Windows 10: Lync Addon Notice


  1. Posts : 19,819
    Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17083
       25 Mar 2015 #1

    Lync Addon Notice


    Has anyone seen this? I didn't install it so it must have been installed by Windows. This is a bare bones installation without any apps installed by me.

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    Windows 10 Pro X64
       25 Mar 2015 #2
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  3. Posts : 19,819
    Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17083
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       25 Mar 2015 #3

    Thanks, Dude. I don't know why I didn't think of that right off. I've disabled addons before. :)
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    Windows 10 Pro X64
       25 Mar 2015 #4

    No worries, I do that all the time. I do not have that addon. I'm wondering why you got it.
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    Win10 Pro, Win10 Pro N, Win10 Home, Win10 Pro Insider Fast Ring, Windows 8.1 Pro, Ubuntu
       25 Mar 2015 #5

    Wynona said: View Post
    Has anyone seen this? I didn't install it so it must have been installed by Windows. This is a bare bones installation without any apps installed by me.

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    It comes with Office, I got it when I installed OneNote 2013(the desktop version, not the modern app)

    Edit: It's supposed to be fazed out soon for Skype I believe.
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  6.    25 Mar 2015 #6

    Not exactly, Lync is being renamed to Skype for Business.
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       25 Mar 2015 #7

    Cliff S said: View Post
    It comes with Office, I got it when I installed OneNote 2013(the desktop version, not the modern app)

    Edit: It's supposed to be fazed out soon for Skype I believe.
    Hmmmmmmm, I just installed Office 365 this morning (after a clean install of the "official" Preview). And, coincidentally, my first glimpse of this was this morning!

    Did this ever pop up in Windows 7 or 8.1 when installing OneNote 2013?

    Yes, an announcement was made approximately a month ago that Skype will replace Lync. Right now, the apps are in transition and are causing all kinds of havoc among business users. For consumers not so much. :)

    And . . . wait for it . . . there's a Skype addon in the folder along with Lync. I didn't bother it yet, because I may decide to use Skype at some point, if for no reason other than to test it.

    Thanks, Cliff! I am now off to complain! :)
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    Win10 Pro, Win10 Pro N, Win10 Home, Win10 Pro Insider Fast Ring, Windows 8.1 Pro, Ubuntu
       25 Mar 2015 #8

    Did this ever pop up in Windows 7 or 8.1 when installing OneNote 2013?
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