"SQL Server 2017 DMF" Installed Program on Windows 7

Q

What is the installed program "SQL Server 2017 DMF" on my Windows 7 computer? Why it is not visible in Control Panel?

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A

"SQL Server 2017 DMF" is an installed program on Windows 7 system managed by Windows Installer.

You will not see "SQL Server 2017 DMF" 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 "SQL Server 2017 DMF" installed program:

Name: SQL Server 2017 DMF
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation
Size: 1376 KB
Version: 14.0.1000.169
System Component: Yes
Identifying Number: {B9998A13-5563-496C-B95E-597FFC70B670}
Install Location: 
Install Source: C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{B9998A13-5563-496C-B95E-597FFC70B670}v14.0.1000.169\x64\
Install Date: 20171221
Local Package: C:\windows\Installer\5256e1dd.msi
Package Name: sql_dmf.msi
Uninstall Command: MsiExec.exe /I{B9998A13-5563-496C-B95E-597FFC70B670}
Windows Installer: Yes

It is recommended to keep "SQL Server 2017 DMF" as an installed program.

 

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