Erwin Bierens

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Powerpoint opens off-screen

Today i was running in to a problem when starting powerpoint, it appears to open off the screen (probally an issue because of the use of external monitors at work). The Powerpoint icon appears on the taskbar, and when I click it a window appears to fly off the right-hand side of the screen. When I click again I saw the same window fly back to the task bar.

Microsoft Lync Connectivity Analyzer

LCA Yesterday June 13 2017 Microsoft announced the retirement of the Lync Connectivity Analyzer, and will be no longer available for public download. I’ve uploaded the latest version on my host. You can Download LyncConnectivityAnalyzer it right here. What can you do with this tool? This tool can help you to test both your internal and external network for the Lync Apps which are available via both the Windows Store and several other stores for mobile devices such as the MarketPlace.

Security Updates Skype for Business (Lync) Client - June 2017

During patch Tuesday Microsoft released two security patches for Skype for Business and one for Lync 2013. Security update for Skype for Business 2016 Summary This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Office file. To learn more about these vulnerabilities, see Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2017-0283. **Note** To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Skype for Business 2016 installed on the computer.

Disable .NET Framework 4.7 from Windows Update

Microsoft posted a blog about .NET 4.7 with Exchange is not supported yet. (link) About the .NET Framework 4.7 The .NET Framework 4.7 is an in-place upgrade to versions 4, 4.5, 4.5.1, 4.5.2, 4.6, 4.6.1, and 4.6.2 of the .NET Framework. In case of Exchange we will need to block the automatic installation through Windows Update of the .NET Framework 4.7 patch. These steps describes how to perform this blocking action.

Configuring SEFAUtil - Skype for Business

What is SEFA Util SEFAUtil (secondary extension feature activation) is a command-line tool that enables Skype for Business Server 2015 communications software administrators and helpdesk agents to configure delegate-ringing, call-forwarding, simultaneous ringing, team-call settings and group call pickup on behalf of a Skype for Business Server 2015 user. The tool also allows administrators to query the call-routing settings that are published for a particular user.The SEFAUtil tool allows the administrator to enable/disable/modify call forwarding or simultaneously ringing on behalf of the user.