Western Digital WDMCDRVR Driver Download (Official)

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Supported Models



Western Digital

Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP

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Uploader Notes

he version of the Media Center driver located on your installation CD may cause an unwanted rearrangement of your desktop icons in Windows XP each time you boot your computer. The driver in the attached zip file is designed to correct this issue. To use, please follow the instructions below:

Go into the Control Panel in Windows by clicking on Start, Settings, Control Panel or Start, Control Panel and select Add/Remove Programs. Uninstall the Media Center driver.

Download the wdmcdrvr.zip file or wdmcdrvr.exe file, and then extract the files to your desktop.

Double click on the file named "Install.bat". The driver should install automatically.

Reboot your system.

(optional) you can delete the downloaded files from the desktop.

Uploaded By

Manoj (DG Staff Member) on 29-Sep-2004

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
Install.bat 268 bytes 13 Apr 2004
wdmcdrvr.exe 4.1 MB 7 May 2004

How to Update WDMCDRVR Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the WDMCDRVR driver, click the green download button above. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

If the driver listed is not the right version or operating system, search our driver archive for the correct version. Enter Western Digital WDMCDRVR into the search box above and then submit. In the results, choose the best match for your PC and operating system.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the Western Digital Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the Western Digital website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Once you have downloaded your new driver, you'll need to install it. In Windows, use a built-in utility called Device Manager, which allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.

How to Open Device Manager

  • In Windows 11, Windows 10 & Windows 8.1, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager

  • In Windows 8, swipe up from the bottom, or right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose "All Apps" -> swipe or scroll right and choose "Control Panel" (under Windows System section) -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager

  • In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button

How to Install a driver from Device Manager

  1. Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  2. Select the Driver tab.

  3. Click the Update Driver button and follow the instructions.

In most cases, you will need to reboot your computer in order for the driver update to take effect.

Tech Tip: Driver downloads and updates come in a variety of file formats with different file extensions. For example, you may have downloaded an EXE, INF, ZIP, or SYS file. Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow.

For more help, visit our Driver Support Page for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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