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A guide to uninstall WD SmartWare from your computer

This page contains detailed information on how to uninstall WD SmartWare for Windows. It was developed for Windows by Western Digital. More info about Western Digital can be found here. You can get more details about WD SmartWare at . WD SmartWare is normally set up in the C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare folder, subject to the user's option. The full uninstall command line for WD SmartWare is MsiExec.exe /X{07179D37-D5FE-4373-90D9-A25B992EFB3E}. WDDMService.exe is the WD SmartWare's primary executable file and it occupies circa 282.00 KB (288768 bytes) on disk.

The executable files below are part of WD SmartWare. They occupy an average of 4.32 MB (4525056 bytes) on disk.

  • WDDMService.exe (282.00 KB)
  • WDDMStatus.exe (4.04 MB)


The information on this page is only about version 1.4.5.5 of WD SmartWare. You can find below info on other versions of WD SmartWare:

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Quite a few files, folders and Windows registry entries can be left behind when you remove WD SmartWare from your computer.

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

Generally, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\BCKP1A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\BCKP2A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\BCKP2B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\BCKP3A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\BCKP3B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\BCKP4A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\BCKP4B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\BCKP5A_BETTERBEST.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\BCKP5A_GOOD.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\CSS\WDSmartWareHelp.css
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\EULA.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\EX_UNLK0.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\EX_UNLK1.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\EX_UNLK1B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\EX_UNLK2.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\EX_UNLK3.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_BCKP1A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_BCKP2A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_BCKP3A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_BCKP4A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_BCKP4B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_HOME.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_HOME_DRIVE_SETTINGS.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_RTRV1A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_RTRV3A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_RTRV4A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_RTRV4B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_RTRV5A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_RTRV5B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_RTRV5C.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_RTRV6A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_RTRV6B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_RTRV6C.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS1A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS2A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS2B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS2C.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS2D.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS2D1.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS2E.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS2F.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS3A_BETTERBEST.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS3A_BETTERBEST_NOENC.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS3A_GOOD.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS3A_GOOD_NOENC.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS4A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS4B2.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS4B3.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS4C.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS4D.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS4E.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS4F.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS4F_NOENCR.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS4G.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\FP_SETS4H.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\INST0.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\INST1A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\INST1B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\INST1C.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\INST2A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\INST2B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\INST2C.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\INST3A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\INST3B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\INST3C.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\INSTE.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\localizable.strings
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\MOREHELP.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\REQ0.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\REQ1.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\RQMT0.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\SETS1A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\SETS1B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\SETS1C.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\SETS2B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\SETS2C.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\SETS3.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\SUPPORT.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UNLK1.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UNLK1B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UNLK2.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UNLK2B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UNST1.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UNST2.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDE.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDF1.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDF2.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDF2_view1.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDF2_view2.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDF2A.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDF2B.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDF2C.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDF2D.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDF3.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDF4.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDF5.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDF6.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDFE.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDS1.html
  • C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\Locale\de_DE.lproj\UPDS2.html

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\73D97170EF5D3734099D2AB599E2BFE3
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{07179D37-D5FE-4373-90D9-A25B992EFB3E}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Western Digital\WD SmartWare

Supplementary values that are not cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\73D97170EF5D3734099D2AB599E2BFE3\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\WINDOWS\Installer\{07179D37-D5FE-4373-90D9-A25B992EFB3E}\


A way to uninstall WD SmartWare from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WD SmartWare is a program by the software company Western Digital. Sometimes, users try to remove this program. This is efortful because removing this manually takes some know-how regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best SIMPLE 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 already installed on your Windows system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your Windows computer.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the 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 interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system utility.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications existing on the computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate WD SmartWare or simply click the Search feature and type in "WD SmartWare". The WD SmartWare application will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select WD SmartWare in the list of programs, the following data about the application is shown to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have about WD SmartWare, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you wish to uninstall, 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{07179D37-D5FE-4373-90D9-A25B992EFB3E}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall WD SmartWare.
Uninstall WD SmartWare


8. After uninstalling WD SmartWare, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of WD SmartWare which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing WD SmartWare using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

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



Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to remove WD SmartWare by Western Digital from your computer, nor are we saying that WD SmartWare by Western Digital is not a good software application. This text simply contains detailed info on how to remove WD SmartWare in case you decide this is what you want to do. 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 Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 03:29:34.860