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

Q

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

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A

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

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

Name: Windows SDK for Windows Store Apps Tools
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation
Size: 130684 KB
Version: 10.1.15063.137
System Component: Yes
Identifying Number: {440BF08A-A79E-9FAD-65D9-A5FC683FD8B7}
Install Location: 
Install Source: C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{440BF08A-A79E-9FAD-65D9-A5FC683FD8B7}v10.1.15063.137\Installers\
Install Date: 20170729
Local Package: C:\windows\Installer\1f6291c.msi
Package Name: Windows SDK for Windows Store Apps Tools-x86_en-us.msi
Uninstall Command: MsiExec.exe /I{440BF08A-A79E-9FAD-65D9-A5FC683FD8B7}
Windows Installer: Yes

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

 

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