Category Archives: Microsoft Skype for Business

An instant messaging client with video and voice conferencing, integrated with Microsoft Exchange and Office applications

New: Microsoft Skype for Business 1902 16.0.11328.20368

Microsoft Skype for Business 1902 16.0.11328.20368
An instant messaging client with video and voice conferencing, integrated with Microsoft Exchange and Office applications

  • Abort the installation if any Office apps are running, which would block the install
    • We should not force-close apps, because data loss may occur
  • Choose the installation files, based on the Office or OS architecture
  • Install Skype for Business
    • Accept the software license agreement
    • Match the update channel with the existing Office installation (mixed update channels are unsupported)
    • Allow PNG as an output format
    • Suppress sending all usage data to Microsoft
      • Disable telemetry data collection
      • Disable Improve Proofing Tools
      • Suppress sending personal information
      • Disable the Opt-in Wizard on first run
      • Disable the Customer Experience Improvement Program
      • Disable Improved Error Reporting
      • Disallow sending a screenshot of the user’s desktop
      • Suppress sending non-critical error messages
      • Suppress sending critical error messages
  • Close the completion notice, only in Unattended Mode and only if the installation was successful
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New: Microsoft Skype for Business 2016 32-bit Edition

Microsoft Skype for Business 2016 32-bit Edition
An instant messaging client with video and voice conferencing, integrated with Microsoft Exchange and Office applications

  • Install Skype for Business 2016
    • Accept the license agreement
    • Enable automatic activation
    • Suppress the prompt to enable automatic updates
    • Allow PNG as an output format
    • Suppress sending all usage data to Microsoft
      • Disable Improve Proofing Tools
      • Suppress sending personal information
      • Disable the Opt-in Wizard on first run
      • Disable the Customer Experience Improvement Program
      • Disable Improved Error Reporting
      • Disallow sending a screenshot of the user’s desktop
      • Suppress sending non-critical error messages
      • Suppress sending critical error messages
    • Disable the Office First Run Movie
    • Enable the English Optical Character Recognition Modules

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