The long-term fix for Skype for Business 2015 (Lync 2013) crashes when you receive a content from a third-party RDP implementation

Applies to: Skype for Business 2015Microsoft Lync 2013

Symptoms


Assume that you view a screen sharing from a third-party remote desktop protocol (RDP) implementation (for example, Cisco, Acanovmr, or Pexip) in Microsoft Skype for Business 2015 (Lync 2013), and the sharer's resolution is lower than yours. Then, you try to zoom into the content to make it fill the whole stage. In this situation, a crash occurs in your side unexpectedly.

Resolution


To fix this issue, install the February 7, 2017, update (KB3161988) for Skype for Business.

Note Lync 2013 was upgraded to Skype for Business in April 2015.