Lync is Microsoft's Unified communications Solution. Providing IM & Presence, Video conferencing, Enterprise voice, Office integration and Mobile apps as clients (iOS, Android, WP7, Symbian).

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How to make Microsoft Lync instant messenger open reliably?

Often I try to open Lync 2010, but nothing happens. On inspection in task manager, there are several communicator.exe processes in task manager. How can I stop this happening, so Lync window opens ...
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Lync 2010, Group Chat deployment doubts

We currently support Microsoft Lync 2010 infrastructure. We are considering deploying Group Chat in order to provide persistent chat. Can not simply add the Group Chat services to the existing Lync ...
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Difference between Lync Basic and Lync Regular when upgraded to Skype for business

I have 10 workstations that had Lync Basic, and 10 workstations that had the full Lync client. Now that I deployed patches, they are both Skype For Business. Is there any difference between the ...
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(Windows 8.1) Launch a specific software if IP address is 192.168.49.*

I know there's is a way to launch an executable when specific condition are met, but i'm not familiar with programming. Is there a way to launch a software, in my case Skype For Business if my local ...
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Lync 2013 can no longer archive converstations

I have Lync 2013 installed on my Windows 7 work machine, which I believe was installed on my machine from day one. A few weeks ago I upgrade the rest of Office to 2013, I believe it was at 2010 ...
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Why won't Lync 2013 connect when I am on an office network, but if I tether it to my iPhone, it works fine?

If I connect to the network via the office network (either office Wifi or ethernet), Lync 2013 will not connect. It states: However, if I connect my laptop to either the Wifi network from the ...
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How to auto save conversation in MS office communicator 2007 R2 like in Lync?

I am using MS office communicator 2007 R2. Every time when i do chatting from this tool all previous communication history not gets available. I have used Lync previously which auto store all the ...
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Lync multiple sign in with virtual desktop, missing notifications

We use Lync for company communications and I've recently been switched to working via a virtual desktop (VMWare). I'm now having issues where new message / conversation notifications are only being ...
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Lync keeps dropping because of D-Link DIR-601 router. How to configure firewall to fix this?

I saw this article, and it's exactly my problem, but my settings are a bit different and nothing seems to have fixed it so far. Why does my D-Link Router keeps dropping my Outlook and Lync ...
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Office 365 Lync Startup

I am trying to get Lync 365 to open on our users computers during Start up, as of yet i have not found a solution to my problem, i have seen some solutions for Lync Server, We have around 20+ ...
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How to send a shake, nudge, or buzz in Lync?

I have tried do some search and also configure it in Lync but it still doesn't work. Does anyone know how to send someone a shake, nudge, or buzz in Lync? Thank you
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How to retrieve all messages from someone using lync

How can I get all messages from a person I have lync-ed, please?
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Lync Juniper Split tunneling

How do you create a Split tunnel on Juniper VPN, what IPs do you block?
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VOIP (Skype, Lync) 'stutters' with my ISP. How can I prove it?

When I am on VOIP calls (Skype or Lync) most of the time the calls suffer quality issues where the person on the other end cuts out. 4 perfect seconds, then 1 to 1/2 a second of what the other person ...
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“Call” Button in Lync Contact List

Does anybody know of a way to hide or otherwise remove the "Call" button that appears on the right-hand side when hovering over a contact in the Contact List in Lync? A stray mouse click rings the ...
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Hiding “speaker gallery” in Skype For Business?

Now that Microsoft have forcibly "upgraded" Lync to Skype For Business, it looks like I can no longer hide the "speaker gallery" when I'm on a voice call. I get a list of big pictures of the people ...
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Is there any way to get around incompatibilities for Microsoft Lync without uninstalling other Microsoft software?

I need to install Microsoft Lync. I am using a 64-bit Windows 8.1 system, and I have tried installing both the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Microsoft Lync Basic 2013. When I try to install the ...
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How to break Lync / Cisco IP Softphone interaction when placing a call from Lync?

I have the following VoIP configuration on my Windows 8.1: a Lync 2013 client (connected to an OCS server) Cisco IP Phone (for PSTN calls) a speakerphone (speaker & microphone, namely a Jabra ...
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Is it possible to 'Paste Without Formatting' in MS Lync?

I use a Dark Theme in Visual Studios, and if I copy a snippet of code and paste it into Lync it saves the formatting of the font itself-- so I get a bunch of white font on a white background. I have ...
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When controlling a remote computer in a Lync presentation, my local keyboard layout is ignored

When remoting into a computer using RDP, GoTo Assist, Bomgar, and most other assistance tools the local keyboard layout is properly translated to the remote computer. However, when taking control of a ...
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Can multiple Lync users all share their screens simultaneously?

It is clear how one may share a single screen among multiple users in a Lync meeting, but is it possible for every user in a Lync meeting to share their screen simultaneously, wherein the presentation ...
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From within a bash, bat, or powershell script is it possible to get the last IM message sent to you within Lync?

