WD Drive Utilities WD Drive Utilities

A guide to uninstall WD Drive Utilities from your PC

WD Drive Utilities is a Windows application. Read more about how to uninstall it from your computer. The Windows release was developed by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. You can read more on Western Digital Technologies, Inc. or check for application updates here. More details about WD Drive Utilities can be seen at . WD Drive Utilities is typically installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities directory, subject to the user's decision. The entire uninstall command line for WD Drive Utilities is MsiExec.exe /X{2F540611-6560-470F-924A-5F52EFA9156F}. The application's main executable file has a size of 306.88 KB (314240 bytes) on disk and is labeled WDDriveUtilities.exe.

WD Drive Utilities is comprised of the following executables which occupy 4.76 MB (4993784 bytes) on disk:

  • WD Quick Formatter.exe (4.46 MB)
  • WDDriveUtilities.exe (306.88 KB)

The information on this page is only about version of WD Drive Utilities. You can find below info on other versions of WD Drive Utilities:

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

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

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall WD Drive Utilities:
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Images\071D.png
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Images\071D_Selected.png
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Images\0741.png
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Images\0741_Selected.png

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{2F540611-6560-470F-924A-5F52EFA9156F}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Western Digital\WD Drive Utilities

Supplementary registry values that are not removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD Utilities\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Windows\Installer\{2F540611-6560-470F-924A-5F52EFA9156F}\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Components\003970420A3F46E4883F92298E98EDC6\116045F20656F07429A4F525FE9A51F6
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Components\00912208052543B46959FACD38B4B4A5\116045F20656F07429A4F525FE9A51F6

A way to erase WD Drive Utilities from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WD Drive Utilities is a program by the software company Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Sometimes, users decide to uninstall it. This can be efortful because uninstalling this manually requires some experience regarding Windows program uninstallation. One of the best SIMPLE solution 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 PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general tool to maximize the performance of your PC.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

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

5. A list of the programs existing on the PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate WD Drive Utilities or simply click the Search feature and type in "WD Drive Utilities". If it exists on your system the WD Drive Utilities app will be found automatically. After you select WD Drive Utilities in the list of programs, the following data about the application is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have about WD Drive Utilities, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you want 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{2F540611-6560-470F-924A-5F52EFA9156F}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. Confirm the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove 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 proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong WD Drive Utilities that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing WD Drive Utilities using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your system.

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


Geographical user distribution

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


The text above is not a recommendation to remove 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 instructions on how to remove WD Drive Utilities in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and 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: 2016-06-19 11:18:12.223