WD SmartWare WD SmartWare

A way to uninstall WD SmartWare from your system

WD SmartWare is a software application. This page is comprised of details on how to remove it from your PC. It was developed for Windows by Western Digital. Open here for more information on Western Digital. You can see more info on WD SmartWare at . WD SmartWare is typically installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare folder, however this location may vary a lot depending on the user's choice when installing the program. The entire uninstall command line for WD SmartWare is MsiExec.exe /X{B36AB323-9849-4486-AB8F-93E64A06E716}. WDSmartWare.exe is the programs's main file and it takes approximately 8.66 MB (9085760 bytes) on disk.

WD SmartWare is composed of the following executables which occupy 11.02 MB (11555488 bytes) on disk:

  • EraseDrive.exe (213.31 KB)
  • MBSstarter.exe (16.00 KB)
  • MemeoBackgroundService.exe (25.22 KB)
  • RemoveMemeoPlans.exe (13.31 KB)
  • WDDriveInfo.exe (2.07 MB)
  • WDSmartWare.exe (8.66 MB)
  • WDSmartWareBackgroundService.exe (20.00 KB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version of WD SmartWare. You can find below info on other releases of WD SmartWare: to view all...
After the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the PC. Some of these are shown below.

The files below remain on your disk by WD SmartWare when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{7C5A40EF-A0FB-4BFC-874A-C0F2E0B9FA8E}_Western Digital_WD SmartWare_Front Parlor_WDSmartWare_exe
  • C:\WINDOWS\Installer\{CD0DC280-2489-4464-A2FC-16104676394A}\controlPanelIcon.exe

How to delete WD SmartWare from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WD SmartWare is a program released by Western Digital. Frequently, users choose to remove this program. Sometimes this is troublesome because uninstalling this by hand takes some know-how regarding removing Windows programs manually. One of the best EASY procedure to remove 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 on your Windows system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your Windows system.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

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

5. All the applications existing on your PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find WD SmartWare or simply click the Search feature and type in "WD SmartWare". If it is installed on your PC the WD SmartWare app will be found very quickly. After you click WD SmartWare in the list , some data regarding the program is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding WD SmartWare, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for WD SmartWare:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{B36AB323-9849-4486-AB8F-93E64A06E716}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove WD SmartWare.
Uninstall WD SmartWare

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

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 2000 (5.0)
Software Application


The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall WD SmartWare by Western Digital from your computer, nor are we saying that WD SmartWare by Western Digital 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. 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' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 21:33:05.920