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 version16.0.12624.20466
File version16.0.12624.20466

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 version16.0.12624.20466
File version16.0.12624.20466

Digital signatures [?]

lync.exe has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameMicrosoft Corporation
Certificate issuer nameMicrosoft Code Signing PCA 2010
Certificate serial number33000002ce7c9ace7d905ed2b70000000002ce

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Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD5baa9909cba81fd0cb36568f2cb874d8c
SHA256ca55f9b05054d8003c49cd1fc01cc18b8f68564b30fdc92b3dafd8dfd3d883ac

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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