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A guide to uninstall WD Security from your PC

You can find on this page details on how to uninstall WD Security for Windows. The Windows release was developed by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Further information on Western Digital Technologies, Inc. can be seen here. More data about the software WD Security can be seen at . WD Security is commonly set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security directory, but this location may vary a lot depending on the user's option while installing the program. The full command line for removing WD Security is C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{5d81f3a6-c607-42a5-b5de-eaa75f98ac09}\WDSecuritySetup.exe. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might be prompted for admin rights. The application's main executable file is titled WDSecurity.exe and occupies 6.25 MB (6551400 bytes).

The executables below are part of WD Security. They occupy an average of 11.15 MB (11686640 bytes) on disk.

  • WD Quick Formatter.exe (4.90 MB)
  • WDSecurity.exe (6.25 MB)

The information on this page is only about version of WD Security. You can find below a few links to other WD Security versions: to view all...

How to remove WD Security from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WD Security is an application released by the software company Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Some users choose to uninstall this application. Sometimes this can be easier said than done because deleting this manually requires some knowledge regarding PCs. One of the best EASY practice to uninstall 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 already installed on your PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general tool to take care of your system.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of tools.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on your PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate 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. When you click WD Security in the list of apps, the following data about the application is made available to you:

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

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{5d81f3a6-c607-42a5-b5de-eaa75f98ac09}\WDSecuritySetup.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall WD Security.
Uninstall WD Security

8. After removing WD Security, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of 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 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

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


This page is not a piece of advice to remove 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 text 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 discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2017-08-22 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-08-22 17:12:41.393