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How to uninstall WD SmartWare from your computer

This web page is about WD SmartWare for Windows. Here you can find details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It is written by Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. More data about Western Digital Technologies, Inc. can be seen here. You can read more about about WD SmartWare at . WD SmartWare is normally installed in the C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare directory, depending on the user's choice. The full command line for removing WD SmartWare is MsiExec.exe /X{5BA501B7-A8B2-4EFF-9241-18CE436C67BB}. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might be prompted for administrator rights. The program's main executable file has a size of 3.05 MB (3196784 bytes) on disk and is titled WDSmartWare.exe.

WD SmartWare is composed of the following executables which occupy 9.33 MB (9786696 bytes) on disk:

  • BackupTask.exe (415.86 KB)
  • WD Quick Formatter.exe (4.47 MB)
  • WDBackupEngine.exe (1,018.37 KB)
  • WDSmartWare.exe (3.05 MB)
  • ConvertSCE.exe (426.36 KB)

The current web page applies to WD SmartWare version 2.4 alone. Click on the links below for other WD SmartWare versions: to view all...

A way to delete WD SmartWare with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WD SmartWare is an application released by the software company Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. Some computer users choose to remove it. Sometimes this can be easier said than done because removing this by hand requires some experience related to removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best QUICK practice to remove 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 already installed on your Windows PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around utility to clean your Windows computer.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good program.

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

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

5. A list of the applications installed on the PC will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate WD SmartWare or simply activate the Search field and type in "WD SmartWare". If it exists on your system the WD SmartWare application will be found automatically. Notice that when you click WD SmartWare in the list of apps, some information regarding the program is made available to you:

  • Star 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.
  • Technical information regarding the program you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for WD SmartWare:

  • The software company is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{5BA501B7-A8B2-4EFF-9241-18CE436C67BB}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove WD SmartWare.
Uninstall WD SmartWare

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

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


The text above is not a recommendation to remove WD SmartWare by Western Digital Technologies, Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that WD SmartWare by Western Digital Technologies, Inc. is not a good application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove WD SmartWare supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2015-09-26 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-09-26 03:19:10.560