What is lync.exe?

lync.exe is part of Microsoft Office and developed by Microsoft Corporation according to the lync.exe version information.

lync.exe's description is "Skype for Business"

lync.exe is digitally signed by Microsoft Corporation.

lync.exe is usually located in the 'C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\root\Office16\' folder.

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on lync.exe:

PropertyValue
Product nameMicrosoft Office
Company nameMicrosoft Corporation
File descriptionSkype for Business
Internal nameLync
Original filenameLync.exe
Product version16.0.12026.20264
File version16.0.12026.20264

Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:

Product nameMicrosoft Office
Company nameMicrosoft Corporation
File descriptionSkype for Business
Internal nameLync
Original filenameLync.exe
Product version16.0.12026.20264
File version16.0.12026.20264

Digital signatures [?]

lync.exe has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameMicrosoft Corporation
Certificate issuer nameMicrosoft Code Signing PCA
Certificate serial number33000001e37da31f8284dce4a10002000001e3

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Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD50e9564c8fa297c1815ebcee01d245221
SHA256759c22aa78ab51068c548d7851eef4ec88b71e12c7b76b8b6eec241d27a4833d

Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to lync.exe:

lync.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

lync.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

Skype for Business has stopped working.

End Program - lync.exe. This program is not responding.

lync.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

lync.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

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