What is WDFME.exe?
WDFME.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 WDFME.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.
WDFME.exe file information
Description: WDFME.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file WDFME.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 1,034,752 bytes (30% of all occurrences), 1,060,352 bytes and 7 more variants.
The program has no file description. The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows core file. You can uninstall this program in the control panel. Therefore the technical security rating is 27% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
It is possible to do the following:
- visit the www.support.wdc.com website
- verify that you have installed the latest version
- uninstall WD SmartWare from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs"
Recommended: Identify WDFME.exe related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as WDFME.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the WDFME.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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