How to remove an WDDMStatus error
The free file information forum can help you determine if WDDMStatus.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
WDDMStatus.exe file information
The process known as WD Drive Manager Status or WD Drive Manager or WD SmartWare belongs to software WD SmartWare by Western Digital Technologies (www.wdc.com) or WDC (www.wdc.com) or Western Digital (www.wdc.com).
Description: WDDMStatus.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 2,049,344 bytes (14% of all occurrences), 4,221,840 bytes and 5 more variants.
You can uninstall this program in the control panel. File WDDMStatus.exe is not a Windows core file. WDDMStatus.exe is a Verisign signed file. File WDDMStatus.exe is certified by a trustworthy company. The program has no visible window. WDDMStatus.exe is able to record inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 18% dangerous.
You might want to uninstall WD SmartWare software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 7/Vista), look for help on the WDC’s website or update to a possibly bug-fixed version.
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