WD Discovery WD Discovery

How to uninstall WD Discovery from your PC

This page contains detailed information on how to uninstall WD Discovery for Windows. It is produced by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Check out here for more info on Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Detailed information about WD Discovery can be found at . Usually the WD Discovery application is to be found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current directory, depending on the user's option during setup. The full command line for removing WD Discovery is C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\WD Discovery.exe --uninstall. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might be prompted for admin rights. WD Discovery.exe is the programs's main file and it takes close to 47.15 MB (49443304 bytes) on disk.

The executables below are part of WD Discovery. They occupy about 60.38 MB (63315208 bytes) on disk.

  • dotNetFx45_Full_setup.exe (1.06 MB)
  • Launch WD Discovery.exe (484.48 KB)
  • rclone.exe (10.29 MB)
  • Update WD Discovery Utilities.exe (504.48 KB)
  • WD Discovery.exe (47.15 MB)
  • WDDiscoveryMonitor.exe (22.98 KB)
  • notifu.exe (249.98 KB)
  • notifu64.exe (299.98 KB)
  • SnoreToast.exe (288.48 KB)
  • WDDiscoveryService.exe (66.98 KB) to view all...

The current web page applies to WD Discovery version 3.2.256 only. You can find below info on other releases of WD Discovery: to view all...
If you are manually uninstalling WD Discovery we suggest you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\WD Discovery

Usually, the following files are left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-core-console-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-core-datetime-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-core-debug-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-core-errorhandling-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-core-file-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-core-file-l2-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-core-handle-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-core-heap-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-core-interlocked-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-core-libraryloader-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-core-localization-l1-2-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-core-memory-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-core-namedpipe-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-core-processenvironment-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-core-processthreads-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-core-processthreads-l1-1-1.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-core-profile-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-core-rtlsupport-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-core-string-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-core-synch-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-core-synch-l1-2-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-core-sysinfo-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-core-timezone-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-core-util-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-crt-conio-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-crt-convert-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-crt-environment-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-crt-filesystem-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-crt-heap-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-crt-locale-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-crt-math-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-crt-multibyte-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-crt-private-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-crt-process-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-crt-stdio-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-crt-string-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-crt-time-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\api-ms-win-crt-utility-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\blink_image_resources_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\content_resources_200_percent.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\content_shell.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\cs-CZ\EULA.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\da-DK\EULA.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\de-DE\EULA.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\el-GR\EULA.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\en-US\EULA.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\es-ES\EULA.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\fi-FI\EULA.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\fr-FR\EULA.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\hu-HU\EULA.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\it-IT\EULA.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\ja-JP\EULA.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\ko-KR\EULA.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\nb-NO\EULA.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\nl-NL\EULA.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\pl-PL\EULA.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\pt-BR\EULA.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\ru-RU\EULA.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\sk-SK\EULA.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\sv-SE\EULA.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\tr-TR\EULA.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\zh-CN\EULA.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\zh-TW\EULA.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\img\icon.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\d3dcompiler_47.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\dotNetFx45_Full_setup.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\ffmpeg.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\icudtl.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Launch WD Discovery.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\libEGL.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\libGLESv2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\LICENSE
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\am.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\ar.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\bg.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\bn.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\ca.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\cs.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\da.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\de.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\el.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\en-GB.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\en-US.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\es.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\es-419.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\et.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\fa.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\fake-bidi.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\fi.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\fil.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\fr.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\gu.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\he.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\hi.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\hr.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\hu.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\id.pak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\it.pak

Generally the following registry keys will not be removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\WDDiscovery

A way to erase WD Discovery using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WD Discovery is a program by the software company Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Sometimes, users decide to erase this program. Sometimes this can be hard because removing this by hand requires some know-how related to Windows internal functioning. The best EASY manner to erase WD Discovery is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general tool to clean your system.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with the program's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on the computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate WD Discovery or simply click the Search feature and type in "WD Discovery". The WD Discovery program will be found very quickly. When you click WD Discovery in the list of applications, the following information about the program is available to you:

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

  • The software company is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\WD Discovery.exe --uninstall
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove WD Discovery.
Uninstall WD Discovery

8. After removing WD Discovery, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong WD Discovery that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling WD Discovery with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your system.

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


The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall WD Discovery by Western Digital Technologies, Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that WD Discovery by Western Digital Technologies, Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This text simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall WD Discovery 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 stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2018-12-01 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-12-01 13:55:50.670