August 2014 update for Lync 2013 (KB2881070)

Applies to: Microsoft Lync 2013

This update KB2881070 resolves a list of issues. This update version is 15.0.4641.1000. Check out the Known issues that may occur after you install this update and the prerequisites before you install the update.

Get the update KB2881070 for Lync 2013


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How to install the update


Prerequisites

To install this Lync 2013 update, make sure that the following updates are installed:

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Restart information

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

Issues that the update fixes


This update resolves the following issues:
  • 2985514 Lync 2013 signs out and then signs in every 30 minutes
  • 2985513 Lync 2013 crashes when you manipulate a pivot table field during an Excel worksheet presentation
  • 2985512 Error "Event ID from source Lync cannot be found" instead of event logs from Lync 2013 appears in Event Viewer
  • 2981755 Cannot join a meeting by using Lync 2013 when the ACP MCU services are running on multiple front-end servers
  • 2981754 Cannot send CER data when a user cannot join meetings in Lync 2013
  • 2981753 Lync 2013 meeting issues after you install Lync Meeting Add-in for Office 2013
  • 2981752 Cannot select audio device during a VoIP call in Lync 2013 when a user is enabled for RCC
  • 2981751 Lync 2013 does not display telephone number of an Outlook 2010 contact in the contact card
  • 2981750 An update enables Lync 2013 users to select the default unselected check boxes for saving instant message and call logs
  • 2981749 Artifacts remain in chat input area in Lync 2013 after an instant message is sent
  • 2981748 Lync 2013 dials the number that calls are forwarded to instead of the last dialed number
  • 2981747 A user's work number is listed in the "Forward Calls To" list in Lync 2013
  • 2981746 Cannot paste data from a webpage to Lync 2013 conversation window
  • 2981745 Can’t join online meeting that is created in a non-federated organization by using Lync 2013
  • 2981743 Can't sign in to Lync 2013 by using a cached certificate in Lync online hybrid deployment

Additionally, this update resolves the Lync 2013 issues that are described in the following KB articles:
  • 2881013 MS14-036: Description of the security update for Microsoft Lync 2013: June 10, 2014
  • 2880980 Update 2880980 for Lync 2013: May 2014
  • 2880474 Description of the Lync 2013 update: April 2014
  • 2863908 Description of the Lync 2013 update 2863908: March, 2014
  • 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

Known issues


After you install this update, you may experience the issues that are described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base 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

More Information


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