What is WD Discovery.exe?

WD Discovery.exe is part of WDDiscovery and developed by Western Digital Corporation according to the WD Discovery.exe file information. In certain cases, malicious trackers and scripts can disguise themselves as legitimate files, like WD Discovery.exe, leading to glitches, overload and system malfunctions.

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WD Discovery.exe's description is "WDDiscovery".

WD Discovery.exe is digitally signed by Western Digital Corporation.

WD Discovery.exe is an .exe file.

WD Discovery.exe is usually located in the following folder:

%TMP%\WDDiscoveryInstaller\WD_Discovery_637459763350957985\WD Discovery\WD Discovery.exe

WD Discovery.exe basic information

Description
WDDiscovery
Internal Name
WD Discovery
Version
4.2.288
Hash
38D56682CE08745E5C40768A8E95E073

WD Discovery.exe running processes

%TMP%\WDDiscoveryInstaller\WDDiscoveryInstaller.Resources.7za.exe
%TMP%\WDDiscoveryInstaller\WD_Discovery_637459763350957985\WD Discovery\Packages\MyCloud\WD_KDA_Setup.exe
%SYSTEMROOT%\SysWOW64\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe
%SYSTEMROOT%\SysWOW64\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe

WD Discovery.exe actions

List of the actions WD Discovery.exe executes on a user's PC
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\sl.pak
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\sr.pak
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\sv.pak
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\sw.pak
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\ta.pak
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\te.pak
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\th.pak
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\tr.pak
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\uk.pak
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\vi.pak
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\zh-CN.pak
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\locales\zh-TW.pak
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\resources\app.asar
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\resources\app.asar.unpacked
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\resources\electron.asar
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Service\Microsoft.Win32.TaskScheduler.dll
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Service\Nancy.dll
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Service\Nancy.Hosting.Self.dll
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Service\NLog.dll
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Service\WDDiscoveryService.exe
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Service\WDDiscoveryService.exe.config
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\swiftshader\libEGL.dll
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\swiftshader\libGLESv2.dll
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\cs-CZ
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\da-DK
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\el-GR
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\en-US
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\de-DE
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\cs-CZ\EULA.html
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\es-ES
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\fi-FI
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\fr-FR
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\hu-HU
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\es-ES\EULA.html
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\it-IT
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\ja-JP
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\ko-KR
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\nb-NO
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\nl-NL
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\ja-JP\EULA.html
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\pt-BR
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\ru-RU
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\pl-PL
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\sk-SK
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\sv-SE
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\zh-TW
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\img\icon.png
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\zh-CN
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\tr-TR
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\da-DK\EULA.html
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\zh-TW\EULA.html
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\zh-CN\EULA.html
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\el-GR\EULA.html
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\en-US\EULA.html
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\de-DE\EULA.html
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\fi-FI\EULA.html
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\fr-FR\EULA.html
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\hu-HU\EULA.html
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\it-IT\EULA.html
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\ko-KR\EULA.html
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\nb-NO\EULA.html
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\nl-NL\EULA.html
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\pt-BR\EULA.html
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\ru-RU\EULA.html
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\pl-PL\EULA.html
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\sk-SK\EULA.html
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\sv-SE\EULA.html
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\node-notifier
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents\EULAs\tr-TR\EULA.html
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\node-notifier\vendor
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\node-notifier\vendor\notifu
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\node-notifier\vendor\mac.noindex
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\node-notifier\vendor\snoreToast
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\node-notifier\vendor\notifu\notifu.exe
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\node-notifier\vendor\notifu\notifu64.exe
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\node-notifier\vendor\snoreToast\LICENSE
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\node-notifier\vendor\snoreToast\SnoreToast.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\node-notifier\vendor\mac.noindex\terminal-notifier.app
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\node-notifier\vendor\mac.noindex\terminal-notifier.app\Contents
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\node-notifier\vendor\mac.noindex\terminal-notifier.app\Contents\Info.plist
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\node-notifier\vendor\mac.noindex\terminal-notifier.app\Contents\MacOS
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\node-notifier\vendor\mac.noindex\terminal-notifier.app\Contents\PkgInfo
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\node-notifier\vendor\mac.noindex\terminal-notifier.app\Contents\Resources
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\node-notifier\vendor\mac.noindex\terminal-notifier.app\Contents\MacOS\terminal-notifier
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\node-notifier\vendor\mac.noindex\terminal-notifier.app\Contents\Resources\en.lproj
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\node-notifier\vendor\mac.noindex\terminal-notifier.app\Contents\Resources\Terminal.icns
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\node-notifier\vendor\mac.noindex\terminal-notifier.app\Contents\Resources\en.lproj\Credits.rtf
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\node-notifier\vendor\mac.noindex\terminal-notifier.app\Contents\Resources\en.lproj\InfoPlist.strings
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\node-notifier\vendor\mac.noindex\terminal-notifier.app\Contents\Resources\en.lproj\MainMenu.nib
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\manifest.json
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\wd_version.json
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\chrome_100_percent.pak
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\chrome_200_percent.pak
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Contents
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\ffmpeg.dll
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\dotNetFx45_Full_setup.exe
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\Install WD Discovery Utilities.exe
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%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Western Digital\Discovery\Current\icudtl.dat
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WD Discovery.exe actions

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WD Discovery.exe's virus check

77%

of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

21%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

2%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

WD Discovery.exe user rating

76%

of users rate WD Discovery.exe as a useful program

20%

of users find WD Discovery.exe to be a potentially unwanted program

4%

of users find WD Discovery.exe to be malicious or a scam

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