 1750 22.73%
Dell Studio XPS 1640 13.64%
Dell Inspiron 1440 9.09%
Dell Studio 1440 4.55%

About Dell

Dell manufactures, sells and supports computers and related products and services.
Publisher URL: www.dell.com


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