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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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Skype Room Systems cannot join external SfB meeting when invitation is forwarded

We run Exchange Server 2016 on-prem. The hardware in our rooms is Lenovo Thinksmart Hub 500. We have an issue when the room devices are sent a forwarded invite to a Skype meeting. The device doesn't ...
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Raspberry install Application on Windows PC at boot [closed]

I am not sure if this es even possible or if I just was searching for the wrong term. The Goal is that a Raspberry (or Arduino) controls some LEDs. Which of the LEDs is turned on will be sent by a C#...
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How to see Lync status of the users in Excel

is there a way that i see the Communicator status of the Users in excel ? I deal with so many support teams as part of my daily activities and use Excel a lot. If there is a way I can see the status ...
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Skype for Business client on a Virtual Machine can't connect external inbound calls

I am running the Skype for Business 2016 client on a Windows 7 guest VM on a Linux Mint host. The VM sees the network via VirtualBox NAT. Everything works, except that when I receive a call from an ...
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Can I send myself an IM with Microsoft Lync?

When I am logged into Microsoft Lync on two different computers, is there any way to send myself an IM? Typical use case is simply to send myself links to websites that I wish to open on a different ...
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SfB Mute Individual Chats

I understand this question has been asked before, but I believe I may be using a separate version of Skype than the rest of those asking and being answered. I would like to mute new message alerts ...
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Skype for business recording shows a status of Warning

For the past 2 days, I am having problems with my recordings done with Skype for business, Windows 10. They show a status of Warning (Runtime Error) and when viewed, I can hear the audio, but the ...
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Lync 2013 - When I close 1 window, all windows close

When an IM conversation is finished, I close the conversation. Formerly, only one conversation window would shut down but now all of them close when I click on the x to close one. I have looked at the ...
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Using get-aduser attributes as conditionals

I have a list of employees who need skype access, and Im looking to run a create user script from this list, but only have it run on people who do not have msRTCSIP-UserEnabled as a null value. The ...
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Configuring QoS for Lync on an iptables capable switch on a home network

My "Skype for Business" (i.e. Lync) voice conferencing tends to deteriorate when I upload a file or download a page during a conference and I can't always avoid those activites. My Windows 10 machine ...
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Lync 2013 meeting - choose what to record

Is there a way I can choose how Lync 2013 records? I have a meeting, which involves sharing a secondary monitor, a webcam facing the presenter (not me, as the control point) and a text box inside Lync....
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Lync 2016 user disconnects when joining meetings? [closed]

I'm having a set of users on my network which are getting disconnected from the meetings as they join to the Skype for Business meeting. Could someone please give me an insight on how to resolve this ...
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Avoid giving phone number to Skype for Business (Lync)

I installed latest version of Skype for Business (Lync). It seems I successfully entered into my account, but after that there is a question which I have to answer: What's your phone number? ...
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Microsoft Lync 2010 - Limiting who can contact who

Is there a way to limit who is able to contact who within Lync 2010? Perhaps something based on the AD group? I.E. Members of the Customer Service department can only Lync their supervisors, ...
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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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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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What are the settings for Instantbird's Office Communicator and Lync?

We have Office365 Business and I am trying to hook up Instantbird (beta: 1.6a1pre, which has the new protocol) to use for chat (rather than Skype for Business, a.k.a., Lync). (Incidentally, here are ...
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Skype for Business - Disable “ESC” Keyboard Shortcut

Someone asked this question already but regarding CTRL+ENTER shortcut or CTRL+SHIFT+ENTERer (post Disable control+enter when typing a message in Lync). This is a follow up on that question. In Skype ...
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Is it possible to answer a Skype for Business call from the locked screen?

Is it possible to answer a Skype for Business call (or Lync, as they are closely related) directly from the lock screen of Windows 10 (on a PC)? This would be similar to the functionality available on ...
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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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Lync 2010 screen share is too small when sharer has multiple monitors

I'm running Windows 7 Enterprise with three monitors. If I'm in a meeting with just my laptop (single screen), sharing my screen in Lync works perfectly -- the sent display fills the stage and viewers ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Add a language to spellcheck in Lync

I'm working with Lync and I quite often write message in French & English. My messages are spell-checked well in French but I can't do the same for English. Is there a way to add a language for ...
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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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How to force Skype for Business as a front-end?

I use (as an end-user) Lync 2013 with a Lync 2013 Server infrastructure. A recent Windows update brought Skype for Business as a replacement/alternative for the Lync 2013 client front-end. I ...
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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 32-...
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How To Get Chrome To Open Skype For Business When Clicking On A Lync Url

Just got switched over to "Skype for Business" today. I have a standing meeting with an external client that I connect using a standard Lync meeting url: https://meet.TheirInHostName.com/FirstName....
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How to watch Lync 2013 presentation in full screen?

How can I watch a Lync presentation in fullscreen? This is using Lync 2013. By default it does 'three quarter screen' which makes text difficult to read. My colleagues and I use Lync presentations ...
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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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Can Lync switch audio device for a call in progress?

Microsoft Lync allows to select the primary communication device so I can switch between my USB headset and PC speaker/mic. But the settings is used for new calls only. Is there a possibility to ...
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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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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 saves conversation multiple times

I am using the Lync feature that saves conversations in the "Conversation History" folder in Outlook. During the time that a conversation is open, it gets saved several times, each saved conversation ...
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Can I get Lync to save all conversations

Lync does not save the conversations by default as normal IM applications do. Once the window is closed, the conversation is lost and cannot be recovered, unless one has saved it using Ctrl+S at some ...
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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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Get email address of current logged in user

On my machine (windows 7) I want to set a registry key with the current logged in user email address (e.g. firstname.lastname@mydomain.com). Basically I want to install LYNC silently and predefine the ...
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Did Microsoft remove the option to send a file with Lync 2013?

Until recently we used the Lync option for sending files to transfer big files between our work team members. Today I was looking for this option to send a 30MB file to my colleague, but could not ...
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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 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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Disable control+enter when typing a message in Lync

Is it possible to disable or re-configure the control+enter keyboard shortcut that starts a video call to the user I'm chatting with? I've used this keyboard shortcut to send messages in other IM-...
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how can I have a persistent group chat on lync?

I want to create a group chat just like we can do in Skype. I open a chat to one person, then click on 'invite by name or phone number' and add each user one at a time. Then we can have a group chat. ...