Exchange 2013 CU23 VC++ redistributable dependency conflict with VS redist 2019

Velan R 1 Reputation point
2021-12-10T07:08:07.133+00:00

Dear all,

I have Exchange 2013 CU23 running in Windows 2012 R2.
It already has Visual C++ Redistributable 2012 & 2013 as part of the Exchange 2013 & CU23 dependencies (Edge role).

I am upgrading my backup agent in the Exchange server, which requires Visual Studio 2019 Redistributable version 14.25.28508 , or higher, to be installed.

After checking in the Microsoft website , it is actually pointing to Visual C++ Redistributable 2019.

Will installing VC++ 2019 Redist, affect (or give issues to) my Exchange dependency to VC++ 2013?
Any issues on this?

Thank you,

Velan.

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  1. Yuki Sun-MSFT 40,096 Reputation points
    2021-12-13T02:20:06.567+00:00

    Hi @Velan R ,

    Will installing VC++ 2019 Redist, affect (or give issues to) my Exchange dependency to VC++ 2013?

    Exchange 2013 CU23 does require Visual C++ Redistributable 2012 & 2013, but this doesn't mean other versions of Visual C++ Redistributable cannot be installed on the same machine. Moreover, Visual C++ is not listed in the Exchange Server supportability matrix.

    So above all, you can have Visual C++ Redistributable 2019 installed together with Visual C++ 2012 & 2013 without affecting the Exchange server.


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