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What is wddriveservice.exe?

Part of WDDriveService.exe by Western Digital Technologies

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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 0.4% of all Boost users have the wddriveservice.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of wddriveservice.exe users, 10.0% have disabled it.
How stable is WDDriveService.exe?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is wddriveservice.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00074% CPU7424.5%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
7.72 MB RAM35.9%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
     54 /min2.4%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
          19 context switches/sec19.0%
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?

WDDriveService.exe Stability

wddriveservice.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Stopped working (BEX)
Occurred on: June 17, 2014

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8.1 Pro (6.2.9200.0)
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File details

File name: wddriveservice.exe
Name: WDDriveService.exe
Description: WD Drive Service
Size: 289.37 KB
Original file name: WDDriveService.exe

Digital certificate

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

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0009492534%
Privileged CPU: 0.0002068047%
User CPU: 0.00074244863977%
Privileged CPU time: 34226.56 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 4 ms
CPU cycle count: 218,102,828
CPU cycle count /min: 82,161,054
Context switches /sec: 19
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 67.25 MB
Peak committed memory: 71.96 MB
Paged memory: 7.72 MB
Peak paged memory: 8.07 MB
Paged system memory: 106.53 KB
Non-paged system memory: 17.88 KB
Working set memory: 8.96 MB
Peak working set memory: 13.17 MB
Min working set memory: 8 MB
Private memory: 7.72 MB
Page faults: 490,800
Page faults /min: 56
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 272,800
Read operations /min: 54
Total read transfer: 5.11 MB
Read transfer /min: 1.04 KB
Total other operations: 261,530
Other operations /min: 56
Total other transfer: 7.69 MB
Other Transfer /min: 1.27 KB
Handle count average: 338
Thread count average: 16
Thread resource averages

Process details

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

Service details

Name: WDDriveService

Image hashes

MD5: c50b1a397f35908eea98c964e77a6a97
SHA-1: 359bbff2e7eb4453cf8a448ab703648c9b4f2c50

PE image details

File packed: No
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