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WDDriveService.exe by Western Digital Technologies (Signed)

Remove WDDriveService.exe


There are 6 versions of wddriveservice.exe in the wild, the latest version being It is started as a Windows Service called 'WDDriveService' with the name 'WDDriveService' and described as “Provides discovery of WD Drives”. . In addition, it is run under the context of the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges (the administrator accounts have the same privileges). The average file size is about 242.44 KB. The file is a digitally signed and issued to Western Digital Technologies by VeriSign. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0039% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 9.92 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 14.28 MB and typical read I/O operations are around 77.25 KB per minute.


File name:wddriveservice.exe
Publisher:Western Digital
Product name:WDDriveService.exe
Description:WD Drive Service
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\western digital\wd drive manager\wddriveservice.exe
Issued to:Western Digital Technologies
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Effective date:Friday, December 10, 2010
Windows Service
Service name:WDDriveService
Display name:WDDriveService
Description:“Provides discovery of WD Drives”


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of wddriveservice.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
  • WDDriveService
  • 'WDDriveService' (WD Drive Manager)

VersionsAll file variations of wddriveservice.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
80f8944ea183004d6edcbbdcec166404 51f7f61acfe4b991a63519a98580173bab9c13eb 242.43 KB
b5b84712111414dd1b14c2346e9868be 0dd0f364b6eeacd6fbb788f63c505012868208fe 242.43 KB
a2c567258b2372b11857da95f585e620 fe946af35e088d2ec97c64e021433be8fa74d5c4 243.01 KB
2277cd5b13b18b6df5f80e8a84254ea7 464bf5f224e5fcd04a840294f8e1aeae4446fb4a 242.43 KB
25e37b2f96f106b77b9c8868efb14834 bf95777a823a1bee94ba99bdb9e1392cf9e21b0b 242.43 KB
e88c32c7f2781f7ecb88567ca6d4805c 0f01c232df42d28a60a65768f48051223b173a98 241.9 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.78%
Windows 8 Pro 26.09%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 13.04%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.70%
Windows 8 8.70%
Windows 7 Professional 8.70%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 65.22% of WDDriveService.exe.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
ASUS 40.00%
Acer 16.00%
Hewlett-Packard 16.00%
Dell 16.00%
Sony 8.00%
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