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Should I remove WD FAT32 Formatter?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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United States Rank #30,622
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2.0.0 96.00%
1.0.1 4.00%

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WD FAT32 Formatter


WD FAT32 Formatter is a program developed by Western Digital Technologies. The most used version is 2.0.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package is about 763 KB (781,312 bytes) when donwloaded. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 48% of users of WD FAT32 Formatter come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Windows\System32\sda
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{DB09C3D8-5ED0-42A3-8EC8-3B9F665971EF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 763 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by WD FAT32 Formatter

  • sdtocdda.dll (by TOSHIBA) - TOSHIBA SD Secure API Library (DLL for Device Manager on SD Secure API)

How do I remove WD FAT32 Formatter?

You can uninstall WD FAT32 Formatter 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 FAT32 Formatter, 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 FAT32 Formatter.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 10 4%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.11%
Windows XP 25.00%
Windows Vista 3.95%
Windows 10 3.95%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 25.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.83%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.44%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.17%
Windows 10 Home 2.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.78%
  France 6.67%
  Germany 5.56%
  Australia 4.44%
  Portugal 4.44%
  United Kingdom 4.44%
  South Africa 3.33%
  Spain 3.33%
  Canada 3.33%
  Netherlands 2.22%
  Italy 2.22%
  CY 1.11%
  Belgium 1.11%
  Norway 1.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.92%
Toshiba 13.46%
Hewlett-Packard 9.62%
Intel 7.69%
ASUS 7.69%
Acer 7.69%
American Megatrends 3.85%
Lenovo 1.92%
Packard Bell 1.92%
Gateway 1.92%
Apple 1.92%
Common models
ASUSTeK 1000H 3.57%
TOSHIBA Satellite U400 1.79%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE L850-11... 1.79%
TOSHIBA Satellite L750D 1.79%

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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