WD SmartWare WD SmartWare



A guide to uninstall WD SmartWare from your computer

This info is about WD SmartWare for Windows. Below you can find details on how to remove it from your computer. It was coded for Windows by Western Digital. Open here where you can read more on Western Digital. Please follow if you want to read more on WD SmartWare on Western Digital's page. WD SmartWare is typically installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare folder, however this location may vary a lot depending on the user's decision when installing the program. MsiExec.exe /X{9BAC619B-B811-4318-8C27-B11DDF3F1719} is the full command line if you want to remove WD SmartWare. WDSmartWare.exe is the WD SmartWare's main executable file and it takes close to 8.51 MB (8919040 bytes) on disk.

WD SmartWare installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 10.85 MB (11377888 bytes) on disk.



  • EraseDrive.exe (208.00 KB)
  • MBSstarter.exe (16.00 KB)
  • MemeoBackgroundService.exe (25.22 KB)
  • RemoveMemeoPlans.exe (8.00 KB)
  • WDDriveInfo.exe (2.07 MB)
  • WDSmartWare.exe (8.51 MB)
  • WDSmartWareBackgroundService.exe (20.00 KB)
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The information on this page is only about version 1.1.0.2 of WD SmartWare. You can find below info on other versions of WD SmartWare:

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If you are manually uninstalling WD SmartWare we suggest you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall WD SmartWare from your PC:
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Western Digital\WD SmartWare
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Western Digital\WD SmartWare

The files below were left behind on your disk by WD SmartWare's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • 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_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\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\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\UPDT.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDV1.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDV2.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDV2_view1.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDV2_view2.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDV3.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDV4.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDV5.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\Classes\Installer\Products\B916CAB9118B8134C8721BD1FDF37191
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Western Digital\WD SmartWare
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Western Digital\WD SmartWare

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\B916CAB9118B8134C8721BD1FDF37191\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\WDDMService.exe\ImagePath




How to delete WD SmartWare with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WD SmartWare is an application marketed by Western Digital. Sometimes, computer users want to uninstall this application. Sometimes this can be easier said than done because removing this manually requires some know-how related to Windows program uninstallation. The best SIMPLE practice to uninstall 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 an efficient uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your system.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of utilities.

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


4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


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

6. Scroll the list of programs 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 program will be found automatically. When you select WD SmartWare in the list of apps, some data regarding the program is made 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.
  • Technical information regarding the application you want to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for WD SmartWare:


  • The web site of the program is: www.wdc.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{9BAC619B-B811-4318-8C27-B11DDF3F1719}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall WD SmartWare.
Uninstall WD SmartWare


8. After uninstalling WD SmartWare, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong WD SmartWare which 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 registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

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

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Geographical user distribution

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

This page is not a recommendation to uninstall WD SmartWare by Western Digital from your computer, we are not saying that WD SmartWare by Western Digital is not a good application for your PC. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall WD SmartWare supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-21 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-21 07:14:04.693