WD Drive Utilities WD Drive Utilities



A guide to uninstall WD Drive Utilities from your PC

You can find on this page detailed information on how to remove WD Drive Utilities for Windows. The Windows release was developed by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. More information on Western Digital Technologies, Inc. can be seen here. You can get more details related to WD Drive Utilities at . WD Drive Utilities is usually installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities directory, regulated by the user's decision. The full command line for uninstalling WD Drive Utilities is MsiExec.exe /X{72E40002-8CEC-47C1-A099-83AC8E173BF0}. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might receive a notification for admin rights. WDDriveUtilities.exe is the programs's main file and it takes circa 306.45 KB (313800 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are incorporated in WD Drive Utilities. They take 4.80 MB (5036344 bytes) on disk.



  • WD Quick Formatter.exe (4.45 MB)
  • WDDriveUtilities.exe (306.45 KB)
  • WDUnzip.exe (52.42 KB)


This page is about WD Drive Utilities version 1.0.3.3 alone. You can find below info on other versions of WD Drive Utilities:

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Some files and registry entries are regularly left behind when you remove WD Drive Utilities.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall WD Drive Utilities:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Images\071D.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Images\071D_Selected.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Images\0746.png
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  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Images\0748.png
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  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Images\074A.png
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  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Images\074C.png
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  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Images\074E.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Images\074E_Selected.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Images\07A6.png
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  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Images\07A8.png
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  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Images\07AA.png
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  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Images\07AE.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Images\07AE_Selected.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Images\1144.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Images\1144_Selected.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Images\1148.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Images\1148_Selected.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Images\1174.png
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  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Images\1178.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Images\1178_Selected.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\AboutWDDriveUtilities.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\AboutWDSecurity.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\ChangePassword.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\CreatePassword.html
  • 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
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\EULA.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\EULA.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\Registration.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\RemovePassword.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\SleepTimer.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\UnlockDrive.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\WDDriveUtilitiesHelp.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\WDSecurityHelp.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\CSS\WDForWinHelp.css
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\de_DE.lproj\AboutWDDriveUtilities.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\de_DE.lproj\AboutWDSecurity.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\de_DE.lproj\ChangePassword.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\de_DE.lproj\CreatePassword.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\de_DE.lproj\Diagnostics.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\de_DE.lproj\DriveErase.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\de_DE.lproj\EULA.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\de_DE.lproj\EULA.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\de_DE.lproj\Registration.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\de_DE.lproj\RemovePassword.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\de_DE.lproj\SleepTimer.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UnlockDrive.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\de_DE.lproj\WDDriveUtilitiesHelp.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\de_DE.lproj\WDSecurityHelp.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\en_US.lproj\AboutWDDriveUtilities.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\en_US.lproj\AboutWDSecurity.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\en_US.lproj\ChangePassword.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\en_US.lproj\CreatePassword.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\en_US.lproj\Diagnostics.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\en_US.lproj\DriveErase.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\en_US.lproj\EULA.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\en_US.lproj\EULA.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\en_US.lproj\Registration.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\en_US.lproj\RemovePassword.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\en_US.lproj\SleepTimer.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\en_US.lproj\UnlockDrive.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\en_US.lproj\WDDriveUtilitiesHelp.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\en_US.lproj\WDSecurityHelp.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\es_ES.lproj\AboutWDDriveUtilities.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\es_ES.lproj\AboutWDSecurity.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\es_ES.lproj\ChangePassword.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\es_ES.lproj\CreatePassword.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\es_ES.lproj\Diagnostics.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\es_ES.lproj\DriveErase.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\es_ES.lproj\EULA.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\es_ES.lproj\EULA.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\es_ES.lproj\Registration.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\es_ES.lproj\RemovePassword.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\es_ES.lproj\SleepTimer.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\es_ES.lproj\UnlockDrive.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\es_ES.lproj\WDDriveUtilitiesHelp.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\es_ES.lproj\WDSecurityHelp.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\fr_FR.lproj\AboutWDDriveUtilities.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\fr_FR.lproj\AboutWDSecurity.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\fr_FR.lproj\ChangePassword.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\fr_FR.lproj\CreatePassword.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\fr_FR.lproj\Diagnostics.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\fr_FR.lproj\DriveErase.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\fr_FR.lproj\EULA.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\fr_FR.lproj\EULA.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\fr_FR.lproj\Registration.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\fr_FR.lproj\RemovePassword.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\fr_FR.lproj\SleepTimer.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\fr_FR.lproj\UnlockDrive.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Locale\fr_FR.lproj\WDDriveUtilitiesHelp.html

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Western Digital\WD Drive Utilities
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\20004E27CEC81C740A9938CAE871B30F
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{72E40002-8CEC-47C1-A099-83AC8E173BF0}

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\20004E27CEC81C740A9938CAE871B30F\ProductName




How to delete WD Drive Utilities from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WD Drive Utilities is an application marketed by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Frequently, people choose to erase this application. Sometimes this can be troublesome because uninstalling this by hand requires some know-how related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best SIMPLE action to erase WD Drive Utilities is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your system.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the programs existing on your computer will appear

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 exists on your system the WD Drive Utilities program will be found automatically. Notice that when you select WD Drive Utilities in the list of apps, the following data regarding the program is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding WD Drive Utilities, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for WD Drive Utilities:


  • The web site of the application is: http://support.wdc.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{72E40002-8CEC-47C1-A099-83AC8E173BF0}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall WD Drive Utilities.
Uninstall WD Drive Utilities


8. After removing WD Drive Utilities, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of WD Drive Utilities which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling WD Drive Utilities using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.

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Geographical user distribution

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

The text above is not a piece of advice 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 text simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall WD Drive Utilities in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 03:18:57.093