I use Outlook and Lync 2013. I have msys bash installed, and I have a script that runs a while(1) loop that sends Growl notifications whenever an IM is sent (it reads the ugly Lync log files). I'd ...
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Lync for IT support - problems with UAC prompts

I want to do IT-Support with Microsoft Lync Desktop sharing. Only problem, I have to disable UAC, because if UAC is enabled I get a black screen and the user has to click to accept, what I want to do. ...
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Lync client 2010 and VPN firewall rule

I am running Lync client 2010 (4.0.7577.4598) on Windows 7 x64. The server for this is a corporate one, and in parallel I use a Juniper VPN to access the corporate intranet and other resources. ...
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Duration of status alert changes in Lync 2013

When I turn on the status change alerts in Lync for one of my contacts and then their status changes, the alert pops up for only a few seconds and then disappears. If I am away from my computer for ...
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How do I join a Lync/Skype for business online meeting without a microphone?

The meeting is a presentation rather than a conference call and therefore no microphone is needed to provide feedback. Joining the call results in a Lync/Skype For Business error that there is no ...
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Default encoding for Lync 2013/Skype for Business

My company uses Lync 2013 for its intra-office messaging system. I work on service tickets and often interact with those who file the tickets through Lync. Part of my job is documenting the ...
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How to set default phone?

I have Lync 2013 (15.0.4701.1000), not Skype for Business. We don't use Lync to call outside the company, we have phones for that. I have my phone configured in my phones inside: Options => Phones ...
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Screensharing between Skype for Business and older versions of Lync

Microsoft's Lync messenger is being replaced by Skype for Business. Skype for Business is supposed to be a seamless, backwards compatible transition and is often referred to as Skype for Business ...
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UCWA return different presence under different logins

I use UCWA in my project to get presence information from Lync (Skype for business). The problem is, when i use one login to get access to UCWA, I get all the presence info I get when a using Lync ...
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Change Mac phone call defaults

I have Lync for Mac installed on my machine. When I try to make a phone call from the Mac messages application , it routes me to the Lync to make the calls and fails. How can I change this setting to ...
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How can I change the default conference number that lync provides?

Lync 2013 Client - Lync 2010 Server When I create a meeting in Lync 2013 and navigate to Meeting Options -> Meeting Entry Info, the dial-in number I see is for a different country. Is there an easy ...
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How to remove toast notification for Lync on OSX?

Whenever somebody sends me a Lync message when Lync doesn't have focus, I get a toast notification in the lower right side of the screen. I really only want a badge icon and a single bounce, not a ...
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How to send nice links over Lync?

When I email and intend to send over an URL, I always go CTRLK and type in what's to be seen and what's to be linked. It creates a lot less insanity in the readers' minds. How, attempting to do the ...
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Deploying webcams with Lync via RDP

I am currently working on an IT project for my internship regarding the implementation of webcams and Lync via RDP on thin-clients. The goal is to let users, who are logged in on a thin-client via ...
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How can I remove Lync Web App Plug-in

I'm trying to remove Lync Web App Plugin from add-remove programs, but when I try uninstall I get the following message: The feauture you are trying to use is on a network resource that is ...
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How to setup Lync 2013 so that messages are delivered to both the iPhone and the Desktop?

We have Lync 2013 at work, messages that I get on the desktop when Lync on my phone is off, I get on my desktop, but not on my phone; but when my phone is on, I get the messages on both my desktop and ...
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Lync Contacts on Skype not found via AppleScript

When I run the following AppleScript my Lync contacts (added to Skype and visible in my contacts list) are not returned, only native Skype contacts: tell application "Skype" ...
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How to disable the merging of information between a Lync client and Outlook (on the client)?

I use Lync and Outlook 2013 in an enterprise environment. The information visible in the user card on Lync is a merge between the information from AD and the ones from my personal contacts in Outlook. ...
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enabling the notification when you are removed from lync group chat

Is it possible to get a notification when removed from group chat similar to group chat invite notification ?
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why Microsoft Lync presentation(sharing) is not available from my partner window

the following is the screen shot i see but i want my partner in chat share with me her screen , but she says this buttons are not available for her. I am using Lync 2013 . what would be case?
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Devices showing only as “Other Device” and “Custom device”

I'm using Lync 2013, alternating between 2 devices: Headset - Microsoft LifeChat LX-3000 "Speakerphone" made out of: My computer's speakers (Realtek High Definition Audio) Microphone of my ...
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Lync 2013 (in VDI) Audio Issue

We have a Citrix VDI environment where users log in using Citrix Receiver on their VDI. In their VDI (Windows 7,) Lync 2013 does not play notification sounds for incoming messages. I have checked the ...
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How do I install Lync?

I just installed Office 2013 for Home and Business On Windows 7. However Lync didn't get installed. How do I install Lync? I tried this but I don't have an Office 365 account.
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Chrome copies address bar contents as a link

When I copy URL of current page from address bar Chrome doesn't copy it as a plain text. As a result when I have to send it on Microsoft Lync, the link is pasted twice. Below is the screen grab of ...
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How to stop Lync from appearing in frequent application list

I have Microsoft Lync 2010 installed on my Windows 7 computer and it is set to start when Windows starts. This setting causes Lync to get in most frequent used application list in the start menu. ...
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Lync for OS X: group order

Is there a way to change the order in which groups are displayed in the Lync contact list? I am using Lync 14.0.2.