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What is wddriveautounlock.exe?

Part of WDDriveAutoUnlock.exe by Western Digital

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How does wddriveautounlock.exe run?

Process - wddriveautounlock.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.

How does wddriveautounlock.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - wddriveautounlock.exe is registered with the run identifier 'WD Drive Unlocker' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD Apps\WDDriveAutoUnlock.exe' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the wddriveautounlock.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of wddriveautounlock.exe users, 14.3% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is wddriveautounlock.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00073% CPU7258.0%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          2.83 MB RAM13.1%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
              39 GDI objects26.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\western digital\wd apps\wddriveautounlock.exe

Are there other versions of WDDriveAutoUnlock.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: wddriveautounlock.exe
Publisher: Western Digital (verified)
Name: WDDriveAutoUnlock.exe
Description: WD Drive Auto Unlock
Size: 1.61 MB
Original file name: WDDriveAutoUnlock.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 10/11/2010
Expiration date: 9/20/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0016780489%
Privileged CPU: 0.0009522492%
User CPU: 0.00072579971265%
Privileged CPU time: 328.12 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,451,446,073
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 78.74 MB
Peak committed memory: 80.05 MB
Paged memory: 2.83 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.83 MB
Paged system memory: 145.32 KB
Non-paged system memory: 12.31 KB
Working set memory: 8.52 MB
Peak working set memory: 8.54 MB
Min working set memory: 6.8 MB
Private memory: 2.83 MB
Page faults: 88,057
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 309,853
Total read transfer: 6 MB
Total other operations: 34,951
Total other transfer: 2.76 MB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 39
Peak GDI objects: 42
USER objects: 14
Peak USER objects: 15
Handle count average: 129
Thread count average: 5
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD Security\WDDriveAutoUnlock.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: WD Drive Unlocker
Command: C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD Apps\WDDriveAutoUnlock.exe

Image hashes

MD5: 97fdfbfefeba6af5d5a890907c7e0e4f
SHA-1: 8c7ee331ac6b29be3aed1ae85c3ab9c9abddc1d3
SHA-256: a07bdd228d3f2b4b21c84ee22f3ffb33bb7d0bddf5bd8b6fa24e85b357c7f194

PE image details

File packed: No
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