WD SmartWare WD SmartWare

A way to uninstall WD SmartWare from your PC

WD SmartWare is a Windows application. Read below about how to remove it from your computer. The Windows version was created by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Check out here for more details on Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Click on to get more info about WD SmartWare on Western Digital Technologies, Inc.'s website. WD SmartWare is normally set up in the C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare directory, depending on the user's option. The full command line for uninstalling WD SmartWare is MsiExec.exe /X{6FE8A1DA-8CA6-4801-BF0F-0F2FED143FF4}. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might be prompted for admin rights. WD SmartWare's main file takes around 2.72 MB (2847160 bytes) and its name is WDSmartWare.exe.

The following executables are installed beside WD SmartWare. They occupy about 7.68 MB (8049976 bytes) on disk.

  • WD Quick Formatter.exe (4.45 MB)
  • WDLockedFiles.exe (521.44 KB)
  • WDSmartWare.exe (2.72 MB)

This info is about WD SmartWare version alone. Click on the links below for other WD SmartWare versions:

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A way to uninstall WD SmartWare with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WD SmartWare is a program marketed by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Sometimes, users try to erase it. This can be hard because removing this by hand requires some skill regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best SIMPLE action to erase WD SmartWare is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around tool to clean your computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number 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 applications installed on your PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate WD SmartWare or simply click the Search feature and type in "WD SmartWare". If it exists on your system the WD SmartWare app will be found automatically. Notice that when you select WD SmartWare in the list of apps, some information about the application is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about WD SmartWare, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for WD SmartWare:

  • The software company is: http://support.wdc.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{6FE8A1DA-8CA6-4801-BF0F-0F2FED143FF4}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove WD SmartWare.
Uninstall WD SmartWare

8. After removing WD SmartWare, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to start 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 are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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


Geographical user distribution

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


This page is not a recommendation to remove 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 for your computer. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove WD SmartWare in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-07-03 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-03 13:08:12.463