Skype for Business 2015 (Lync 2013) crashes when you use French language to send an IM to a distribution group

Applies to: Skype for Business 2015Microsoft Lync 2013

Symptoms


Assume that you set the language to French for Microsoft Skype for Business 2015 (Lync 2013). When you send an instant message (IM) to a distribution group that has at least two people offline, Skype for Business 2015 (Lync 2013) crashes.

Resolution


To fix this issue, install the December 6, 2016, update (KB3127976) for Skype for Business 2015 (Lync 2013).

Note Lync 2013 was upgraded to Skype for Business in April 2015.