Updates to Office Live Meeting and the Outlook Conferencing Add-In

The July, 2010 updates to the Office Live Meeting client and the Outlook Conferencing Add-In are available.  This is in addition to the previously released July 2010 Updates to Communicator and OCS Server (Cumulative Update 6).

Office Live Meeting Window Client

Download the Microsoft Office Live Meeting 2007 client (http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/help/download-the-microsoft-office-live-meeting-2007-client-HA010173383.aspx).  This update installed version 8.0.6362.190 from the [...]

How to Schedule a Communicator Conference with Communicator 2007 R2

There is a lot of functionality built into the Microsoft Office Live Meeting client, and frankly all that functionality can present a usability challenge for some users who are just trying to have a basic multi-party conference. For smaller meetings, and specifically where the primary need is an instant messaging, audio, or video conference, a [...]

January 2010 Updates for Live Meeting and the Live Meeting Conferencing Add-In (64-bit Now Available)

The January 2010 updates are available the Office Live Meeting Console and the Live Meeting Outlook Conferencing Add-In. Thanks to Aaron Tiensivu for catching this recent update to the Office Live Meeting Console and the Outlook Conferencing Add-In.

The Live Meeting Outlook Conferencing Add-In update makes available a 64-bit version which works with the 64-bit version [...]

Office 2010 Beta Integration with Communicator R2 & the Live Meeting Add-In

January 18, 2010 Update:  the January 2010 updates for the Live Meeting Console and the Live Meeting Conferencing Add-In are available.  The Conferencing Add-In update contains a 64-bit version which integrates with the Office 2010 Beta.
 
January 13, 2010 Update: the recently released January 2010 update to the Communicator 2007 R2 client (version 3.5.6907.83) fixes some [...]

Microsoft UC Client Deployment Script

After a lengthy work in progress, I am pleased to share a Microsoft Unified Communications Client Deployment script that I think will help some deployments rollout Office Communicator, Office Live Meeting, and the Office Live Meeting Outlook Add-In.

You can view the script, download it, and read about the features here. It is 1500+ lines of [...]

Customizing Live Meeting Integration with Communicator

If you are deploying Office Live Meeting along with Office Communicator, you might want to customize the integration with Communicator.  For example, you might want to customize the right-click menu item that appears in Communicator to start an OCS Live Meeting (e.g. “Share Information Using Live Meeting”) to better differentiate from the right-click menu option [...]

Issue Launching the Live Meeting Client for Hosted Live Meetings

On a desktop I use regularly, I had a nagging Live Meeting issue when trying to attend a hosted Live Meeting. After clicking the “Join Meeting” link I received the following error:

I had always assumed the root cause was that the Live Meeting client was getting confused between on-premise and  hosted live meetings because I [...]

Provisioning Office Communicator and Office Live Meeting

After OCS is deployed and the Office Communicator and Office Live Meeting clients are being rolled out to your users, the next question you will likely have is how do I configure the Communicator client for users so that it is tailored for my environment?  This can be a challenging task in an diverse environment.

Practically, [...]

September 2009 Updates Available for Office Live Meeting

New updates are available for the Office Live Meeting Console and the Live Meeting Outlook Conferencing Add-In.  Both updates replace version 8.0.6362.140 (which was the July 2009 update) with 8.0.6362.143.

The Live Meeting Console:

Download the Microsoft Office Live Meeting 2007 client
Description of the Windows-based Live Meeting 2007 client update package: September 2009

This update addresses a problem [...]

Communicator and Live Meeting Client Version Tool

One of the first things that should be done when debugging any client side issues with Office Communicator, Office Live Meeting, or the Office Live Meeting Outlook Add-In is to know what versions of each client the user is running. 

Rather than have the user open each application and do a “Help | About” and tediously [...]