WD SmartWare WD SmartWare

A way to uninstall WD SmartWare from your PC

WD SmartWare is a Windows application. Read below about how to remove it from your computer. The Windows version was created by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Check out here for more details on Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Click on to get more info about WD SmartWare on Western Digital Technologies, Inc.'s website. WD SmartWare is normally set up in the C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare directory, depending on the user's option. The full command line for uninstalling WD SmartWare is MsiExec.exe /X{6FE8A1DA-8CA6-4801-BF0F-0F2FED143FF4}. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might be prompted for admin rights. WD SmartWare's main file takes around 2.72 MB (2847160 bytes) and its name is WDSmartWare.exe.

The following executables are installed beside WD SmartWare. They occupy about 7.68 MB (8049976 bytes) on disk.

  • WD Quick Formatter.exe (4.45 MB)
  • WDLockedFiles.exe (521.44 KB)
  • WDSmartWare.exe (2.72 MB)

This info is about WD SmartWare version alone. Click on the links below for other WD SmartWare versions: to view all...

A way to uninstall WD SmartWare with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WD SmartWare is a program marketed by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Sometimes, users try to erase it. This can be hard because removing this by hand requires some skill regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best SIMPLE action to erase WD SmartWare is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on 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 a very potent uninstaller and general utility to clean your Windows computer.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of utilities.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on your PC will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find WD SmartWare or simply activate the Search field and type in "WD SmartWare". The WD SmartWare app will be found very quickly. When you click WD SmartWare in the list of applications, some data regarding the program is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding WD SmartWare, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you are about to remove, by clicking on 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{6FE8A1DA-8CA6-4801-BF0F-0F2FED143FF4}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove WD SmartWare.
Uninstall WD SmartWare

8. After removing WD SmartWare, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to start 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 Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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

Geographical user distribution

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


This page is not a recommendation to remove WD SmartWare by Western Digital Technologies, Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that WD SmartWare by Western Digital Technologies, Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove WD SmartWare in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-07-03 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-03 13:08:12.463