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A guide to uninstall WD Security from your PC

You can find below details on how to uninstall WD Security for Windows. It is written by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. You can read more on Western Digital Technologies, Inc. or check for application updates here. More information about WD Security can be seen at . The application is often installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security directory (same installation drive as Windows). You can uninstall WD Security by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /X{2B58AB2C-D980-47FD-8633-E360314BA662}. Keep in mind that you might be prompted for admin rights. WDDriveSecurity.exe is the programs's main file and it takes around 310.88 KB (318336 bytes) on disk.

WD Security contains of the executables below. They occupy 6.38 MB (6691960 bytes) on disk.



  • WD Quick Formatter.exe (4.46 MB)
  • WDDriveAutoUnlock.exe (1.62 MB)
  • WDDriveSecurity.exe (310.88 KB)


The current page applies to WD Security version 1.0.6.3 only. You can find below info on other releases of WD Security:

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WD Security has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders that were left behind:
  • 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:
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  • 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\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\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\Registration.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\en_US.lproj\RemovePassword.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Locale\en_US.lproj\SleepTimer.html

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\C2BA85B2089DDF7468333E0613B46A26
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{2B58AB2C-D980-47FD-8633-E360314BA662}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Western Digital\WD Security

Registry values that are not removed from your PC:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\C2BA85B2089DDF7468333E0613B46A26\ProductName




How to uninstall WD Security from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WD Security is a program offered by the software company Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Some users choose to uninstall this program. This can be easier said than done because deleting this manually takes some advanced knowledge regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best SIMPLE approach to uninstall WD Security is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general tool to clean your system.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's design and wealth of features 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 tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the programs existing on your PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate WD Security or simply activate the Search feature and type in "WD Security". If it is installed on your PC the WD Security application will be found automatically. After you click WD Security in the list of apps, the following information about the program is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have about WD Security, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance 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{2B58AB2C-D980-47FD-8633-E360314BA662}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove WD Security.
Uninstall WD Security


8. After uninstalling WD Security, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of WD Security that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing WD Security with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.

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Geographical user distribution

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

This page 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 application. This text only 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 stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 05:54:19.753