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How to uninstall WD SmartWare from your computer

You can find below details on how to remove WD SmartWare for Windows. The Windows release was developed by Western Digital. You can find out more on Western Digital or check for application updates here. More details about the app WD SmartWare can be seen at . WD SmartWare is commonly installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare folder, but this location can differ a lot depending on the user's decision while installing the application. WD SmartWare's entire uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /X{604CB4FC-3D32-405F-A109-165F170529B6}. WD SmartWare's main file takes around 8.70 MB (9117504 bytes) and its name is WDSmartWare.exe.

The executable files below are installed together with WD SmartWare. They occupy about 11.05 MB (11587232 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 (8.70 MB)
  • WDSmartWareBackgroundService.exe (20.00 KB)
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The current web page applies to WD SmartWare version 1.2.0.8 alone. You can find below info on other releases of WD SmartWare:

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Some files and registry entries are frequently left behind when you remove WD SmartWare.

Folders left behind when you uninstall WD SmartWare:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Western Digital\WD SmartWare
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Western Digital\WD SmartWare

The files below were left behind on your disk by WD SmartWare when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\config\Applications.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\config\BackMeUp.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\config\blacklist.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\config\Branding.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\config\DefaultRules.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\config\ErrorDescriptions.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\config\images\AutoBackup32.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\config\Locale.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\config\OCRBranding.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\config\rssuserprefs.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\config\Tanagra.iPod.DefaultRules.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\config\Tanagra.ShutterFly.DefaultRules.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\config\UserFileTypeOptions.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\ConfigManager.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\DevComponents.DotNetBar2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\EraseDrive.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\eSellerateEngine.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\eWebClient.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\eWebControl365.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Interop.Dsofile.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Interop.eSellerate.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Interop.eWebControl.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Interop.Outlook.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Interop.ProfMan.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Interop.Redemption.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\kill_Front_Parlor.vbs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\BCKP1A.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\BCKP2A.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\BCKP2B.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\BCKP3A.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\BCKP3B.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\BCKP4A.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\BCKP4B.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\BCKP5A_BETTERBEST.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\BCKP5A_GOOD.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\CSS\WDSmartWareHelp.css
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\EULA.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\EX_UNLK0.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\EX_UNLK1.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\EX_UNLK1B.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\EX_UNLK2.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\EX_UNLK3.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_BCKP1A.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_BCKP2A.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_BCKP3A.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_BCKP4A.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_BCKP4B.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_HOME.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_RTRV1A.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_RTRV3A.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_RTRV4A.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_RTRV4B.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_RTRV5A.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_RTRV5B.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_RTRV5C.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_RTRV6A.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_RTRV6B.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_RTRV6C.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS1A.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS2A.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS2B.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS2C.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS2D.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS2D1.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS2E.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS2F.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS3A_BETTERBEST.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS3A_GOOD.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS4A.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS4B2.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS4B3.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS4C.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS4D.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS4E.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS4F.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\INST0.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\INST1A.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\INST1B.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\INST1C.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\INST2A.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\INST2B.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\INST2C.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\INST3A.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\INST3B.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\INST3C.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\INSTE.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\localizable.strings
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\REQ0.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\RQMT0.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\SETS1A.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\SETS1B.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\SETS1C.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\SETS2B.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\SETS2C.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\SETS3.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UNLK1.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UNLK1B.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UNLK2.html

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be removed; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\CF4BC40623D3F5041A9061F57150926B
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{604CB4FC-3D32-405F-A109-165F170529B6}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Western Digital\WD SmartWare

Use regedit.exe to remove the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\CF4BC40623D3F5041A9061F57150926B\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files (x86)\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Windows\Installer\{604CB4FC-3D32-405F-A109-165F170529B6}\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\WDSmartWareBackgroundService\ImagePath


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

WD SmartWare is an application offered by the software company Western Digital. Sometimes, people try to erase this program. This is efortful because removing this manually requires some advanced knowledge regarding Windows program uninstallation. One of the best EASY way 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 PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around utility to maximize the performance of your computer.

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  • visit Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on 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 interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful PC management 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 programs existing on your computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find WD SmartWare or simply activate the Search feature and type in "WD SmartWare". If it exists on your system the WD SmartWare app will be found very quickly. When you select WD SmartWare in the list of programs, some information about the program is available to you:


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





  • The software company is: www.wdc.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{604CB4FC-3D32-405F-A109-165F170529B6}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. accept 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 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 able to delete them. By uninstalling WD SmartWare with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

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 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
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Disclaimer

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. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall WD SmartWare supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 15:44:22.560