"Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 Targeting Pack" Installed Program on Windows 7

Q

What is the installed program "Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 Targeting Pack" on my Windows 7 computer? Why it is not visible in Control Panel?

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A

"Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 Targeting Pack" is an installed program on Windows 7 system managed by Windows Installer.

You will not see "Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 Targeting Pack" 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 "Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 Targeting Pack" installed program:

Name: Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 Targeting Pack
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation
Size: 41360 KB
Version: 4.6.00081
System Component: Yes
Identifying Number: {2CC6A4A7-AAC2-46C9-9DBB-3727B5954F65}
Install Location: 
Install Source: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\VisualStudio\Packages\Microsoft.Net.4.6.TargetingPack,version=4.6.81\
Install Date: 20170801
Local Package: C:\windows\Installer\5162e3c.msi
Package Name: netfx_46mtpack.msi
Uninstall Command: MsiExec.exe /X{2CC6A4A7-AAC2-46C9-9DBB-3727B5954F65}
Windows Installer: Yes

It is recommended to keep "Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 Targeting Pack" as an installed program.

 

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