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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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Is there a way to clear the chatbox in lync (skype for business)?

Is there a way to clear the chatbox in lync (skype for business)? So that messages cannot be seen anymore?
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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 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 connection?...
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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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Skype for Business & Lync 2010 Compatibility

I am looking at upgrading to Skype for Business (which is part of Office 2016) with my MSDN license at work. Currently we are using the 2010 version of Lync Server. Will Skype for Business connect to ...
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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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Skype for business: is there anyway to make chat rooms function more like Slack?

Is there anyway to set up chatrooms in Skype for business (previously Lync) so that they are sticky (always open) and will notify all the members when a new message is written? Something like writing @...
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Prevent Lync 2010/Skype for business from auto muting me when joining conference call

So my headset at work has an inline switch to mute the microphone, which I've gotten into the habit of using to talk when doing conference calls. My employer has switched all conference calls to Lync/...
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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 32-...
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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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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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What is the address of a persistent chat in Lync?

I am able to open a chat or group chat in Lync via the commandline using start sip:tim@mail.com how can I do a similar thing for a group persistent chat?
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Skype for business federation difficulty, federation works to limited partners

Maybe just a simple question but for me, it's quite a brain breaker at this moment. Situation: We have a working Lync 2013 server environment, including an (I think) properly set up Edge server. ...
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How to adjust volumes in a multi-point Lync call?

In multi-point conference calls, volumes of the participants tend to be random. For example: A participant may have a more sensitive microphone (or higher gain) than others. When this participant ...
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Tag a contact to notify for any status change in Lync 2010

Is it possible to tag a contact for any status change (Away, Busy, Offline) and not just limited to when a contact becomes available? To elaborate, Lync to notify even when a contact status changes to ...
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How to disable Outlook 2016 Skype-for-Business auto-join meetings

In my corp, we have Outlook 2016 with a the Skype-for-Business 2016 plugin, which lets me create and meetings from outlook meetings. Recently, I noticed that whenever a skype-enable meeting arrives, ...
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How to disable instant messaging in OWA?

I use both OWA (Outlook Web Access) and Lync on a Mac. Problem is that instant messages popup in the OWA window whenever it is open, which interferes with any threads I have open in Lync. I'd rather ...
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Skype for business group calls (HD and non HD) possible with online plan 1?

I think about using Skype for business in our company. After comparing their licensing models I came across one feature which is called "Group HD video calling" which is obviously not possible with ...
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Disable Server Check for Metro Lync with OCS 2007 R2

Is it possible to disable server check with the Metro version of Lync from the Windows Store? I have Lync 2010 and 2013 Desktop clients where the registry keys work, but not with the Metro Lync. I ...
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Using Skype for Business (Lync) for screen sharing

In the past I have used Google Hangout or Mikogo for remote assistance and video conferencing. Now my company is switching to Office 365 which includes Skype for Business. I have tried Skype for ...
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Check installed MS Lync version from the registry

To check the version of outlook that is installed, we have a nice 'centralized' registry key: HKCR\Outlook.Application\CurVer = "Outlook.Application.XX" By 'centralized', I mean that the key's path ...
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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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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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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.
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Are there some external HD cameras available for Lync or Skype for Biz?

Wondering if there are some external HD cameras, s.a. those that can be mounted on a tripod (e.g. some prosumer digital cameras or handycams) that can provide the USB video feed for Lync or Skype for ...