Method 1 Disable the automatic start of Office Communicator 2007 R2 when Windows starts. Then, 60 seconds after Windows starts, manually start Office Communicator 2007 R2.
Method 2 60 seconds after Windows starts, close and then re-start Office Communicator 2007 R2.
Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Method 3 Configure the registry entry
Delay_Sec in the
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Advanced\DelayedApps registry subkey. To do this, follow these steps:
- Click Start, and then click
- In the Open box, type
regedit, and then press ENTER.
- Locate and then click the following registry subkey:
- Right-click Delay_Sec, and then click
- In the Value data box, type
0, and then click OK.
Note The default value in the Value data box is 60.
Note To complete the update to the
Delay_Sec registry value, you must log on to the computer as the local administrator. Then, change the ownership of the DelayedApps registry subkey to the local administrator's account. On the Owner tab of the
Advance Security Settings for DelayedApps dialog box, make sure that the Replace owner on subcontainers and objects check box is selected before you apply the changes.
Article ID: 976054 - Last Review: Dec 11, 2009 - Revision: 1