What is WDDMStatus.exe?
WDDMStatus.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. 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 to an application you can trust.
WDDMStatus.exe file information
The process known as WD Drive Manager Status or WD Drive Manager or WD Quick View or WD SmartWare belongs to software WD SmartWare or WD SmartWare Drive Manager by Western Digital Technologies (www.wdc.com) or WDC (www.wdc.com) or Western Digital (www.wdc.com).
Description: WDDMStatus.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. WDDMStatus.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 5,236,664 bytes (13% of all occurrences), 3,998,616 bytes and 10 more variants.
You can uninstall this program in the control panel. The WDDMStatus.exe file is not a Windows core file. WDDMStatus.exe is a Verisign signed file. The WDDMStatus.exe file 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 16% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You might want to uninstall WD SmartWare or WD SmartWare Drive Manager software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 7/Vista), look for help on the www.support.wdc.com’s website or update to a possibly bug-fixed version.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as WDDMStatus.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the WDDMStatus.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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