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What is wdlockedfiles.exe?

Part of WD SmartWare by Western Digital Technologies

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How does wdlockedfiles.exe run?

Process - wdlockedfiles.exe is an instance of a running program. This program executes under the SYSTEM account within Windows with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. wdlockedfiles.exe is executed by the process svchost.exe (Host Process for Windows Services by Microsoft).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the wdlockedfiles.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of wdlockedfiles.exe users, 20.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is wdlockedfiles.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00743% CPU74309.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          4.63 MB RAM21.5%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
     55 /min2.4%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\common files\western digital\wdvss\wdlockedfiles.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 SmartWare.

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: wdlockedfiles.exe
Name: WD SmartWare
Description: WD Locked Files
Product version:
Size: 533.37 KB
Original file name: WDLockedFiles.exe

Digital certificate

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

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0177499580%
Privileged CPU: 0.0103189681%
User CPU: 0.00743098991881%
Privileged CPU time: 4929.63 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 277 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,886,084,452
CPU cycle count /min: 1,071,709,739
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 51.3 MB
Peak committed memory: 63.31 MB
Paged memory: 4.63 MB
Peak paged memory: 8.75 MB
Paged system memory: 73 KB
Non-paged system memory: 10.79 KB
Working set memory: 9.13 MB
Peak working set memory: 17.23 MB
Min working set memory: 9.13 MB
Private memory: 4.63 MB
Page faults: 1,578,356
Page faults /min: 88,720
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 902
Read operations /min: 51
Read transfer /min: 172.26 MB
Total write operations: 68
Write operations /min: 4
Total write transfer: 4.18 KB
Write transfer /min: 241 Bytes
Total other operations: 1,224
Other operations /min: 69
Total other transfer: 3.06 KB
Other Transfer /min: 176 Bytes
Handle count average: 115
Thread count average: 5
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Common Files\Western Digital\WDVSS\WDLockedFiles.exe" -Embedding

Image hashes

MD5: 2b9359547a14f47146dd0968cee832c9
SHA-1: f02675806e7452c2b555a578b3cbef4ce7212dbc

PE image details

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