WD Security WD Security

A way to uninstall WD Security from your computer

WD Security is a computer program. This page holds details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It was coded for Windows by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. You can find out more on Western Digital Technologies, Inc. or check for application updates here. Click on to get more info about WD Security on Western Digital Technologies, Inc.'s website. The program is usually installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security folder (same installation drive as Windows). The complete uninstall command line for WD Security is C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{25649429-63dd-467a-8a1d-307f55129fdf}\WDSecuritySetup.exe. The program's main executable file is called WDSecurity.exe and occupies 6.23 MB (6536704 bytes).

WD Security contains of the executables below. They take 11.05 MB (11587584 bytes) on disk.

  • WD Quick Formatter.exe (4.82 MB)
  • WDSecurity.exe (6.23 MB)

The information on this page is only about version of WD Security. For other WD Security versions please click below: to view all...
Some files and registry entries are typically left behind when you uninstall WD Security.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall WD Security from your computer:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall WD Security:
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Search_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{7C5A40EF-A0FB-4BFC-874A-C0F2E0B9FA8E}_Western Digital_WD Security_WDSecurity_exe
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\Temp\WD_Security_20240130162135.log
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\Temp\WD_Security_20240130162135_000_DriveSecuritySetup.log
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\Temp\WD_Security_20240130162806.log
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\Temp\WD_Security_20240130162806_000_DriveSecuritySetup.log
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\Temp\WD_Security_20240130162834.log
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\Temp\WD_Security_20240130162834_000_DriveSecuritySetup.log

How to remove WD Security using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WD Security is an application offered by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Some users decide to uninstall it. Sometimes this can be efortful because removing this manually takes some knowledge regarding PCs. The best QUICK solution to uninstall WD Security is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general tool to take care of your Windows computer.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start 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 powerful Windows optimizer.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find WD Security or simply click the Search feature and type in "WD Security". If it exists on your system the WD Security application will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select WD Security in the list , the following data about the program is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have about WD Security, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you are about to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for WD Security:

  • The software company is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{25649429-63dd-467a-8a1d-307f55129fdf}\WDSecuritySetup.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. Confirm the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove WD Security.
Uninstall WD Security

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

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


The text above is not a recommendation to remove WD Security by Western Digital Technologies, Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that WD Security by Western Digital Technologies, Inc. is not a good software application. This page only contains detailed info on how to remove WD Security 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.

2024-01-20 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2024-01-20 18:24:32.530