Description of the Lync 2013 update 2863908: March, 2014

Applies to: Microsoft Lync 2013

Introduction


Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Lync 2013. This update provides the latest fixes for Lync 2013. After you install the update, the Lync 2013 version may be displayed as 15.0.4569.1508 or an earlier version such as 15.0.4569.1506.

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.

Issues that the update fixes

This cumulative update resolves the following issue:
2933495 Memory leak occurs during a video call or when you rest the mouse pointer on a video icon in Lync 2013

Additionally, this cumulative update resolves the Lync 2013 issues that are described in the following KB articles:
  • 2817430 Description of Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
  • 2825630 Description of the Lync 2013 update 15.0.4551.1005: November 7, 2013
  • 2817465 MS13-054: Description of the security update for Lync 2013: July 9, 2013
  • 2768004 Description of the Lync 2013 update 15.0.4481.1004: May 2013
  • 2760556 Description of the Lync 2013 update 15.0.4481.1000: March 2013
  • 2760512 Description of the Lync 2013 update: February 2013

More Information


Update information

Known issues

After you install this update, you may experience the issues that are described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) articles:
  • 2898357 Screen readers cannot read aloud keystrokes during a Lync 2013 application or desktop sharing session in Windows
  • 2932389 Persistent Chat file transfer fails between an external user and an internal user in Lync 2013

Prerequisites

To install this Lync 2013 update, make sure that the following updates are installed. For more information about how to download these packages, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
  • 2727096 Description of the Office 2013 update: August 13, 2013
  • 2817624 Description of the Office 2013 update: September 10, 2013
  • 2817626 Description of the Office 2013 update: September 10, 2013

How to obtain and install the update

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

32-bit
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64-bit
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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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