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A way to uninstall WD Security from your PC

This web page is about WD Security for Windows. Here you can find details on how to remove it from your computer. It is made by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. More data about Western Digital Technologies, Inc. can be seen here. More details about WD Security can be seen at . Usually the WD Security application is to be found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security directory, depending on the user's option during setup. MsiExec.exe /X{0AC340BC-4A62-4D1F-86DB-35C1C3CB66CF} is the full command line if you want to uninstall WD Security. WDSecurity.exe is the WD Security's main executable file and it occupies approximately 350.33 KB (358736 bytes) on disk.

WD Security is comprised of the following executables which occupy 6.42 MB (6732304 bytes) on disk:

  • WD Quick Formatter.exe (4.46 MB)
  • WDDriveAutoUnlock.exe (1.62 MB)
  • WDSecurity.exe (350.33 KB)

This data is about WD Security version only. Click on the links below for other WD Security versions:

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Numerous files, folders and Windows registry data can not be uninstalled when you are trying to remove WD Security from your PC.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall WD Security from your computer:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\DeviceDiscovery.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\DevicePlugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\DeviceView.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\MVVM.dll

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{6607496a-3ae4-4109-a6a7-dcd027540d83}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Western Digital\WD Security

Additional values that you should delete:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{0AC340BC-4A62-4D1F-86DB-35C1C3CB66CF}\InstallLocation
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{6607496a-3ae4-4109-a6a7-dcd027540d83}\BundleCachePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{6607496a-3ae4-4109-a6a7-dcd027540d83}\BundleProviderKey
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{6607496a-3ae4-4109-a6a7-dcd027540d83}\BundleTag

How to delete WD Security with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WD Security is an application released by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Frequently, computer users want to remove it. Sometimes this is troublesome because uninstalling this by hand takes some know-how regarding PCs. The best SIMPLE manner to remove WD Security is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is 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 potent uninstaller and all around utility to clean your PC.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system optimizer.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate WD Security or simply click the Search feature and type in "WD Security". If it is installed on your PC the WD Security application will be found very quickly. When you select WD Security in the list of programs, the following data about the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have about WD Security, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for WD Security:

  • The publisher is: http://support.wdc.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{0AC340BC-4A62-4D1F-86DB-35C1C3CB66CF}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. Confirm the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove WD Security.
Uninstall WD Security

8. After uninstalling WD Security, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong WD Security which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing WD Security using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.


Geographical user distribution

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


The text above is not a piece of advice to remove WD Security by Western Digital Technologies, Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that WD Security by Western Digital Technologies, Inc. is not a good software application. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove WD Security in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application 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 02:16:56.770