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A way to uninstall WD SmartWare from your system

You can find below detailed information on how to uninstall WD SmartWare for Windows. It is produced by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. More information on Western Digital Technologies, Inc. can be seen here. More info about the program WD SmartWare can be seen at . The application is usually found in the C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare directory (same installation drive as Windows). WD SmartWare's full uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /X{5A6ABA38-E8D6-4B52-B0BF-44081833E1D2}. WDSmartWare.exe is the programs's main file and it takes circa 3.05 MB (3196272 bytes) on disk.

WD SmartWare contains of the executables below. They occupy 7.51 MB (7875824 bytes) on disk.



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


The current page applies to WD SmartWare version 2.4.4.5 only. Click on the links below for other WD SmartWare versions:

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Some files and registry entries are frequently left behind when you uninstall WD SmartWare.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall WD SmartWare:
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Western Digital\WD SmartWare

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall WD SmartWare:
  • 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.html
  • 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.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\INST0.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.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

Registry keys:
  • 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\{2B4B795D-6CCD-4969-A75A-CA844CA14E52}

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\WINDOWS\Installer\{2B4B795D-6CCD-4969-A75A-CA844CA14E52}\




How to erase WD SmartWare from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WD SmartWare is a program marketed by the software company Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Frequently, users try to erase this application. This can be efortful because doing this manually requires some knowledge related to PCs. The best QUICK approach to erase WD SmartWare 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 Windows system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and all around tool to clean your Windows PC.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications installed on the computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find WD SmartWare or simply activate the Search feature and type in "WD SmartWare". If it exists on your system the WD SmartWare application will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click WD SmartWare in the list of programs, some data regarding the application is available to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have regarding WD SmartWare, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for WD SmartWare:


  • The publisher is: http://support.wdc.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{5A6ABA38-E8D6-4B52-B0BF-44081833E1D2}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall WD SmartWare.
Uninstall WD SmartWare


8. After uninstalling WD SmartWare, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of WD SmartWare that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing WD SmartWare using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

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

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows (6.4)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall WD SmartWare by Western Digital Technologies, Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that WD SmartWare by Western Digital Technologies, Inc. is not a good application. This page simply contains detailed instructions 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 Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-22 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-22 08:55:05.123