"Visual C++ Extra Files" Installed Program on Windows 7

Q

What is the installed program "Visual C++ Extra Files" on my Windows 7 computer? Why it is not visible in Control Panel?

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A

"Visual C++ Extra Files" is an installed program on Windows 7 system managed by Windows Installer.

You will not see "Visual C++ Extra Files" 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++ Extra Files" installed program:

Name: Visual C++ Extra Files
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation
Size: 7096 KB
Version: 14.0.24218
System Component: Yes
Identifying Number: {EBF92C90-ECE4-3C5B-B7CF-D770DC16D448}
Install Location: 
Install Source: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\VisualStudio\Packages\Microsoft.VisualC.140.Extra.Msi,version=14.0.24218,chip=neutral\
Install Date: 20170730
Local Package: C:\windows\Installer\67a6701.msi
Package Name: VC_Extra_140.msi
Uninstall Command: MsiExec.exe /I{EBF92C90-ECE4-3C5B-B7CF-D770DC16D448}
Windows Installer: Yes

It is recommended to keep "Visual C++ Extra Files" as an installed program.

 

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