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multiple versions of VC++ runtimes (2005, 2008, 2010, 2012) get installed with Backup Exec Agent

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We have Backup Exec Appliacen with BE15 R4.  it has been obesered that along with the BE Agent installation VC++ various version also installed. Need to get confirmation on 

if VC++ 2005 is required for any functionality of Backup Exec.

VC++2005 is End of support and is considered End of Life from Microsoft and is highly vulnerable. We have been asked to uninstall it or get justification regarding retaining it from vendors.


Kindly let us know if uninstalling VC++2005 would cause any adverse effect on Backup Exec agent, else please give us justification from  for retaining it.