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How to uninstall WD SmartWare from your system

This web page contains complete information on how to uninstall WD SmartWare for Windows. It was developed for Windows by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Take a look here where you can read more on Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Click on to get more info about WD SmartWare on Western Digital Technologies, Inc.'s website. The program is usually located in the C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare directory (same installation drive as Windows). WD SmartWare's entire uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /X{6FE8A1DA-8CA6-4801-BF0F-0F2FED143FF4}. The program's main executable file occupies 2.72 MB (2847160 bytes) on disk and is named WDSmartWare.exe.

WD SmartWare contains of the executables below. They occupy 7.68 MB (8049976 bytes) on disk.



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


The information on this page is only about version 1.6.4.7 of WD SmartWare. You can find below info on other versions of WD SmartWare:

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Quite a few files, folders and Windows registry entries can be left behind when you remove WD SmartWare from your PC.

Folders that were found:
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare

The files below are left behind on your disk when you remove 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\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_HOME.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_view2.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_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_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\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\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\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
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\SETS1C.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\SETS2B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\SETS2C.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\SETS3.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\SUPPORT.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\SUPPORT_D.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\UNLK1.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\UNLK1B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\UNLK2.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\UNLK2B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\UNLK3.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\UNST1.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\UNST2.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\UPDE.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\UPDF_UNLK1.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\UPDF_UNLK2B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\UPDF1.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Locale\cs_CZ.lproj\UPDF2.html

Frequently the following registry data will not be uninstalled:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Western Digital\WD SmartWare
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\AD1A8EF66AC81084FBF0F0F2DE41F34F
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Western Digital\WD SmartWare

Additional values that you should clean:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\AD1A8EF66AC81084FBF0F0F2DE41F34F\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\




A way to delete WD SmartWare from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WD SmartWare is an application marketed by the software company Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Sometimes, people decide to uninstall it. This can be difficult because deleting this by hand requires some knowledge related to Windows program uninstallation. The best SIMPLE procedure 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 Windows system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general utility to optimize your Windows PC.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with the program's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows optimizer.

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


4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the applications existing on your computer will appear

6. Scroll 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 application will be found very quickly. After you click WD SmartWare in the list of programs, some data regarding the program is shown to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you 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 program you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance 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{6FE8A1DA-8CA6-4801-BF0F-0F2FED143FF4}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. Confirm the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove WD SmartWare.
Uninstall WD SmartWare


8. After removing WD SmartWare, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong WD SmartWare which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling WD SmartWare with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.

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Geographical user distribution

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

The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall WD SmartWare by Western Digital Technologies, Inc. from your PC, nor are we saying that WD SmartWare by Western Digital Technologies, Inc. is not a good application for your computer. 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 other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 14:27:26.423