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A way to uninstall WD Drive Utilities from your computer

You can find below details on how to uninstall WD Drive Utilities for Windows. It was coded for Windows by Western Digital. More info about Western Digital can be seen here. Detailed information about WD Drive Utilities can be seen at . WD Drive Utilities is frequently set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Utilities folder, but this location may vary a lot depending on the user's choice while installing the program. You can remove WD Drive Utilities by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /X{439A51F7-84B1-4603-BEC8-647EB2AC307F}. Note that you might get a notification for admin rights. WDDriveUtilities.exe is the programs's main file and it takes circa 305.95 KB (313288 bytes) on disk.

WD Drive Utilities contains of the executables below. They occupy 4.80 MB (5034296 bytes) on disk.

  • WD Quick Formatter.exe (4.45 MB)
  • WDDriveUtilities.exe (305.95 KB)
  • WDUnzip.exe (52.42 KB)

This page is about WD Drive Utilities version alone. Click on the links below for other WD Drive Utilities versions:

If you are manually uninstalling WD Drive Utilities we suggest you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories found on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD Utilities

The files below remain on your disk by WD Drive Utilities's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Desktop\WD Drive Utilities.lnk
  • C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Western Digital\WD Apps\Uninstall WD Drive Utilities.lnk
  • C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Western Digital\WD Apps\WD Drive Utilities.lnk
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD Utilities\Images\071D.png

Generally the following registry keys will not be cleaned:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Western Digital\WD Drive Utilities
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Products\7F15A9341B483064EB8C46E72BCA03F7

Registry values that are not removed from your PC:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD Utilities\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Components\003970420A3F46E4883F92298E98EDC6\7F15A9341B483064EB8C46E72BCA03F7
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Components\00912208052543B46959FACD38B4B4A5\7F15A9341B483064EB8C46E72BCA03F7
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Components\020D812FADBC01A49B3CEB4DFED7A6CB\7F15A9341B483064EB8C46E72BCA03F7

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

WD Drive Utilities is an application by the software company Western Digital. Sometimes, computer users choose to remove this program. Sometimes this is difficult because deleting this by hand requires some knowledge related to Windows program uninstallation. The best SIMPLE manner to remove 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 Windows PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your Windows PC.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system optimizer.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs installed on your computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate WD Drive Utilities or simply activate the Search field and type in "WD Drive Utilities". The WD Drive Utilities program will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click WD Drive Utilities in the list of applications, some information about the program is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other users have about WD Drive Utilities, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you are about 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{439A51F7-84B1-4603-BEC8-647EB2AC307F}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. accept the uninstall by pressing 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. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong WD Drive Utilities which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling WD Drive Utilities with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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


Geographical user distribution

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


The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall WD Drive Utilities by Western Digital from your PC, nor are we saying that WD Drive Utilities by Western Digital 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. 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 20:32:13.400