"Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 x64 Additional Runtime - 11.0.61030" Installed Program on Windows 7

Q

What is the installed program "Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 x64 Additional Runtime - 11.0.61030" on my Windows 7 computer? Why it is not visible in Control Panel?

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A

"Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 x64 Additional Runtime - 11.0.61030" is an installed program on Windows 7 system managed by Windows Installer.

You will not see "Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 x64 Additional Runtime - 11.0.61030" 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 Visual C++ 2012 x64 Additional Runtime - 11.0.61030" installed program:

Name: Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 x64 Additional Runtime - 11.0.61030
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation
Size: 12272 KB
Version: 11.0.61030
System Component: Yes
Identifying Number: {37B8F9C7-03FB-3253-8781-2517C99D7C00}
Install Location: 
Install Source: C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{37B8F9C7-03FB-3253-8781-2517C99D7C00}v11.0.61030\packages\vcRuntimeAdditional_amd64\
Install Date: 20171108
Local Package: C:\windows\Installer\396c04ab.msi
Package Name: vc_runtimeAdditional_x64.msi
Uninstall Command: MsiExec.exe /X{37B8F9C7-03FB-3253-8781-2517C99D7C00}
Windows Installer: Yes

It is recommended to keep "Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 x64 Additional Runtime - 11.0.61030" as an installed program.

 

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