WD Drive Utilities WD Drive Utilities



A way to uninstall WD Drive Utilities from your computer

This page contains detailed information on how to remove WD Drive Utilities for Windows. It is written by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. You can read more on Western Digital Technologies, Inc. or check for application updates here. You can read more about on WD Drive Utilities at . Usually the WD Drive Utilities program is to be found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities directory, depending on the user's option during setup. The full uninstall command line for WD Drive Utilities is MsiExec.exe /X{7431ED5D-9247-4F17-91C9-702D9B36FAC4}. The application's main executable file occupies 306.87 KB (314232 bytes) on disk and is labeled WDDriveUtilities.exe.

WD Drive Utilities installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 4.76 MB (4994288 bytes) on disk.



  • WD Quick Formatter.exe (4.46 MB)
  • WDDriveUtilities.exe (306.87 KB)


The current page applies to WD Drive Utilities version 1.0.7.3 alone. You can find below a few links to other WD Drive Utilities releases:

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WD Drive Utilities has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall WD Drive Utilities:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall WD Drive Utilities:
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  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\AboutWDDriveUtilities.html
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  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\ChangePassword.html
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  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\Diagnostics.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\DriveErase.html
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  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\RemovePassword.html

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Western Digital\WD Drive Utilities
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\D5DE1347742971F4199C07D2B963AF4C
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{7431ED5D-9247-4F17-91C9-702D9B36FAC4}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Western Digital\WD Drive Utilities

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional registry values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\D5DE1347742971F4199C07D2B963AF4C\ProductName




How to remove WD Drive Utilities from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WD Drive Utilities is a program marketed by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Some users want to remove it. Sometimes this is difficult because deleting this by hand takes some knowledge regarding Windows internal functioning. The best SIMPLE manner to remove WD Drive Utilities is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general tool to clean your system.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows optimizer.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the programs existing on your PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find WD Drive Utilities or simply activate the Search feature and type in "WD Drive Utilities". If it is installed on your PC the WD Drive Utilities application will be found automatically. Notice that when you select WD Drive Utilities in the list , some data about the application is shown to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have about WD Drive Utilities, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for WD Drive Utilities:


  • The software company is: http://support.wdc.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{7431ED5D-9247-4F17-91C9-702D9B36FAC4}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove WD Drive Utilities.
Uninstall WD Drive Utilities


8. After removing WD Drive Utilities, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong WD Drive Utilities which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling WD Drive Utilities with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.

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Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a recommendation to uninstall WD Drive Utilities by Western Digital Technologies, Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that WD Drive Utilities by Western Digital Technologies, Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall WD Drive Utilities in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-20 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 17:06:45.950