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How to uninstall WD Security from your computer

WD Security is a software application. This page contains details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It was created for Windows by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. You can read 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. WD Security is typically set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security folder, however this location may vary a lot depending on the user's decision while installing the program. WD Security's full uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /X{09F4B6B5-866C-4127-BECC-2CBC2FA0DCA6}. WDSecurity.exe is the WD Security's main executable file and it occupies about 6.25 MB (6551400 bytes) on disk.

The executables below are part of WD Security. They occupy an average of 11.14 MB (11686128 bytes) on disk.

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

The current page applies to WD Security version alone. Click on the links below for other WD Security versions: to view all...

A way to delete WD Security with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WD Security is a program marketed by the software company Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Sometimes, people decide to erase this application. Sometimes this can be easier said than done because removing this manually takes some advanced knowledge related to PCs. The best SIMPLE 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 Windows system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general tool to maximize the performance of your Windows system.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on your PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find WD Security or simply activate the Search feature 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 of apps, some information about the program is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have about WD Security, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about 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:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{09F4B6B5-866C-4127-BECC-2CBC2FA0DCA6}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. 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. Press 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 able to delete them. By removing WD Security using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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


The text above is not a piece of advice to remove WD Security by Western Digital Technologies, Inc. from your PC, nor are we 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 in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2017-08-02 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-08-02 00:44:54.550