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How to uninstall WD Security from your PC

You can find on this page details on how to uninstall WD Security for Windows. It was coded for Windows by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Take a look here where you can read more on Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. More details about WD Security can be found at . Usually the WD Security program is installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security directory, depending on the user's option during setup. MsiExec.exe /X{33433327-CB02-43EB-A599-3CDA182BDACD} is the full command line if you want to uninstall WD Security. WDSecurity.exe is the programs's main file and it takes approximately 311.33 KB (318800 bytes) on disk.

WD Security installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 6.45 MB (6764560 bytes) on disk.

  • WD Quick Formatter.exe (4.47 MB)
  • WDDriveAutoUnlock.exe (1.68 MB)
  • WDSecurity.exe (311.33 KB)

This data is about WD Security version only. You can find here a few links to other WD Security releases: to view all...
WD Security has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall WD Security:
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\WD_Security_20240401214013.log

How to remove WD Security from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WD Security is a program by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Some computer users decide to erase it. This is difficult because performing this by hand requires some knowledge regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best EASY procedure to erase 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 useful uninstaller and general utility to take care of your PC.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of utilities.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs installed on your PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate WD Security or simply click the Search feature and type in "WD Security". The WD Security program will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select WD Security in the list , the following data about the program is available to you:

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

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{33433327-CB02-43EB-A599-3CDA182BDACD}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall WD Security.
Uninstall WD Security

8. After removing WD Security, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong WD Security that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing WD Security with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
Software Application


This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall WD Security by Western Digital Technologies, Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that WD Security by Western Digital Technologies, Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This text only contains detailed info on how to uninstall WD Security supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-23 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-22 22:00:21.650