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A way to uninstall WD Security from your system

This info is about WD Security for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It was created for Windows by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Additional info about Western Digital Technologies, Inc. can be read here. You can read more about about WD Security at . WD Security is usually installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security folder, however this location may vary a lot depending on the user's option while installing the program. The full command line for removing WD Security is MsiExec.exe /X{919ADA61-13BF-43C4-A2DD-8BA49A244FC8}. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might be prompted for admin rights. WD Security's primary file takes around 350.33 KB (358736 bytes) and its name is WDSecurity.exe.

The following executables are installed together with WD Security. They occupy about 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 info is about WD Security version 1.1.0.51 only. You can find below info on other releases of WD Security:

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

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

The files below are left behind on your disk by WD Security's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • 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
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x071D.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x0741.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x0743.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x0746.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x0748.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x074A.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x074C.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x074E.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x0778.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x077A.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x07A6.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x07A8.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x07AA.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x07AC.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x07AE.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x07B8.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x07BA.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x0810.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x0812.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x0814.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x0815.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x0816.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x0820.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x0822.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x0824.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x0825.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x0826.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x0827.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x0828.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x082A.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x082B.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x0830.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x0832.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x0834.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x0835.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x0836.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x0837.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x0838.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x083A.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x083B.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x0844.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x0845.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x0846.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x0A10.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x0A12.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x1144.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x1148.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x1174.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x1178.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x1220.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x1222.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x1224.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x1230.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x1232.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\PID_0x1234.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\DeviceViewModel.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\AboutWDDriveUtilities.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\AboutWDSecurity.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\ChangePassword.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\CreatePassword.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\Diagnostics.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\DriveErase.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\EULA.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\EULA.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\RAIDManagement.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\Registration.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\RemovePassword.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\SleepTimer.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\UnlockDrive.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\WDDriveUtilitiesHelp.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\WDSecurityHelp.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\CSS\WDForWinHelp.css
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\de_DE.lproj\AboutWDDriveUtilities.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\de_DE.lproj\AboutWDSecurity.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\de_DE.lproj\ChangePassword.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\de_DE.lproj\CreatePassword.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\de_DE.lproj\Diagnostics.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\de_DE.lproj\DriveErase.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\de_DE.lproj\EULA.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\de_DE.lproj\EULA.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\de_DE.lproj\RAIDManagement.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\de_DE.lproj\Registration.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\de_DE.lproj\RemovePassword.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\de_DE.lproj\SleepTimer.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UnlockDrive.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\de_DE.lproj\WDDriveUtilitiesHelp.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\de_DE.lproj\WDSecurityHelp.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\en_US.lproj\AboutWDDriveUtilities.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\en_US.lproj\AboutWDSecurity.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\en_US.lproj\ChangePassword.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\en_US.lproj\CreatePassword.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\en_US.lproj\Diagnostics.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\en_US.lproj\DriveErase.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\en_US.lproj\EULA.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\en_US.lproj\EULA.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\en_US.lproj\RAIDManagement.html

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\16ADA919FB314C342ADDB84AA942F48C
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{919ADA61-13BF-43C4-A2DD-8BA49A244FC8}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Western Digital\WD Security

Open regedit.exe to delete the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\16ADA919FB314C342ADDB84AA942F48C\ProductName




A way to delete WD Security from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WD Security is an application marketed by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Some users choose to uninstall this program. This is efortful because doing this by hand takes some knowledge related to PCs. One of the best SIMPLE procedure to uninstall WD Security 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, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around tool to clean your computer.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


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

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate WD Security or simply click the Search field and type in "WD Security". If it exists on your system the WD Security app will be found very quickly. After you click WD Security in the list of applications, the following information regarding the program is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other people have regarding WD Security, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for WD Security:


  • The web site of the application is: http://support.wdc.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{919ADA61-13BF-43C4-A2DD-8BA49A244FC8}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall WD Security.
Uninstall WD Security


8. After removing WD Security, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of WD Security which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing WD Security using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

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

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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)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall WD Security by Western Digital Technologies, Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that WD Security by Western Digital Technologies, Inc. is not a good application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall WD Security 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' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 22:47:27.170