"Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2" Installed Program on Windows 7

Q

What is the installed program "Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2" on my Windows 7 computer? Why it is not visible in Control Panel?

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A

"Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2" is an installed program on Windows 7 system managed by Windows Installer.

You will not see "Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2" 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 Help Viewer 2.2" installed program:

Name: Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation
Size: 10100 KB
Version: 2.2.23107
System Component: Yes
Identifying Number: {5730588A-33CA-373C-9D70-F716605B57D2}
Install Location: 
Install Source: C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{5730588A-33CA-373C-9D70-F716605B57D2}v2.2.23107\packages\Help\
Install Date: 20171221
Local Package: C:\windows\Installer\5256e3fb.msi
Package Name: help3_vs_net.msi
Uninstall Command: MsiExec.exe /X{5730588A-33CA-373C-9D70-F716605B57D2}
Windows Installer: Yes

It is recommended to keep "Microsoft Help Viewer 2.2" as an installed program.

 

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