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Error message when you try to join an online meeting on a Lync for Mac 2011-based device

Assume that you click a URL to join an online meeting in Microsoft Lync for Mac 2011. In this situation, the meeting webpage opens, however, you cannot join the meeting and receive the following error message:
Unable to connect. Try connecting to the online meeting by using the Web browser that is currently open.

Note This issue occurs intermittently.
To resolve this issue, install one of the updates that are described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) articles:
2844274 Description of the Microsoft Lync for Mac 2011 14.0.5 update

2836517 Description of the Microsoft Lync for Mac 2011 14.0.4 Hotfix 1

The third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, about the performance or reliability of these products.

Article ID: 2837047 - Last Review: 06/05/2013 22:14:00 - Revision: 2.0

Microsoft Lync for Mac 2011

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