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What is wddriveservice.exe?

Part of WDDriveService.exe by Western Digital

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How does wddriveservice.exe run?

Service - wddriveservice.exe runs as a background Windows service (WDDriveService). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the wddriveservice.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of wddriveservice.exe users, 20.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is wddriveservice.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.02594% CPU259377.3%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
8.15 MB RAM37.8%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
3,861 /min171.4%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
58 context switches/sec58.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\western digital\wd drive manager\wddriveservice.exe

Are there other versions of WDDriveService.exe?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8 (6.2.9200.0)
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File details

File name: wddriveservice.exe
Publisher: Western Digital (verified)
Name: WDDriveService.exe
Description: WD Drive Service
Size: 241.9 KB
Original file name: WDDriveService.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 12/10/2010

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0345836389%
Privileged CPU: 0.0086459097%
User CPU: 0.02593772918560%
Privileged CPU time: 2250 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 93 ms
CPU cycle count: 214,685,761
CPU cycle count /min: 1,254,357,757
Context switches /sec: 58
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 71.4 MB
Peak committed memory: 74.29 MB
Paged memory: 8.15 MB
Peak paged memory: 8.2 MB
Paged system memory: 114.73 KB
Non-paged system memory: 17.73 KB
Working set memory: 13.11 MB
Peak working set memory: 14.76 MB
Min working set memory: 12.37 MB
Private memory: 8.15 MB
Page faults: 209,825
Page faults /min: 8,692
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 93,202
Read operations /min: 3,861
Total read transfer: 1.78 MB
Read transfer /min: 75.32 KB
Total other operations: 17,022
Other operations /min: 705
Total other transfer: 2.26 MB
Other Transfer /min: 96.04 KB
Handle count average: 335
Thread count average: 18
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD Drive Manager\WDDriveService.exe"

Service details

Name: WDDriveService

Image hashes

MD5: e88c32c7f2781f7ecb88567ca6d4805c
SHA-1: 0f01c232df42d28a60a65768f48051223b173a98
SHA-256: a2c09af593d4d47cb9efe94d1d69b02f3da405b9f5b96ee76df49bae437bdef5

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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