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What is wddmstatus.exe?

Part of WD Drive Manager by WDC

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How does wddmstatus.exe run?

Process - wddmstatus.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. wddmstatus.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does wddmstatus.exe start?

User start menu folder - The shortcut file wddmstatus.lnk is loaded in the user's Startup folder (%AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\) that points to the executable wddmstatus.exe. The startup folder contains programs that automatically start when Windows starts for the logged in user.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the wddmstatus.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of wddmstatus.exe users, 14.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is wddmstatus.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00011% CPU1052.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          5.77 MB RAM26.8%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
     70 /min3.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              36 GDI objects24.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\western digital\wd smartware\wd drive manager\wddmstatus.exe

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: wddmstatus.exe
Publisher: WDC (verified)
Name: WD Drive Manager
Description: WD Drive Manager
Version: 3,0,21,0
Size: 2.02 MB
Original file name: WDBtnMgrUI.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 10/10/2007
Expiration date: 10/10/2010

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0002189392%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001136540%
User CPU: 0.00010528517520%
Privileged CPU time: 421.2 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 979,554,074
CPU cycle count /min: 128,111,296
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 92.53 MB
Peak committed memory: 100.11 MB
Paged memory: 5.77 MB
Peak paged memory: 5.77 MB
Paged system memory: 159.66 KB
Non-paged system memory: 10.31 KB
Working set memory: 3.13 MB
Peak working set memory: 10.64 MB
Min working set memory: 244 KB
Private memory: 5.77 MB
Page faults: 17,564
Page faults /min: 6
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 106,845
Read operations /min: 35
Total read transfer: 79.8 MB
Read transfer /min: 32.52 MB
Total write operations: 106,811
Write operations /min: 35
Total write transfer: 2.85 MB
Write transfer /min: 989 Bytes
Total other operations: 411
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 5.37 KB
Other Transfer /min: 2 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 36
Peak GDI objects: 41
USER objects: 19
Peak USER objects: 29
Handle count average: 93
Thread count average: 3
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\WD Drive Manager\WDDMStatus.exe"

User start menu folder details

Name: wddmstatus.exe

Image hashes

MD5: 8cc96b19267489c0d3f647711a04f897
SHA-1: 1f752b76702d4b33ef66e88ea74819a97bb43f67
SHA-256: 79ea3a51deab9c21bee427cea6093e970f5a13c53b34571ad762b05ae96761a8

PE image details

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