"Universal CRT Redistributable" Installed Program on Windows 7

Q

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

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A

"Universal CRT Redistributable" is an installed program on Windows 7 system managed by Windows Installer.

You will not see "Universal CRT Redistributable" 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 Redistributable" installed program:

Name: Universal CRT Redistributable
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation
Size: 5652 KB
Version: 10.1.15063.137
System Component: Yes
Identifying Number: {0AAB833E-034D-430B-D3E4-39C5753B14AC}
Install Location: 
Install Source: C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{0AAB833E-034D-430B-D3E4-39C5753B14AC}v10.1.15063.137\Installers\
Install Date: 20170729
Local Package: C:\windows\Installer\1f6295e.msi
Package Name: Universal CRT Redistributable-x86_en-us.msi
Uninstall Command: MsiExec.exe /I{0AAB833E-034D-430B-D3E4-39C5753B14AC}
Windows Installer: Yes

It is recommended to keep "Universal CRT Redistributable" as an installed program.

 

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