" Tools for .Net 3.5" Installed Program on Windows 7

Q

What is the installed program " Tools for .Net 3.5" on my Windows 7 computer? Why it is not visible in Control Panel?

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A

" Tools for .Net 3.5" is an installed program on Windows 7 system managed by Windows Installer.

You will not see " Tools for .Net 3.5" 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 " Tools for .Net 3.5" installed program:

Name:  Tools for .Net 3.5
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation
Size: 10228 KB
Version: 3.11.50727
System Component: Yes
Identifying Number: {1690CE56-2231-4E59-9006-A0876D949EA8}
Install Location: 
Install Source: C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{1690CE56-2231-4E59-9006-A0876D949EA8}v3.11.50727\packages\sdk_tools35\
Install Date: 20171221
Local Package: C:\windows\Installer\5256e3c7.msi
Package Name: sdk_tools35.msi
Uninstall Command: MsiExec.exe /X{1690CE56-2231-4E59-9006-A0876D949EA8}
Windows Installer: Yes

It is recommended to keep " Tools for .Net 3.5" as an installed program.

 

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