"SSMS Post Install Tasks" Installed Program on Windows 7

Q

What is the installed program "SSMS Post Install Tasks" on my Windows 7 computer? Why it is not visible in Control Panel?

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A

"SSMS Post Install Tasks" is an installed program on Windows 7 system managed by Windows Installer.

You will not see "SSMS Post Install Tasks" 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 "SSMS Post Install Tasks" installed program:

Name: SSMS Post Install Tasks
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation
Size: 272 KB
Version: 14.0.17213.0
System Component: Yes
Identifying Number: {CFCC9F40-E234-499E-B3DA-BEF6CC724C35}
Install Location: 
Install Source: C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{CFCC9F40-E234-499E-B3DA-BEF6CC724C35}v14.0.17213.0\x64\
Install Date: 20171221
Local Package: C:\windows\Installer\5256e663.msi
Package Name: SsmsPostInstall.msi
Uninstall Command: MsiExec.exe /I{CFCC9F40-E234-499E-B3DA-BEF6CC724C35}
Windows Installer: Yes

It is recommended to keep "SSMS Post Install Tasks" as an installed program.

 

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