"Entity Framework 6.1.3 Tools for Visual Studio 15" Installed Program on Windows 7

Q

What is the installed program "Entity Framework 6.1.3 Tools for Visual Studio 15" on my Windows 7 computer? Why it is not visible in Control Panel?

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A

"Entity Framework 6.1.3 Tools for Visual Studio 15" is an installed program on Windows 7 system managed by Windows Installer.

You will not see "Entity Framework 6.1.3 Tools for Visual Studio 15" 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 "Entity Framework 6.1.3 Tools for Visual Studio 15" installed program:

Name: Entity Framework 6.1.3 Tools  for Visual Studio 15
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation
Size: 107044 KB
Version: 6.1.60104.0
System Component: Yes
Identifying Number: {F8C0447E-D45C-4E52-94E8-C6340AAC9DB8}
Install Location: 
Install Source: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\VisualStudio\Packages\Microsoft.VisualStudio.EntityFrameworkTools.Msi,version=6.1.60104.0\
Install Date: 20170801
Local Package: C:\windows\Installer\5162e42.msi
Package Name: EF6Tools.msi
Uninstall Command: MsiExec.exe /X{F8C0447E-D45C-4E52-94E8-C6340AAC9DB8}
Windows Installer: Yes

It is recommended to keep "Entity Framework 6.1.3 Tools for Visual Studio 15" as an installed program.

 

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