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Should I remove WebDrive?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,145
United States Rank #14,975
Reach 0.0149%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 29.99 days
884.73 days >
Average installed length: 464.86 days


12.22.4228 0.96%
12.21.4207 1.44%
12.20.4203 0.48%
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12.10.4082 4.31%
12.00.4056 1.91%
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11.00.2852 1.91%
11.00.2835 10.05%
11.00.2828 5.26%
11.00.2789 4.31%
11.00.2749 11.96%
11.00.2745 0.48%
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10.20.2631 4.78%
10.20.2588 9.57%
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10.00.2521 4.78%
10.00.2508 1.44%
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Other programs by South River Technologies



WebDrive is a software program developed by South River Technologies. The most common release is 11.00.2749, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named wdService.exe. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 6.52 MB (6,840,176 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 50% of users of WebDrive come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.southrivertech.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WebDrive\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{F08E87FD-F62B-4BAC-A2D6-A94755653F30}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.52 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by WebDrive

Program executable:wdService.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\WebDrive\wdService.exe
Additional files:
  • wdService.exe - WebDrive
  • webdrive.exe
  • wdXferMgr.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • wdXferMgr.exe is scheduled as a task named 'nutshell' (runs daily at 9:00 AM).
  • wdService.exe runs as a service named 'WebDrive Service' (WebDriveService) "Use WebDrive to map a drive letter to an Internet server".
Startup File (User Run)
  • WebDrive.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'WebDriveTray' and executes as C:\Program Files\WebDrive\webdrive.exe /trayicon.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • webdrive.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WebDriveTray' which loads as C:\Program Files\WebDrive\webdrive.exe /trayicon.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • webdrive.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\WebDrive\webdrive.exe'.
  • wdService.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\WebDrive\wdService.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:6.34 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0008418232%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00051757%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00032426%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:457,857
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:699.8 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:697.65 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove WebDrive?

Quickly and completely remove WebDrive from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall WebDrive 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 WebDrive, 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 WebDrive.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.94%
Windows 8 25.36%
Windows XP 3.83%
Windows Vista 2.87%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 23.08%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.31%
Windows 7 Enterprise 7.21%
Windows 8.1 7.21%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.77%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Netherlands 8.33%
  United Kingdom 7.54%
  Germany 5.95%
  Norway 3.57%
  France 3.17%
  Canada 2.38%
  Sweden 1.98%
  Italy 1.98%
  Belgium 1.19%
  Australia 1.19%
  DK 1.19%
  India 1.19%
  Hungary 1.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.77%
Dell 28.24%
Acer 16.03%
ASUS 6.11%
Lenovo 5.34%
Toshiba 3.82%
Apple 2.29%
Samsung 1.53%
Intel 1.53%
Common models
Acer Aspire V3-571G 3.57%
HP EliteBook 8570w 2.68%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.68%
HP EliteBook 8560w 2.68%
HP G62 Notebook PC 1.79%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.79%


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