WD Discovery Software WD Discovery Software

A way to uninstall WD Discovery Software from your PC

You can find on this page details on how to remove WD Discovery Software for Windows. It was coded for Windows by Western Digital. More information on Western Digital can be found here. The program is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Discovery Software directory. Take into account that this path can differ being determined by the user's decision. MsiExec.exe /I{99341ACA-2A86-4235-A636-02A2A9820987} is the full command line if you want to uninstall WD Discovery Software. WD Discovery Software's main file takes around 2.53 MB (2648064 bytes) and is named WD Discovery.exe.

WD Discovery Software contains of the executables below. They occupy 2.53 MB (2648064 bytes) on disk.

  • WD Discovery.exe (2.53 MB)

The information on this page is only about version 1.80 of WD Discovery Software. Click on the links below for other WD Discovery Software versions:

After the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the computer. Some of these are shown below.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall WD Discovery Software:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Discovery Software

The files below remain on your disk by WD Discovery Software when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Discovery Software\gdiplus.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Discovery Software\License Readme.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Discovery Software\RES_French.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Discovery Software\RES_German.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Discovery Software\RES_Italian.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Discovery Software\RES_Japanese.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Discovery Software\RES_Korean.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Discovery Software\RES_SChinese.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Discovery Software\RES_Spanish.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Discovery Software\RES_TChinese.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Discovery Software\WD Discovery.exe
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Search_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\125\{7C5A40EF-A0FB-4BFC-874A-C0F2E0B9FA8E}_Western Digital_WD Discovery Software_WD Discovery_exe
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\Install_WD_Discovery_for_Windows.lnk
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\WD Discovery.lnk

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\ACA1439968A253246A63202A9A289078
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{99341ACA-2A86-4235-A636-02A2A9820987}

Additional registry values that are not cleaned:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\program files (x86)\western digital\wd discovery software\wd discovery.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\ACA1439968A253246A63202A9A289078\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\TCP Query User{A074C085-3B42-448F-BBBD-29B70CA0A004}C:\program files (x86)\western digital\wd discovery software\wd discovery.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\TCP Query User{AFA34598-CCED-47DF-8BE8-40FF5E3C0939}C:\program files (x86)\western digital\wd discovery software\wd discovery.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\UDP Query User{65FE3147-C056-4381-B3A7-74D99A1EDF95}C:\program files (x86)\western digital\wd discovery software\wd discovery.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules\UDP Query User{FA3FF236-808B-4705-AA7C-B160CE8084EE}C:\program files (x86)\western digital\wd discovery software\wd discovery.exe

A way to erase WD Discovery Software from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WD Discovery Software is an application by the software company Western Digital. Some computer users want to remove this application. Sometimes this can be difficult because removing this by hand takes some advanced knowledge regarding Windows internal functioning. One of the best QUICK approach to remove WD Discovery Software 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 general tool to take care of your computer.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful PC management program.

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

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on your computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find WD Discovery Software or simply click the Search field and type in "WD Discovery Software". If it is installed on your PC the WD Discovery Software app will be found very quickly. After you select WD Discovery Software in the list of programs, some data regarding the application is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other people have regarding WD Discovery Software, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. accept the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall WD Discovery Software.
Uninstall WD Discovery Software

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

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

Geographical user distribution

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


The text above is not a recommendation to remove WD Discovery Software by Western Digital from your PC, nor are we saying that WD Discovery Software by Western Digital is not a good software application. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove WD Discovery Software supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-20 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 14:07:26.893