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How to uninstall WD SmartWare from your computer

This web page contains complete information on how to uninstall WD SmartWare for Windows. It was coded for Windows by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. More information about Western Digital Technologies, Inc. can be read here. Click on to get more information about WD SmartWare on Western Digital Technologies, Inc.'s website. WD SmartWare is commonly installed in the C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare directory, depending on the user's choice. You can remove WD SmartWare by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /X{DD38FBA7-A89A-404C-8446-C3ADC41C93C5}. Keep in mind that you might be prompted for admin rights. The application's main executable file is named WDSmartWare.exe and its approximative size is 3.05 MB (3196272 bytes).

The following executable files are incorporated in WD SmartWare. They occupy 7.51 MB (7875824 bytes) on disk.



  • WD Quick Formatter.exe (4.46 MB)
  • WDSmartWare.exe (3.05 MB)


This page is about WD SmartWare version 2.4.6.3 alone. You can find below info on other versions of WD SmartWare:

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Following the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the PC. Some of these are listed below.

Directories found on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Western Digital\WD SmartWare

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\Backup.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\Backup_BAIDU.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\BCKP1A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\BCKP2A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\BCKP2B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\BCKP3A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\BCKP3B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\BCKP4A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\BCKP4B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\BCKP5A_BETTERBEST.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\BCKP5A_GOOD.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\CSS\WDSmartWareHelp.css
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\EULA.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\EX_UNLK0.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\EX_UNLK1.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\EX_UNLK1B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\EX_UNLK2.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\EX_UNLK3.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_BCKP1A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_BCKP2A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_BCKP3A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_BCKP4A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_BCKP4B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_BCKP5.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_BCKP6.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_HOME.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_HOME_BAIDU.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_HOME_DRIVE_SETTINGS.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_HOME_ONX_BAIDU.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_HOME_view2.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_HOME_view2_BAIDU.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_HOME_view2_ONX_BAIDU.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_RTRV1A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_RTRV3A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_RTRV4A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_RTRV4B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_RTRV5A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_RTRV5B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_RTRV5C.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_RTRV6A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_RTRV6B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_RTRV6C.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_SETS1A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_SETS2A_BAIDU.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_SETS2B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_SETS2C.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_SETS2D.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_SETS2D1.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_SETS2E.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_SETS2F.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_SETS2G.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_SETS2G_BAIDU.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_SETS3A_BETTERBEST.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_SETS3A_BETTERBEST_NOENC.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_SETS3A_GOOD.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_SETS3A_GOOD_NOENC.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_SETS4A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_SETS4B2.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_SETS4B3.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_SETS4C.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_SETS4D.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_SETS4E.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_SETS4F.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_SETS4F_NOENCR.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_SETS4G.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\FP_SETS4H.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\INST1A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\INST1B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\INST1C.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\INST2A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\INST2B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\INST2C.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\INST3A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\INST3B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\INST3C.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\INST4A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\INST4A_ONX.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\INST5.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\INST5_BAIDU.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\INST6.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\INST7.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\INST7_BAIDU.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\INST7A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\INST7B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\INST7F.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\INST8.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\INST9_BAIDU.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\INSTE.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\ManageAndCustomize.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\ManageAndCustomize_BAIDU.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\MOREHELP.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\MOREHELP_D.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\Overview.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\Overview_BAIDU.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\REQ0.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\REQ1.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\Retrieve.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\RQMT0.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\SETS1A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\SETS1B.html

Many times the following registry data will not be uninstalled:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Western Digital\Software Updates\WD SmartWare
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Western Digital\WD SmartWare
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{705B8CBC-DB9A-4390-8688-EC71FC8F468B}

Additional values that you should remove:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\




How to remove WD SmartWare from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WD SmartWare is an application released by the software company Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Frequently, people try to uninstall this program. This can be troublesome because deleting this by hand requires some know-how regarding Windows program uninstallation. One of the best EASY action to uninstall WD SmartWare is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is 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 an efficient uninstaller and general tool to maximize the performance of your computer.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system utility.

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


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the programs existing on the computer will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find WD SmartWare or simply click the Search feature and type in "WD SmartWare". If it is installed on your PC the WD SmartWare program will be found automatically. Notice that after you click WD SmartWare in the list of programs, the following data regarding the application is available to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have regarding WD SmartWare, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for WD SmartWare:


  • The web site of the application is: http://support.wdc.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{DD38FBA7-A89A-404C-8446-C3ADC41C93C5}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove WD SmartWare.
Uninstall WD SmartWare


8. After uninstalling WD SmartWare, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of WD SmartWare which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing WD SmartWare with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

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

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Geographical user distribution

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

This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall WD SmartWare by Western Digital Technologies, Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that WD SmartWare by Western Digital Technologies, Inc. is not a good application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall WD SmartWare in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-18 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 20:43:50.520