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How to uninstall WD Security from your PC

This web page is about WD Security for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It is made by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Take a look here where you can read more on Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. More information about WD Security can be seen at . The application is often placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD Security folder (same installation drive as Windows). The full command line for uninstalling WD Security is C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{a916cb12-ffb0-4d11-9186-769f258cbf46}\WDSecuritySetup.exe. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might get a notification for admin rights. WDSecurity.exe is the programs's main file and it takes around 6.25 MB (6551904 bytes) on disk.

WD Security installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 11.15 MB (11691744 bytes) on disk.

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

This page is about WD Security version only. Click on the links below for other WD Security versions: to view all...

A way to uninstall WD Security with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WD Security is an application by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Frequently, computer users want to remove this application. This can be hard because deleting this by hand requires some know-how related to PCs. One of the best SIMPLE procedure to remove WD Security is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your system.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

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

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

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find WD Security or simply click the Search feature and type in "WD Security". If it is installed on your PC the WD Security app will be found very quickly. Notice that when you select WD Security in the list of programs, the following information about the program is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This 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.
  • Technical information about the app you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for WD Security:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{a916cb12-ffb0-4d11-9186-769f258cbf46}\WDSecuritySetup.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically 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 perform the cleanup. All the items that belong WD Security that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing WD Security using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.


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 for your PC. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall WD Security in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2018-05-24 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-05-24 03:11:10.520