This article describes the Microsoft Office Communicator 2005 issues that are fixed in the hotfix rollup package that is dated December 20, 2007.
This article describes the following items about the hotfix rollup package:
- The issues that the hotfix rollup package fixes.
- The prerequisites for installing the hotfix rollup package.
- Whether you must restart the computer after you install the hotfix rollup package.
- Whether the hotfix rollup package is replaced by any other hotfix rollup package.
- Whether you must make any registry changes.
- The files that the hotfix rollup package contains.
This article describes the Microsoft Office Communicator 2005 hotfix rollup package that is dated December 20, 2007.
Issues that the hotfix package fixes
This hotfix package fixes the following issue:
Communicator 2005 crashes when you try to transfer multiple files to a contact
This hotfix package fixes the following issues:
Your telephone calls are not forwarded after you sign in to Communicator 2005
A contact cannot be found in Communicator 2005
A short delay is experienced before music or a voice message is heard in Communicator 2005
Advanced VoIP calling features are unavailable in Office Communicator 2005
The status indicator may incorrectly display the Away status for your presence status in Communicator 2005
Communicator 2005 may quit unexpectedly when it tries to retrieve the free/busy information from an Outlook calendar
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
You cannot use Communicator 2005 to participate in a video conversation with Communicator 2007
Internet Explorer unexpectedly closes when you refresh a Web page
A telephone number may contain a clock icon instead of the number zero in Communicator 2005
Error message when you try to shut down Windows: "End Program-WMS Idle"
You experience poor video quality in Communicator 2005 running through a multipoint control unit
Communicator 2005 responds to invitations to conversations with a "Busy" reply
Communicator 2005 stops responding during a video conversation with Communicator 2007
Communicator 2005 contact list may incorrectly list a contact as "Status unknown"
Error message when you try to use Communicator 2005 to log on to Live Communications Server 2005: "Signing in to SIP failed"
The font in Communicator 2005 dialog boxes is very large if you install the Multilingual User Interface Pack for Communicator 2005
Communicator 2005 does not start on a Windows 2000-based computer
A custom help option that uses a fully qualified domain name does not work in Communicator 2005
An access violation error may occur when you try to exit Communicator 2005
You see a black screen or a still video image after a video works briefly in Communicator 2005
Information for users is incorrectly displayed in Office Communicator 2005
The conversation history is cluttered and is difficult to read in Communicator 2005 when Communicator 2007 is used to initiate a conversation and when Multiparty IM is used
A Communicator 2007 user cannot add a video to an audio call that is between a Communicator 2007 client and a Communicator 2005 client
Error message when you send two messages in Communicator 2005: "The following message could not be delivered to all recipients"
Error message when you send an instant message to a contact in Communicator 2005: "The following message could not be delivered to all recipients, possibly because one or more persons are offline"
Outlook or Word incorrectly displays the presence status of a Communicator 2005 contact
You cannot automatically sign in to Communicator 2005 on a Windows Vista-based computer when the "Automatically open the main window when Communicator starts" check box is not selected in Communicator 2005
Communicator 2005 client computers may send many DNS queries for the name of the Live Communications Server 2005 pool
Communicator 2005 crashes during a file-transfer operation between two Communicator 2005 client computers
The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Download the Communicator.msp package now.
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Release Date: December 20, 2007
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How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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Microsoft Office Communicator 2005 must be installed before you apply this hotfix.
You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix package replaces the following hotfix package:
To use one of the hotfixes in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.
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 global version of this hotfix uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the hotfix. The dates and the 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.
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When you apply the hotfix, make sure that the REINSTALL=ALL
switch and the REINSTALLMODE=vomus
switch are set according to the following example:
Msiexec /P Communicator.msp REINSTALL=ALL REINSTALLMODE=vomus
This procedure helps 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 software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates