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A way to uninstall WD Security from your PC

You can find below detailed information on how to uninstall WD Security for Windows. It was coded for Windows by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Open here where you can read more on Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Detailed information about WD Security can be found at . WD Security is normally set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security folder, but this location may vary a lot depending on the user's choice while installing the application. The full command line for removing WD Security is MsiExec.exe /X{CA5859CA-D9A7-40BE-8318-3B514D6E4924}. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might get a notification for admin rights. The application's main executable file occupies 310.38 KB (317824 bytes) on disk and is called WDDriveSecurity.exe.

WD Security installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 6.38 MB (6686840 bytes) on disk.

  • WD Quick Formatter.exe (4.46 MB)
  • WDDriveAutoUnlock.exe (1.62 MB)
  • WDDriveSecurity.exe (310.38 KB)

The current web page applies to WD Security version alone. For other WD Security versions please click below:

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A way to delete WD Security from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WD Security is a program released by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Some users decide to uninstall this application. This is hard because doing this manually requires some advanced knowledge regarding PCs. One of the best QUICK practice 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 already installed on your PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your PC.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good program.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs existing on your PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate WD Security or simply activate the Search field and type in "WD Security". If it is installed on your PC the WD Security application will be found automatically. After you select WD Security in the list , some data regarding the program is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding WD Security, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for WD Security:

  • The web site of the application is: http://support.wdc.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{CA5859CA-D9A7-40BE-8318-3B514D6E4924}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall WD Security.
Uninstall WD Security

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

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.


Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
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This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall WD Security by Western Digital Technologies, Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that WD Security by Western Digital Technologies, Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall WD Security in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-24 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-24 13:01:53.957