WD SmartWare WD SmartWare

A guide to uninstall WD SmartWare from your system

This web page contains detailed information on how to uninstall WD SmartWare for Windows. The Windows release was developed by Western Digital. Go over here for more info on Western Digital. You can get more details on WD SmartWare at . WD SmartWare is typically installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare folder, however this location can vary a lot depending on the user's option when installing the program. You can remove WD SmartWare by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /X{E0143FF1-3162-489B-837E-AC03F001FAB7}. Note that you might get a notification for admin rights. WDSmartWare.exe is the WD SmartWare's primary executable file and it occupies close to 8.66 MB (9083200 bytes) on disk.

WD SmartWare is composed of the following executables which take 11.02 MB (11552928 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...

A way to delete WD SmartWare from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WD SmartWare is a program offered by Western Digital. Frequently, computer users decide to erase this program. Sometimes this is hard because removing this manually requires some skill regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best SIMPLE manner to erase 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 PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your Windows PC.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful program.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs installed on your computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate WD SmartWare or simply click the Search feature and type in "WD SmartWare". If it exists on your system the WD SmartWare application will be found very quickly. Notice that when you select WD SmartWare in the list of programs, the following data regarding the application is made available to you:

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

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{E0143FF1-3162-489B-837E-AC03F001FAB7}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will 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 perform the cleanup. All the items of WD SmartWare that 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 are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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


The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall WD SmartWare by Western Digital from your computer, we are not saying that WD SmartWare by Western Digital is not a good application for your computer. This text simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall WD SmartWare supposing 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.

2015-08-06 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-08-06 19:24:32.630