Application WD SmartWare



A guide to uninstall WD SmartWare from your computer

You can find below details on how to uninstall WD SmartWare for Windows. It was created for Windows by Western Digital. Go over here where you can find out more on Western Digital. More information about the program WD SmartWare can be found at . WD SmartWare is commonly set up in the C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare directory, however this location can vary a lot depending on the user's choice while installing the program. WD SmartWare's entire uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /X{6F482C75-174D-42EB-A2CF-B00A1F354F7B}. WDDMService.exe is the WD SmartWare's primary executable file and it takes circa 281.50 KB (288256 bytes) on disk.

WD SmartWare contains of the executables below. They occupy 6.15 MB (6451712 bytes) on disk.



  • WDDMService.exe (281.50 KB)
  • WDDMStatus.exe (5.88 MB)


The current page applies to WD SmartWare version 1.4.1.1 only. You can find below info on other releases of WD SmartWare:

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Some files, folders and Windows registry data can not be removed when you remove WD SmartWare from your computer.

Folders left behind when you uninstall WD SmartWare:
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Western Digital\WD SmartWare

The files below remain on your disk by WD SmartWare's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Smartware\Front Parlor\WDSmartWare.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\BCKP1A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\BCKP2A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\BCKP2B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\BCKP3A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\BCKP3B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\BCKP4A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\BCKP4B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\BCKP5A_BETTERBEST.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\BCKP5A_GOOD.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\CSS\WDSmartWareHelp.css
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\EULA.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\EX_UNLK0.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\EX_UNLK1.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\EX_UNLK1B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\EX_UNLK2.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\EX_UNLK3.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_BCKP1A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_BCKP2A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_BCKP3A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_BCKP4A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_BCKP4B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_HOME.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_HOME_DRIVE_SETTINGS.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_RTRV1A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_RTRV3A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_RTRV4A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_RTRV4B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_RTRV5A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_RTRV5B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_RTRV5C.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_RTRV6A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_RTRV6B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_RTRV6C.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS1A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS2A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS2B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS2C.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS2D.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS2D1.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS2E.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS2F.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS3A_BETTERBEST.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS3A_GOOD.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS4A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS4B2.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS4B3.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS4C.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS4D.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS4E.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS4F.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS4G.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS4H.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\INST0.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\INST1A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\INST1B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\INST1C.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\INST2A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\INST2B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\INST2C.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\INST3A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\INST3B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\INST3C.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\INSTE.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\localizable.strings
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\REQ0.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\RQMT0.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\SETS1A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\SETS1B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\SETS1C.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\SETS2B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\SETS2C.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\SETS3.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UNLK1.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UNLK1B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UNLK2.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UNLK2B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UNST1.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UNST2.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDE.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDF1.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDF2.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDF2_view1.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDF2_view2.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDF2A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDF2B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDF2C.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDF2D.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDF3.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDF4.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDF5.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDF6.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDFE.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDS1.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDS2.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDS3.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDS4.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDS5.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDSE.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDSE1.html

Generally the following registry data will not be cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\57C284F6D471BE242AFC0BA0F153F4B7
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{6F482C75-174D-42EB-A2CF-B00A1F354F7B}

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following values:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\57C284F6D471BE242AFC0BA0F153F4B7\ProductName
  • 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\{6F482C75-174D-42EB-A2CF-B00A1F354F7B}\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\WDDMService\ImagePath




How to uninstall WD SmartWare using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WD SmartWare is an application offered by the software company Western Digital. Frequently, people decide to erase it. Sometimes this is hard because deleting this by hand requires some skill related to Windows internal functioning. One of 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 already installed on your Windows PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your Windows PC.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the programs existing on the PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate WD SmartWare or simply click the Search field and type in "WD SmartWare". If it exists on your system the WD SmartWare program will be found automatically. Notice that when you click WD SmartWare in the list , the following data regarding the program is available to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding WD SmartWare, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for WD SmartWare:


  • The web site of the application is: www.wdc.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{6F482C75-174D-42EB-A2CF-B00A1F354F7B}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall WD SmartWare.
Uninstall WD SmartWare


8. After removing WD SmartWare, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong WD SmartWare that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing WD SmartWare with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.

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Geographical user distribution

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

This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall WD SmartWare by Western Digital from your PC, nor are we saying that WD SmartWare by Western Digital is not a good software application. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall WD SmartWare in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-18 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 19:58:06.140