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How to uninstall WD SmartWare from your system

This info is about WD SmartWare for Windows. Here you can find details on how to remove it from your computer. It is developed by Western Digital. You can find out more on Western Digital or check for application updates here. Detailed information about WD SmartWare can be seen at . WD SmartWare is usually installed in the C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare folder, depending on the user's choice. WD SmartWare's complete uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /X{4A23BB81-D7ED-4F50-82EC-C4DF8C40BC0A}. WDSmartWare.exe is the programs's main file and it takes close to 2.70 MB (2834840 bytes) on disk.

The executables below are part of WD SmartWare. They take an average of 7.66 MB (8035536 bytes) on disk.

  • WD Quick Formatter.exe (4.45 MB)
  • WDLockedFiles.exe (521.40 KB)
  • WDSmartWare.exe (2.70 MB)

The current page applies to WD SmartWare version alone. For other WD SmartWare versions please click below:

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A way to remove WD SmartWare with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WD SmartWare is a program by the software company Western Digital. Frequently, users try to remove it. Sometimes this can be easier said than done because deleting this by hand requires some knowledge regarding removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best QUICK solution to remove WD SmartWare is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your Windows computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with the program's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find WD SmartWare or simply activate the Search feature and type in "WD SmartWare". If it exists on your system the WD SmartWare program will be found automatically. Notice that when you select WD SmartWare in the list , some data about the application is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have about WD SmartWare, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for WD SmartWare:

  • The publisher is: http://support.wdc.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{4A23BB81-D7ED-4F50-82EC-C4DF8C40BC0A}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove WD SmartWare.
Uninstall WD SmartWare

8. After uninstalling WD SmartWare, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of WD SmartWare that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing WD SmartWare with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows XP (5.1)
Software Application


The text above is not a recommendation to remove WD SmartWare by Western Digital from your PC, we are not saying that WD SmartWare by Western Digital is not a good software application. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove WD SmartWare supposing 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' PCs.

2016-08-16 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-08-16 07:47:45.993