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5% remove it95% keep it
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Global Rank #6,821
United States Rank #4,488
Reach 0.0743%

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VersionDistribution
1.17 19.87%
1.13 80.13%

Data Lifeguard Diagnostic for Windows

What is Data Lifeguard Diagnostic for Windows?

This is a Windows version of the Data LifeGuard Diagnostics. It will test WD internal and external drives. In additional, it can provide you with the model and serial of WD drives attached to the system. On the main program screen, there are two windows. In the top window, you will see the drives in your system, that are available for testing. The model number, serial number, and capacity of each drive will be displayed. In the bottom window, the partition information for the selected drive will be displayed.

About  (from Western Digital Technologies)

Data Lifeguard Diagnostic for Windows can provide you with the model and serial of WD drives attached to the system. On the main program screen, there are two windows. In the top window, you will see the drives in your system, that are available for testing. The model number, serial number, and capacity of each drive w...  Read more

Overview

The most common release is 1.13, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named WinDlg.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 899.56 KB (921,150 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.wdc.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Western Digital Corporation\Data Lifeguard Diagnostic for Windows\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{E40CE517-0D42-4198-96B4-C8232B257EB5}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 899.56 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Data Lifeguard Diagnostic for Windows

Program executable:WinDlg.exe
Name:DLGDIAG for Windows
Path:C:\Program Files\Western Digital Corporation\Data Lifeguard Diagnostic for Windows\WinDlg.exe
MD5:2a0214f81e792f8821fe9938a389618f
  • WinDlg.exe - DLGDIAG for Windows

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • WinDlg.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BAFB7E1D-B9E9-4127-956E-2FB2FBAB50BA}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Data Lifeguard Diagnostic for Windows?

Quickly and completely remove Data Lifeguard Diagnostic for Windows from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Data Lifeguard Diagnostic for Windows from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Data Lifeguard Diagnostic for Windows, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Data Lifeguard Diagnostic for Windows.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win Server 2003 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#6,821

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.06%
Windows Vista 21.38%
Windows XP 18.98%
Windows 8 7.48%
Windows Server 2003 0.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.56%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.74%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 17.29%
Windows 7 Professional 10.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.50%
Windows Vista Ultimate 1.64%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.01% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.01%
  Germany 6.11%
  Canada 4.72%
  France 3.06%
  United Kingdom 2.71%
  Australia 1.88%
  Italy 1.53%
  Belgium 1.11%
  Israel 1.11%
  Netherlands 0.97%
  Austria 0.83%
  Czech Republic 0.69%
  Greece 0.63%
  Sweden 0.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 35.38%
Hewlett-Packard 22.46%
GIGABYTE 8.24%
Acer 6.79%
Intel 6.62%
Toshiba 5.33%
Medion 5.17%
American Megatrends 3.72%
ASUS 3.23%
Gateway 2.10%
Sahara 0.97%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.80%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.90%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.60%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.30%
MEDIONPC MS-7646 3.30%
MEDIONPC MS-7708 3.00%

About Western Digital Technologies

Western Digital is one of the largest hard disk drive manufacturers and has a long history in the electronics industry as an integrated circuit maker and a storage products company.
Publisher URL: www.wdc.com

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