WD File Management Engine
There are 2 versions of wdfme.exe in the wild, the latest version being 1, 4, 5, 2. It is started as a Windows Service called 'WD File Management Engine' with the name 'WDFME'. 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 1023.25 KB. Some variations of the file have been seen to be installed with the program WD SmartWare from Western Digital Technologies, Inc.. The executable is a .NET framework assembly utilizing the CLR. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is less than 0.01%, the average private memory consumption is about 49.51 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 1.12 MB per minute for reads and 788.21 KB per minute for writes.
|Product name:||WD File Management Engine|
|Typical file path:||C:\Program Files\western digital\wd smartware\front parlor\wdfme\wdfme.exe|
|Display name:||WD File Management Engine|
|Description:||“WD File Management Engine”|
Programs installed in
(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of WD File Management Engine.)
Western Digital also ships WD Smartware with many of its drives for use as backup drives. This software backs up all Documents, Pictures, Movies, Emails, and more on the drive, and continually checks ...
(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of wdfme.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
- 'WDFME' (WD File Management Engine)
All file variations of wdfme.exe
Distribution by Windows OS
|Windows 8 Pro
|Windows 7 Ultimate
|Microsoft Windows XP
Distribution by country
United States installs about 83.33% of WD File Management Engine.