"Universal CRT Headers Libraries and Sources" Installed Program on Windows 7

Q

What is the installed program "Universal CRT Headers Libraries and Sources" on my Windows 7 computer? Why it is not visible in Control Panel?

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A

"Universal CRT Headers Libraries and Sources" is an installed program on Windows 7 system managed by Windows Installer.

You will not see "Universal CRT Headers Libraries and Sources" 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 "Universal CRT Headers Libraries and Sources" installed program:

Name: Universal CRT Headers Libraries and Sources
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation
Size: 497916 KB
Version: 10.0.26624
System Component: Yes
Identifying Number: {8BFBEC30-33CC-13B4-849F-3B036F27466A}
Install Location: 
Install Source: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\VisualStudio\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.UniversalCRT.HeadersLibsSources.Msi,version=10.0.26624\
Install Date: 20170729
Local Package: C:\windows\Installer\1a3c37a.msi
Package Name: Universal CRT Headers Libraries and Sources-x86_en-us.msi
Uninstall Command: MsiExec.exe /I{8BFBEC30-33CC-13B4-849F-3B036F27466A}
Windows Installer: Yes

It is recommended to keep "Universal CRT Headers Libraries and Sources" as an installed program.

 

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