November 11, 2014 update for Lync 2013 (KB2899507)

Applies to: Microsoft Lync 2013

This update KB2899507 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 KB2899507 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 following issues:
  • 3010340 Video freezes consistently for two second-intervals when you make a video call in Lync 2013
  • 3009723 Incorrect format of string in a trace statement when application sharing session viewers stop viewing in a conference
  • 3009722 Memory leak occurs when you start a peer-to-peer application sharing session in Lync 2013
  • 3009721 Lync 2013 crashes when you join a meeting that is hosted on Lync Server 2010 as an anonymous user
  • 3009719 Lync 2013 freezes when a toast notification of a call appears

Additionally, this update resolves the Lync 2013 issues that are described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles:

  • 2889929 October 2014 update for Lync 2013 (KB2889929)
  • 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

More Information


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