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What is {80407ba7-7763-4395-ab98-523f1b34e65}? It showed up…

What is {80407ba7-7763-4395-ab98-523f1b34e65} ? It showed...
What is {80407ba7-7763-4395-ab98-523f1b34e65} ?
It showed up in a list of programs that have valid uninstallers on my system. I recognize all of the others in the list. But, this one here, what the hell is it. I did a quick search and I get that it's part of a command line, but it also seems it could be part of malware or ransomware.
Should I remove it?
Is it safe?
Is it safe to remove?
or,
Is it a part of an adware removal program?
Help!It's on my system running Windows 7 64bit.
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Richard
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Thank you for your question. My name is ***** ***** I look forward to assisting you.

This is a update directory windows uses and generally deletes once it has completed. When you see this directory still there it means the update failed at one time and it was not able to update and therefore it did not delete the folder.

If you go to start, control panel, updates, are you seeing an error there?

Please let me know

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