EEM Installed Microsoft VC++ 2005? Do I need it?

Document ID : KB000013254
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Introduction:

We installed EEM 12.51.4.16 on a VM and a security scan identified Microsoft VC++ 2005. Security would like us to remove it. Was this installed with EEM? Can the product still work if it is removed?

Question:

EEM Installed Microsoft VC++ 2005? Can we remove it?

Environment:
Windows
Answer:

 Microsoft C++ 2005 libraries can be removed. It is not being used for EEM. It is used however for the installation of EEM.