Maintaining Lync and SQL

First, my apologies in advance for my being a bit long worded in this post, but I thought this was the best way to communicate and explain this… An issue that has troubled customers for many years is that many of our products use or rely on other products of ours.  While that in itself…


Determining Lync 2013 Client Installed using the Registry

Recently a customer asked me for a way to determine which Lync 2013 client their users had installed (basic vs. full) using the registry.  We don’t have this well documented (ok, to be honest I could not find any documentation on it), so I did some testing in my lab and put together the following…


Issues with Icons After July 2013 Lync 2013 Security Update is Installed

Several customers are reporting an issue after installing the July 2013 Security Update for Lync 2013 related to icons not be rendered correctly or missing entirely. This issue has been found to be related to other updates missing on the workstation, as those other updates are NOT part of the July 2013 Security Update…but are required…


New Features in Lync 2013 Client with July 2013 Security Update

Update December 4, 2013: In the November 2013 update for the Lync 2013 Client, they changed the icon for the Upcoming Meetings list to a mini calendar: ————————————————————————————————————————————————– As I mentioned in my other post about the change to the Lync 2013 System Tray Icon, that change was part of a larger number of changes…


Change in Lync 2013 System Tray Icon with July 2013 Updates

Updated: September 16, 2013 : As mentioned in the comments, the September 2013 update for Lync 2013 reverts the System Tray functionality back to the pre-July 2013 update.  HOWEVER, as also mentioned…a bug causing issues with Outlook was found and the release has been pulled.  They are working on fixing the update and will re-release…