SDFormatter SDFormatter

How to uninstall SDFormatter from your system

SDFormatter is a software application. This page holds details on how to uninstall it from your computer. The Windows version was created by SD Association. Check out here for more information on SD Association. You can read more about on SDFormatter at . The program is usually installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\SDA\SD Formatter directory (same installation drive as Windows). The full uninstall command line for SDFormatter is MsiExec.exe /X{179324FF-7B16-4BA8-9836-055CAAEE4F08}. SDFormatter's primary file takes around 1.10 MB (1148832 bytes) and is called SDFormatter.exe.

The executable files below are installed beside SDFormatter. They take about 1.10 MB (1148832 bytes) on disk.

  • SDFormatter.exe (1.10 MB)

The information on this page is only about version 4.0.0 of SDFormatter. You can find below a few links to other SDFormatter releases:

Quite a few files, folders and registry entries will not be uninstalled when you want to remove SDFormatter from your computer.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall SDFormatter:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\SDA\SD Formatter

The files below are left behind on your disk when you remove SDFormatter:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\SDA\SD Formatter\DLL32nt.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\SDA\SD Formatter\SDFormatter.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\SDA\SD Formatter\SDFormatterCHS.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\SDA\SD Formatter\SDFormatterCHT.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\SDA\SD Formatter\SDFormatterJPN.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Downloaded Installations\{5D501D62-F028-4C06-A9FF-CB3356EFA62D}\SDFormatter.msi
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{7C5A40EF-A0FB-4BFC-874A-C0F2E0B9FA8E}_SDA_SD Formatter_SDFormatter_exe
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{179324FF-7B16-4BA8-9836-055CAAEE4F08}\ARPPRODUCTICON.exe

Many times the following registry keys will not be uninstalled:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\FF42397161B78AB4896350C5AAEEF480
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{179324FF-7B16-4BA8-9836-055CAAEE4F08}

Open regedit.exe to delete the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Features\FF42397161B78AB4896350C5AAEEF480\SDFormatter_Files
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\FF42397161B78AB4896350C5AAEEF480\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2967351609-3032069879-27747408-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume1\Program Files (x86)\SDA\SD Formatter\SDFormatter.exe

A way to remove SDFormatter from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

SDFormatter is an application offered by the software company SD Association. Sometimes, users choose to uninstall this program. This can be easier said than done because uninstalling this by hand takes some experience related to removing Windows programs manually. One of the best SIMPLE action to uninstall SDFormatter 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 Windows PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general tool to clean your Windows computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system optimizer.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on the computer will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find SDFormatter or simply activate the Search feature and type in "SDFormatter". The SDFormatter program will be found automatically. Notice that when you click SDFormatter in the list of applications, some data about the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other people have about SDFormatter, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for SDFormatter:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{179324FF-7B16-4BA8-9836-055CAAEE4F08}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall SDFormatter.
Uninstall SDFormatter

8. After removing SDFormatter, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of SDFormatter that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing SDFormatter using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows (6.4)
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This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall SDFormatter by SD Association from your computer, nor are we saying that SDFormatter by SD Association is not a good software application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall SDFormatter supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 04:29:10.483