"Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 Targeting Pack" Installed Program on Windows 7

Q

What is the installed program "Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 Targeting Pack" on my Windows 7 computer? Why it is not visible in Control Panel?

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A

"Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 Targeting Pack" is an installed program on Windows 7 system managed by Windows Installer.

You will not see "Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 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 4.6.1 Targeting Pack" installed program:

Name: Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 Targeting Pack
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation
Size: 41384 KB
Version: 4.6.01055
System Component: Yes
Identifying Number: {8BC3EEC9-090F-4C53-A8DA-1BEC913040F9}
Install Location: 
Install Source: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\VisualStudio\Packages\Microsoft.Net.4.6.1.TargetingPack,version=4.6.1055\
Install Date: 20170730
Local Package: C:\windows\Installer\63ca197.msi
Package Name: netfx_461mtpack.msi
Uninstall Command: MsiExec.exe /X{8BC3EEC9-090F-4C53-A8DA-1BEC913040F9}
Windows Installer: Yes

It is recommended to keep "Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 Targeting Pack" as an installed program.

 

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