Microsoft KB Archive/929000

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Article ID: 929000

Article Last Modified on 5/22/2007


  • 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 February 16, 2007.


Issues that the hotfix package fixes

This hotfix package fixes the following issues:

  • 932548 A custom help option that uses a fully qualified domain name does not work in Communicator 2005

  • 932550 An access violation error may occur when you try to exit Communicator 2005

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


Hotfix information

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
[GRAPHIC: Download]Download the Communicator.msp package now. Release Date: February 16, 2007

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services

Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.


The following list contains prerequisites for the hotfix package:

  • Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2 (SP2) or Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition SP2.

    For more information about how to obtain Windows XP SP2, 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 Service Pack 4 (SP4)

    For more information about how to obtain Windows 2000 SP4, 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 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

    For more information about how to obtain Windows Server 2003 SP1, 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

Restart information

You do not have to restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix was replaced by the following hotfix:

Registry information

To use one of the hotfixes in this package, you must either create a registry key or modify a registry key.

File information

This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This hotfix contains only the files that you must have to correct the issues that are listed in this article.

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it 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.

File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Communicator.exe 1.0.559.216 3,900,776 02-Feb-2007 02:31 x86
Lcapi.dll 1.0.559.216 1,367,896 02-Feb-2007 02:31 x86
Lcimsp.dll 1.0.559.216 226,136 02-Feb-2007 02:31 x86
Lcmedia.dll 1.0.559.216 2,459,480 02-Feb-2007 02:31 x86
Lcmsgsc.dll 1.0.559.216 117,592 02-Feb-2007 02:31 x86

When you apply the hotfix, make sure that the REINSTALL=ALL and REINSTALLMODE=vomus switches are set as in the following example:

Msiexec /P Communicator.msp REINSTALL=ALL REINSTALLMODE=vomus

This procedure will help make sure that the hotfix is applied correctly across all supported operating systems.

For more information about how to install this hotfix, see the Readme.txt file that is included in the hotfix package. 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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