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A way to uninstall WD Security from your system

This page contains detailed information on how to remove WD Security for Windows. The Windows version was developed by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. You can read more on Western Digital Technologies, Inc. or check for application updates here. Please follow if you want to read more on WD Security on Western Digital Technologies, Inc.'s web page. WD Security is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security directory, subject to the user's choice. The full command line for removing WD Security is C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{0b925b5c-ab9e-47d4-ab92-e570d8b59a5b}\WDSecuritySetup.exe. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may be prompted for admin rights. The application's main executable file has a size of 311.33 KB (318800 bytes) on disk and is labeled WDSecurity.exe.

The following executables are contained in WD Security. They take 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. For more WD Security versions please click below: to view all...
WD Security has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

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

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall WD Security:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\DeviceDiscovery.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\DevicePlugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\DeviceView.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security\Devices\MVVM.dll

Generally the following registry keys will not be uninstalled:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Western Digital\WD Security
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{0b925b5c-ab9e-47d4-ab92-e570d8b59a5b}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Western Digital\WD Security

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{0b925b5c-ab9e-47d4-ab92-e570d8b59a5b}\BundleCachePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{0b925b5c-ab9e-47d4-ab92-e570d8b59a5b}\BundleProviderKey
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{0b925b5c-ab9e-47d4-ab92-e570d8b59a5b}\BundleTag
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{0b925b5c-ab9e-47d4-ab92-e570d8b59a5b}\DisplayIcon

How to delete WD Security from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WD Security is a program marketed by the software company Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Sometimes, computer users want to erase this program. Sometimes this is easier said than done because uninstalling this by hand requires some knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. The best EASY way to erase WD Security 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 PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around utility to clean your PC.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

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

5. A list of the applications existing on the computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find WD Security or simply activate the Search field and type in "WD Security". If it exists on your system the WD Security application will be found very quickly. Notice that when you select WD Security in the list of apps, the following information about the program is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have about WD Security, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for WD Security:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{0b925b5c-ab9e-47d4-ab92-e570d8b59a5b}\WDSecuritySetup.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove WD Security.
Uninstall WD Security

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

Your Windows system 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 Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
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The text above is not a recommendation 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. This page simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall WD Security in case 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' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 11:16:53.457