Microsoft KB Archive/928606
Article ID: 928606
Article Last Modified on 11/15/2007
- Microsoft Office Communicator 2005
This article describes the Microsoft Office Communicator 2005 issues that are fixed in the Communicator 2005 hotfix package that is dated October 26, 2006.
This article describes the following items about the hotfix package:
- The issues that the hotfix package fixes.
- The prerequisites for installing the hotfix package.
- Whether you must restart the computer after you install the hotfix package.
- Whether the hotfix package is replaced by any other hotfix package.
- Whether you must make any registry changes.
- The files that the hotfix package contains.
List of issues fixed
This hotfix package fixes the following issue:
926796 Communicator 2005 may randomly select an IP address that passed through a WAN link
This hotfix package also fixes the following issues:
923829 Error message when you try to use Communicator 2005 to log on to Live Communications Server 2005:"Signing in to SIP failed"
925710 Communicator 2005 does not start on a Windows 2000-based computer
923636 Communicator 2005 contact list may incorrectly list a contact as"Status unknown"
905158 Your telephone calls are not forwarded after you sign in to Communicator 2005
905159 Some of the audio control buttons are missing when you resize the Conversation dialog box to its minimum size in Communicator 2005
905160 A contact cannot be found in Communicator 2005
909087 A short delay is experienced before music or a voice message is heard in Communicator 2005
910790 Advanced VoIP calling features are unavailable in Office Communicator 2005
911976 The status indicator may incorrectly display the Away status for your presence status in Communicator 2005
913282 Communicator 2005 may quit unexpectedly when it tries to retrieve the free/busy information from an Outlook calendar
913283 You can use a copy-and-paste operation to transfer the contents of a file when a policy that disables file transfers is applied to a computer that is running Communicator 2005
915585 Internet Explorer unexpectedly closes when you refresh a Web page
920917 A telephone number may contain a clock icon instead of the number zero in Communicator 2005
921113 Error message when you try to shut down Windows:"End Program-WMS Idle"
922479 You experience poor video quality in Communicator 2005 running through a multipoint control unit
922505 Communicator 2005 responds to invitations to conversations with a"Busy" reply
922544 Communicator 2005 stops responding during a video conversation with Communicator 2007
A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that this article describes. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.
To resolve this problem, submit a request to Microsoft Online Customer Services to obtain the hotfix. To submit an online request to obtain the hotfix, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Note If additional issues occur or any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. To create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
You must have one of the following items installed to apply this hotfix package:
- Microsoft Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 1 (SP1), Microsoft Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 2 (SP2), or Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
For more information about how to obtain the latest service pack for Windows XP, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322389 How to obtain the latest Windows XP service pack
- Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional with Service Pack 4 (SP4)
For more information about how to obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to obtain the latest Windows 2000 service pack
- Microsoft Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1 (SP1)
For more information about how to obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
889100 How to obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003
You do not have to restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix is not replaced by any later hotfix.
To use one of the hotfixes in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.
This hotfix package may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This hotfix package contains only the files that you must have to correct the issues that are listed in this article.
The global version of this hotfix uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the hotfix. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in the following table. When you view the file information, the date is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
After the hotfix is installed, the global version of this hotfix has the file attributes, or a later version of the file attributes, that are listed in the following table:
|File name||File version||File size||Date||Time|
When you apply the hotfix, make sure that the REINSTALL=ALL switch and the REINSTALLMODE=vomus switch are set. For example, use the following command line when you install this hotfix:
Msiexec /P Communicator.msp REINSTALL=ALL REINSTALLMODE=vomus
When you do this, the hotfix will be applied correctly across all supported operating systems.
For more information about the terminology that Microsoft uses for software that is corrected after it is released, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
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