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Should I remove WD Print Share?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,273
United States Rank #10,333
Reach 0.0132%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.43 days
661.58 days >
Average installed length: 347.61 days


2.25 74.59%
2.22 25.41%

Typically installed together

WD Print Share


WD Print Share is a software program developed by WD. The most common release is 2.25, 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. 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 WDPrintShare.exe. The setup package is about 18.92 MB (19,841,033 bytes) when donwloaded. 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 87% of users of WD Print Share come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.wd.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD Print Share\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{6F4D365D-0440-4C01-B539-70D56EBED6AF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 18.92 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WD Print Share

Program executable:WDPrintShare.exe
Control Center
Path:C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD Print Share\WDPrintShare.exe
  • WDPrintShare.exe - Control Center

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • WDPrintShare.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WD UDS Control Center' which loads as C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD Print Share\WDPrintShare.exe -mini.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • WDPrintShare.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD Print Share\WDPrintShare.exe'.

How do I remove WD Print Share?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win Vista 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.41%
Windows 8 20.54%
Windows Vista 7.57%
Windows XP 6.49%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.25%
Windows 7 Professional 10.44%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.24%
Windows 8.1 8.24%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.49%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.49%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.11% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.11%
  Canada 3.48%
  Germany 2.09%
  United Kingdom 1.74%
  Netherlands 1.39%
  Australia 1.05%
  Switzerland 1.05%
  Poland 0.70%
  Belgium 0.35%
  Philippines 0.35%
  Sweden 0.35%
  South Africa 0.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.61%
Dell 30.25%
Acer 15.97%
ASUS 9.24%
Toshiba 4.20%
Intel 2.52%
Lenovo 1.68%
Gateway 0.84%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.08%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.24%
Gateway DX4860 3.39%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.54%
Compaq-Presario AY138AA-A... 1.69%
Dell Inspiron 1764 1.69%


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