"Universal CRT Tools x64" Installed Program on Windows 7

Q

What is the installed program "Universal CRT Tools x64" on my Windows 7 computer? Why it is not visible in Control Panel?

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A

"Universal CRT Tools x64" is an installed program on Windows 7 system managed by Windows Installer.

You will not see "Universal CRT Tools x64" 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 Tools x64" installed program:

Name: Universal CRT Tools x64
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation
Size: 1748 KB
Version: 10.1.15063.137
System Component: Yes
Identifying Number: {D29934EC-24B6-0F5D-C6BB-E9ECCF220C12}
Install Location: 
Install Source: C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{D29934EC-24B6-0F5D-C6BB-E9ECCF220C12}v10.1.15063.137\Installers\
Install Date: 20170729
Local Package: C:\windows\Installer\1f62985.msi
Package Name: Universal CRT Tools x64-x64_en-us.msi
Uninstall Command: MsiExec.exe /I{D29934EC-24B6-0F5D-C6BB-E9ECCF220C12}
Windows Installer: Yes

It is recommended to keep "Universal CRT Tools x64" as an installed program.

 

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