"Visual C++ Compiler/Tools Premium X86 X64 Cross Package" Installed Program on Windows 7

Q

What is the installed program "Visual C++ Compiler/Tools Premium X86 X64 Cross 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 X64 Cross Package" is an installed program on Windows 7 system managed by Windows Installer.

You will not see "Visual C++ Compiler/Tools Premium X86 X64 Cross 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 X64 Cross Package" installed program:

Name: Visual C++ Compiler/Tools Premium X86 X64 Cross Package
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation
Size: 152 KB
Version: 14.0.24218
System Component: Yes
Identifying Number: {D879664B-61E5-3B71-A4E6-DF7F49FBC52E}
Install Location: 
Install Source: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\VisualStudio\Packages\Microsoft.VisualC.140.Premium.Tools.HostX86.TargetX64.Msi,version=14.0.24218,chip=neutral\
Install Date: 20170730
Local Package: C:\windows\Installer\6b752c5.msi
Package Name: VC_PremTools.X86.X64.msi
Uninstall Command: MsiExec.exe /I{D879664B-61E5-3B71-A4E6-DF7F49FBC52E}
Windows Installer: Yes

It is recommended to keep "Visual C++ Compiler/Tools Premium X86 X64 Cross Package" as an installed program.

 

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