"Python 3.6.2 Test Suite (64-bit)" Installed Program on Windows 8

Q

What is the installed program "Python 3.6.2 Test Suite (64-bit)" on my Windows 8 computer? Why it is not visible in Control Panel?

✍: FYIcenter.com

A

"Python 3.6.2 Test Suite (64-bit)" is an installed program on Windows 8 system managed by the program itself.

You will not see "Python 3.6.2 Test Suite (64-bit)" listed on "uninstall or change a program" in Control Panel, because it is flagged as a hidden system component in the registry (SystemComponent=1).

Information related to "Python 3.6.2 Test Suite (64-bit)" installed program:

Name: Python 3.6.2 Test Suite (64-bit)
Publisher: Python Software Foundation
Size: 19828
Version: 3.6.2150.0
System Component: 1
Identifying Number: {9EE8E58D-3021-40C5-8FBB-BF3A91A0B44D}
Install Location: 
Install Source: C:\Users\fyicenter\AppData\Local\Package Cache\{9EE8E58D-3021-40C5-8FBB-BF3A91A0B44D}v3.6.2150.0\
Install Date: 20170820
Uninstall Command: MsiExec.exe /I{9EE8E58D-3021-40C5-8FBB-BF3A91A0B44D}
Windows Installer: Yes

It is recommended to keep "Python 3.6.2 Test Suite (64-bit)" as an installed program.

 

"Python 3.6.2 Utility Scripts (64-bit)" Installed Program on Windows 8

"Python 3.6.2 Tcl/Tk Support (64-bit)" Installed Program on Windows 8

Hidden Installed Programs not Using Windows Installer

⇑⇑ Windows 8 Installed Programs

2018-01-03, 238👍, 0💬