WD Drive Utilities WD Drive Utilities

A guide to uninstall WD Drive Utilities from your computer

This web page is about WD Drive Utilities for Windows. Here you can find details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It was created for Windows by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. More data about Western Digital Technologies, Inc. can be seen here. You can read more about related to WD Drive Utilities at . Usually the WD Drive Utilities program is installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities directory, depending on the user's option during install. You can remove WD Drive Utilities by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /X{E61CFDDA-40DD-4400-95CA-12819C50B5C2}. Keep in mind that you might be prompted for admin rights. WDDriveUtilities.exe is the programs's main file and it takes approximately 321.34 KB (329056 bytes) on disk.

WD Drive Utilities contains of the executables below. They take 6.54 MB (6860840 bytes) on disk.

  • WD Quick Formatter.exe (4.46 MB)
  • WDDriveUtilities.exe (321.34 KB)
  • WDDriveUtilitiesHelper.exe (1.77 MB)

This web page is about WD Drive Utilities version only. You can find here a few links to other WD Drive Utilities versions:

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Following the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the computer. Some of these are listed below.

Folders left behind when you uninstall WD Drive Utilities:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities

Generally, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\DeviceDiscovery.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\DevicePlugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Devices\DeviceView.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Devices\MVVM.dll

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Western Digital\WD Drive Utilities
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{E61CFDDA-40DD-4400-95CA-12819C50B5C2}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Western Digital\WD Drive Utilities

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{E61CFDDA-40DD-4400-95CA-12819C50B5C2}\InstallLocation

How to erase WD Drive Utilities using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WD Drive Utilities is a program offered by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Frequently, computer users try to uninstall it. This can be troublesome because performing this manually requires some advanced knowledge related to PCs. One of the best EASY manner to uninstall 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 on your system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general tool to optimize your computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with the program's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system utility.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate WD Drive Utilities or simply click the Search feature and type in "WD Drive Utilities". If it is installed on your PC the WD Drive Utilities app will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select WD Drive Utilities in the list of programs, the following information regarding the application is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding WD Drive Utilities, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for WD Drive Utilities:

  • The publisher is: http://support.wdc.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{E61CFDDA-40DD-4400-95CA-12819C50B5C2}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall WD Drive Utilities.
Uninstall WD Drive Utilities

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

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
Software Application


This page is not a recommendation to uninstall WD Drive Utilities by Western Digital Technologies, Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that WD Drive Utilities by Western Digital Technologies, Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall WD Drive Utilities supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

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

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 22:30:50.607