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Should I remove WD Sync?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,532
United States Rank #8,609
Reach 0.0254%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.27 days
303.07 days >
Average installed length: 159.24 days


1.4.6698.8727 2.00%
1.3.5949.26210 68.60%
1.2.5793.19891 8.40%
1.1.5731.17046 20.20%
1.0.5359.39770 0.80%

WD Sync


WD Sync is a software program developed by Western Digital Technologies. The most common release is 1.3.5949.26210, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named wd sync.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 2.88 MB (3,022,114 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 66% of users of WD Sync 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\{5d424c6e-3ee6-47d5-a95c-9ccf6d21c583}
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{5d424c6e-3ee6-47d5-a95c-9ccf6d21c583}\WD Sync.exe" /uninstall
Estimated size: 2.88 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WD Sync

Program executable:wd sync.exe
Name:WD Sync
Path:C:\ProgramData\package cache\{5d424c6e-3ee6-47d5-a95c-9ccf6d21c583}\wd sync.exe
Additional files:
  • WD Sync Setup.exe - WD Sync

How do I remove WD Sync?

You can uninstall WD Sync 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 Sync, 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 Sync.

Win 10 85%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 85.03%
Windows 7 14.57%
Windows Vista 0.40%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 49.00%
Windows 10 Pro 26.40%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.00%
Windows 7 Professional 4.40%
Windows 8.1 3.40%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.43%
  Germany 7.89%
  United Kingdom 4.59%
  Italy 3.87%
  France 2.73%
  Netherlands 2.44%
  Canada 1.87%
  Australia 1.29%
  Spain 1.29%
  Norway 0.86%
  Switzerland 0.57%
  Israel 0.57%
  United Arab Emirates 0.57%
  Belgium 0.43%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.13%
Dell 18.71%
Lenovo 16.13%
Acer 12.58%
ASUS 11.94%
Toshiba 3.87%
Medion 3.23%
Samsung 3.23%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.94%
Microsoft Corporation Sur... 4.05%
HP 750-524 3.47%
LENOVO 20266 3.47%
LENOVO 80E3 2.89%
Dell XPS 8700 2.31%

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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