"Visual C++ Compiler/Tools X64 Native Resource Package" Installed Program on Windows 7

Q

What is the installed program "Visual C++ Compiler/Tools X64 Native Resource Package" on my Windows 7 computer? Why it is not visible in Control Panel?

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A

"Visual C++ Compiler/Tools X64 Native Resource Package" is an installed program on Windows 7 system managed by Windows Installer.

You will not see "Visual C++ Compiler/Tools X64 Native Resource 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 X64 Native Resource Package" installed program:

Name: Visual C++ Compiler/Tools X64 Native Resource Package
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation
Size: 596 KB
Version: 14.0.24218
System Component: Yes
Identifying Number: {4FDA6ABC-1A1B-3CEE-A4E2-299B9B75B91D}
Install Location: 
Install Source: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\VisualStudio\Packages\Microsoft.VisualC.140.Tools.HostX64.TargetX64.Msi.Resources,version=14.0.24218,chip=x64,language=en-US\
Install Date: 20170730
Local Package: C:\windows\Installer\6ef838c.msi
Package Name: VC_Tools.X64.Nat.Res.msi
Uninstall Command: MsiExec.exe /I{4FDA6ABC-1A1B-3CEE-A4E2-299B9B75B91D}
Windows Installer: Yes

It is recommended to keep "Visual C++ Compiler/Tools X64 Native Resource Package" as an installed program.

 

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