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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 #20,968
United States Rank #11,887
Reach 0.0101%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 29.59 days
873.03 days >
Average installed length: 458.71 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.25 73.98%
2.22 26.02%

Typically installed together

WD Print Share

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Overview

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 generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 18.92 MB (19,841,033 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. 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
MD5:274923de638e7a6fe280ea8ad2082c02
  • 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 Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (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.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.29%
Windows 10 21.94%
Windows Vista 7.14%
Windows XP 6.63%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.41%
Windows 7 Professional 10.20%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.65%
Windows 8.1 7.65%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.63%
Windows 10 Home 6.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 86.64%
  Canada 3.58%
  Germany 1.95%
  United Kingdom 1.95%
  Australia 1.30%
  Netherlands 1.30%
  Switzerland 0.98%
  Poland 0.98%
  Belgium 0.33%
  Philippines 0.33%
  Sweden 0.33%
  South Africa 0.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.75%
Hewlett-Packard 31.75%
Acer 15.87%
ASUS 9.52%
Toshiba 3.97%
GIGABYTE 2.38%
Intel 2.38%
Lenovo 1.59%
Gateway 0.79%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.92%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.10%
Gateway DX4860 3.28%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.46%
Compaq-Presario AY138AA-A... 1.64%
Dell Dell DM061 1.64%

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