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What is wddmservice.exe?

Part of WD Drive Manager by WDC

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How does wddmservice.exe run?

Service - wddmservice.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'WDDMService' (WD SmartWare Drive Manager Service). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. WD SmartWare Drive Manager Service 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 0.2% of all Boost users have the wddmservice.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of wddmservice.exe users, 12.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is wddmservice.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00025% CPU2539.1%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
74.78 MB RAM347.3%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\western digital\wd smartware\wd drive manager\wddmservice.exe

Are there other versions of WD Drive Manager?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

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: wddmservice.exe
Publisher: WDC
Name: WD Drive Manager
Description: WD Drive Manager Service
Version: 3,0,21,0
Size: 126.5 KB
Original file name: WDBtnMgrSvc.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0005002593%
Privileged CPU: 0.0002463521%
User CPU: 0.00025390723681%
Privileged CPU time: 34913.02 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 12 ms
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 122.08 MB
Peak committed memory: 124 MB
Paged memory: 74.78 MB
Peak paged memory: 74.78 MB
Paged system memory: 235.26 KB
Non-paged system memory: 7.65 KB
Working set memory: 7.34 MB
Peak working set memory: 11.35 MB
Min working set memory: 288 KB
Private memory: 74.78 MB
Page faults: 51,533,216
Page faults /min: 17,022
Handle count average: 171
Thread count average: 5
Thread resource averages

Process details

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

Service details

Name: WD SmartWare Drive Manager Service
Service name: WDDMService
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “Provides functionality for Western Digital disk drives.”

Image hashes

MD5: 334e5ed94d3faff3c44f4d36b1fe1c90
SHA-1: 0bd67379d6feeec38f2a2febe9cf91463284307a
SHA-256: 3b409603754e74077cee09125d691be75da2a6220ef744446e388bf89fd9313b

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows Console
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 8.0
File packed: No
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