Description of the Lync 2013 update 15.0.4551.1001: November 12, 2013

Applies to: Microsoft Lync 2013


This article describes update 2817678 for Microsoft Lync 2013 that was released on November 12, 2013. This update version is 15.0.4551.1001.

Note To determine the version of Lync 2013, follow these steps:
  1. In Lync 2013, click the Options button.
  2. On the Help menu, click About Microsoft Lync.

Issue that the update fixes

This update fixes the following issue:
  • Assume that you install a 15.0.4551.1000 version of Lync 2013 or an earlier version of Lync 2013 (either the Click-to-Run or MSI version). You sign in to Lync 2013 by using a Lync Online account in a Lync Online environment in China. In this situation, you cannot open the Lync Help window in Lync 2013.

    • You may receive the following error message when you open the Lync Help window in a MSI version of Lync 2013:
      Help isn’t working, but you can still go to to get the latest and greatest articles, videos, and training courses.
    • You may receive the following message when you open the Lync Help window in a Click-to-Run version of Lync 2013:
      Sorry, that link's broken

    BUG #: 3378109 (Office15)

More Information

How to obtain and install the update

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

Download Download the 32-bit Lynchelploc update package now.

Download Download the 64-bit Lynchelploc update package now.

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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Restart information

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this update.
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