October 2014 update for Lync 2013 (KB2889929)

This update KB2889929 resolves a list of issues. Check out the Known issues that may occur after you install this update and the prerequisites before you install the update.

Get the update KB2889929 for Lync 2013

The update is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center.

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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 issues that are described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles:
  • 3020377 Cannot put a call that is to or from a remote PSTN user on hold in Lync 2013 in a Lync Server 2013 environment
  • 3001545 Issues occur when a user selects content in a history conversation window in Lync 2013
  • 2998659 Update to add recording and gallery view feature in a conversation in Lync 2013 basic
  • 2996298 Update adds a tab in the "Lync – Options" dialog box to manage instant message window related settings in Lync 2013
  • 2996296 Application sharing without audio or video is slow in Lync 2013 when bandwidth is low
  • 2996294 Recorded audio or video content is low-quality or incorrect in Lync 2013
  • 2996293 Update changes the default layout of a Lync 2013 instant message conversation window to narrow mode
  • 2996292 Unexpected time stamps appear when you paste messages from a conversation window in Lync 2013
  • 2996290 Memory leaks during a video call in Lync 2013 when camera's capture resolution is 720p or higher
  • 2996289 PSTN call is disconnected in Lync 2013 when you enable the media bypass setting
  • 2996288 Update enables viewers to automatically rejoin a desktop sharing session in a Lync 2013 conference
  • 2996287 Emoticons generated or typed text loses color or formatting when you paste text in an IM conversation in Lync 2013
  • 2996286 Update changes the format of an instant message that is copied from Lync 2013
  • 2996285 Error "Problem Event Name: APPCRASH, Application Name: lync.exe" when you view desktop sharing in Lync 2013
Additionally, this update resolves the Lync 2013 issues that are described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles:
  • 2889860 September 2014 update for Lync 2013 (KB2889860)
  • 2881070 August 2014 update for Lync 2013 (KB2881070)
  • 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

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Article ID: 2889929 - Last Review: Dec 5, 2014 - Revision: 1

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