"Microsoft Build Tools Language Resources 14.0 (x86)" Installed Program on Windows 7

Q

What is the installed program "Microsoft Build Tools Language Resources 14.0 (x86)" on my Windows 7 computer? Why it is not visible in Control Panel?

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A

"Microsoft Build Tools Language Resources 14.0 (x86)" is an installed program on Windows 7 system managed by Windows Installer.

You will not see "Microsoft Build Tools Language Resources 14.0 (x86)" 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 Build Tools Language Resources 14.0 (x86)" installed program:

Name: Microsoft Build Tools Language Resources 14.0 (x86)
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation
Size: 13068 KB
Version: 14.0.23107
System Component: Yes
Identifying Number: {A7E88B38-6886-4474-9D85-A8ABE5FCD80E}
Install Location: 
Install Source: C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{A7E88B38-6886-4474-9D85-A8ABE5FCD80E}v14.0.23107\packages\BuildTools_MSBuildResMsi_x86\
Install Date: 20171221
Local Package: C:\windows\Installer\5256e360.msi
Package Name: BuildTools_MSBuildResMsi.msi
Uninstall Command: MsiExec.exe /I{A7E88B38-6886-4474-9D85-A8ABE5FCD80E}
Windows Installer: Yes

It is recommended to keep "Microsoft Build Tools Language Resources 14.0 (x86)" as an installed program.

 

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