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What is wdfme.exe?

Part of WD File Management Engine

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How does wdfme.exe run?

Service - wdfme.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'WDFME' (WD File Management Engine). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. WD File Management Engine runs as a program that can be started by the Service Controller and that obeys the service control protocol. This type of service runs in a process by itself.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the wdfme.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of wdfme.exe users, 18.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is wdfme.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00030% CPU3000.1%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
59.73 MB RAM277.4%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
190,630 /min8461.2%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\western digital\wd smartware\front parlor\wdfme\wdfme.exe

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by WD File Management Engine.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: wdfme.exe
Name: WD File Management Engine
Description: WD File Management Engine
Version: 1, 4, 5, 2
Size: 1.02 MB
Original file name: WDFME.exe

Digital certificate

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

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0005657389%
Privileged CPU: 0.0002657286%
User CPU: 0.00030001032069%
Privileged CPU time: 1718179.41 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 3,528 ms
CPU cycle count: 741,176,145
CPU cycle count /min: 401,223,254
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 227.45 MB
Peak committed memory: 229.74 MB
Paged memory: 59.73 MB
Peak paged memory: 68.86 MB
Paged system memory: 262.27 KB
Non-paged system memory: 32.94 KB
Working set memory: 25.76 MB
Peak working set memory: 57.11 MB
Min working set memory: 15.38 MB
Private memory: 59.73 MB
Page faults: 480,693
Page faults /min: 1,234
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 1,133,134
Read operations /min: 16,310
Total read transfer: 87.27 MB
Read transfer /min: 5.57 MB
Total write operations: 7,004,578
Write operations /min: 174,320
Write transfer /min: 83.17 MB
Total other operations: 5,960,906
Other operations /min: 85,162
Total other transfer: 281.12 MB
Other Transfer /min: 4.96 MB
Handle count average: 434
Thread count average: 20
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 SmartWare\Front Parlor\WDFME\WDFME.exe"

Service details

Name: WD File Management Engine
Service name: WDFME
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “WD File Management Engine”

Image hashes

MD5: b83d5071b32a70bebdb3330bfa7acb80
SHA-1: c98e2a02fae0fa653574411bf1787d298d4b4ce2
SHA-256: 152ba162c5f8189d61c1022c1b1f3197da1810c4d0ba87fc1daebf48f4644881

PE image details

CLR assembly: Yes
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
File packed: No
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