WD SmartWare WD SmartWare

A way to uninstall WD SmartWare from your computer

You can find on this page detailed information on how to uninstall WD SmartWare for Windows. It is made by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Check out here where you can find out more on Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Please open if you want to read more on WD SmartWare on Western Digital Technologies, Inc.'s web page. The program is usually placed in the C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare folder (same installation drive as Windows). MsiExec.exe /X{9798BB87-01B9-4D46-8EA0-6681E72BDE87} is the full command line if you want to uninstall WD SmartWare. The program's main executable file occupies 2.72 MB (2847248 bytes) on disk and is called WDSmartWare.exe.

WD SmartWare is comprised of the following executables which take 7.68 MB (8051248 bytes) on disk:

  • WD Quick Formatter.exe (4.45 MB)
  • WDLockedFiles.exe (522.02 KB)
  • WDSmartWare.exe (2.72 MB)

This page is about WD SmartWare version only. You can find below info on other releases of WD SmartWare: to view all...

How to remove WD SmartWare from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WD SmartWare is an application by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Sometimes, people choose to uninstall it. This can be hard because doing this by hand requires some know-how related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best QUICK approach to uninstall WD SmartWare 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 already installed on your system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general tool to clean your PC.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the 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 design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful PC management program.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
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 is installed on your PC the WD SmartWare app will be found automatically. After you click WD SmartWare in the list of apps, the following data regarding the application is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding WD SmartWare, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for WD SmartWare:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{9798BB87-01B9-4D46-8EA0-6681E72BDE87}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall WD SmartWare.
Uninstall WD SmartWare

8. After removing WD SmartWare, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong WD SmartWare which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling WD SmartWare using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
Software Application


This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall WD SmartWare by Western Digital Technologies, Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that WD SmartWare by Western Digital Technologies, Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This page only contains detailed info on how to uninstall WD SmartWare in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-22 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-22 08:37:10.403