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Should I remove WD Access?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,221
United States Rank #7,877
Reach 0.0302%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.95 days
352.44 days >
Average installed length: 185.18 days


1.5.6698.5488 1.51%
1.5.6561.35670 8.05%
1.4.5949.29996 61.07%
1.3.5938.19845 0.34%
1.1.5767.15076 11.07%
1.0.5627.18840 17.95%

WD Access


WD Access is a program developed by Western Digital Technologies. The most used version is 1.4.5949.29996, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 1 files and is usually about 1.1 MB (1,154,508 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 65% of users of WD Access come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.wdc.com
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\package cache\{b63cacc5-a0ce-427f-88c1-0db455d5ab6c}
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{b63cacc5-a0ce-427f-88c1-0db455d5ab6c}\WDAccessSetup.exe" /uninstall
Estimated size: 1.1 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WD Access

  • WDAccessSetup.exe - WD Access

How do I remove WD Access?

You can uninstall WD Access 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program WD Access, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 WD Access.

Win 10 85%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 84.62%
Windows 7 14.72%
Windows Vista 0.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 45.97%
Windows 10 Pro 31.21%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.20%
Windows 7 Professional 5.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.03%
Windows 8.1 2.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.84% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.84%
  Germany 8.55%
  United Kingdom 4.76%
  Italy 4.03%
  France 3.30%
  Netherlands 2.69%
  Canada 2.32%
  Australia 1.47%
  Spain 0.98%
  Switzerland 0.85%
  Norway 0.73%
  Hong Kong 0.49%
  Belgium 0.49%
  Israel 0.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.13%
Hewlett-Packard 23.84%
ASUS 15.99%
Acer 14.83%
Lenovo 10.76%
Toshiba 2.33%
Medion 2.33%
Samsung 1.45%
Intel 1.16%
MSI 1.16%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.37%
Dell Inspiron 3847 3.68%
HP 750-524 3.16%
LENOVO 20266 3.16%
LENOVO 80E3 2.63%
Dell XPS 8300 2.11%

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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