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

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

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WD Discovery.exe's virus check

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of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

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of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

3%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

WD Discovery.exe user rating

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

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