"Windows SDK for Windows Store Apps Metadata" Installed Program on Windows 7

Q

What is the installed program "Windows SDK for Windows Store Apps Metadata" on my Windows 7 computer? Why it is not visible in Control Panel?

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A

"Windows SDK for Windows Store Apps Metadata" is an installed program on Windows 7 system managed by Windows Installer.

You will not see "Windows SDK for Windows Store Apps Metadata" 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 "Windows SDK for Windows Store Apps Metadata" installed program:

Name: Windows SDK for Windows Store Apps Metadata
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation
Size: 2372 KB
Version: 10.1.15063.137
System Component: Yes
Identifying Number: {0EEE8648-A515-7620-C8F3-DBF686CDE473}
Install Location: 
Install Source: C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{0EEE8648-A515-7620-C8F3-DBF686CDE473}v10.1.15063.137\Installers\
Install Date: 20170729
Local Package: C:\windows\Installer\1f62916.msi
Package Name: Windows SDK for Windows Store Apps Metadata-x86_en-us.msi
Uninstall Command: MsiExec.exe /I{0EEE8648-A515-7620-C8F3-DBF686CDE473}
Windows Installer: Yes

It is recommended to keep "Windows SDK for Windows Store Apps Metadata" as an installed program.

 

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