"Visual C++ Compiler/Tools Premium X86 Base Package" Installed Program on Windows 7

Q

What is the installed program "Visual C++ Compiler/Tools Premium X86 Base Package" on my Windows 7 computer? Why it is not visible in Control Panel?

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A

"Visual C++ Compiler/Tools Premium X86 Base Package" is an installed program on Windows 7 system managed by Windows Installer.

You will not see "Visual C++ Compiler/Tools Premium X86 Base Package" 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 "Visual C++ Compiler/Tools Premium X86 Base Package" installed program:

Name: Visual C++ Compiler/Tools Premium X86 Base Package
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation
Size: 164 KB
Version: 14.0.24218
System Component: Yes
Identifying Number: {BA5DBD70-9AD7-36C9-8879-04CD81937F1C}
Install Location: 
Install Source: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\VisualStudio\Packages\Microsoft.VisualC.140.Premium.Tools.x86.Base.Msi,version=14.0.24218,chip=neutral\
Install Date: 20170730
Local Package: C:\windows\Installer\6b752a7.msi
Package Name: VC_PremTools.x86.Base.msi
Uninstall Command: MsiExec.exe /I{BA5DBD70-9AD7-36C9-8879-04CD81937F1C}
Windows Installer: Yes

It is recommended to keep "Visual C++ Compiler/Tools Premium X86 Base Package" as an installed program.

 

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