What is the "athw8x.sys" ?

Our database contains 29 different files for filename athw8x.sys . This files most often belongs to product Driver for Qualcomm Atheros CB42/CB43/MB42/MB43 Network Adapter. and were most often developed by company Qualcomm Atheros Communications, Inc.. This files most often have description Qualcomm Atheros Extensible Wireless LAN device driver. Agregate rating is 5(5) stars - based on 9 reviews.This file contains driver. You can find it in the Drivers section of the System Explorer.

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This file is a system driver for a special device - in this case for the Qualcomm Atheros CB42/CB43/MB42/MB43 Network Adapter - it serves as a Extensible Wireless LAN device driver. This driver is loaded by operating system when wifi communication using this device is needed.

athw8x.sys Driver

File details of most used file with name "athw8x.sys"

Product:
Driver for Qualcomm Atheros CB42/CB43/MB42/MB43 Network Adapter
Company:
Qualcomm Atheros Communications, Inc.
Description:
Qualcomm Atheros Extensible Wireless LAN device driver
Version:
10.0.0.75
MD5:
f17abc4aa1fe4989e812858261414fe5
SHA1:
35d97152637c14b335381610705b73b64fce1add
SHA256:
6c24f7f498ab7d02df35e1fd7621c29e81bd4c774f37aac04a49b35a930775a2
Size:
3618304
Directory:
C:\Windows\System32\DRIVERS
Operating System:
Windows 8
Discovered:
August 19, 2012
Occurence:
High oc2

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  • SAFErating from user MikeOne for file C:\Windows\System32\DRIVERS\athw8x.sys (Variant: 20715643)

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    This file is a system driver for a special device - in this case for the Qualcomm Atheros CB42/CB43/MB42/MB43 Network Adapter - it serves as a Extensible Wireless LAN device driver. This driver is loaded by operating system when wifi communication using this device is needed.