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15.0.4569.1506 59.71%
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Microsoft Lync Basic 2013

What is Microsoft Lync Basic 2013?  (from Microsoft)

Microsoft Lync Basic 2013 gives you instant messaging (IM), audio and video calls, online meetings, availability (presence) information, and sharing capabilities all from one, easy-to-use program. It’s a slimmer version of the full Lync 2013 client and provides the same core functionality. Lync Basic 2013 provides all ...  Read more


Microsoft Lync Basic 2013 is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 15.0.4569.1506, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named REGPOL.EXE. The setup package generally installs about 63 files and is usually about 260.78 MB (273,451,738 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 42% of users of Microsoft Lync Basic 2013 come from the United States, it is also popular in India and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office 2013\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\OFFICE15\Office Setup Controller\setup.exe" /uninstall LYNCENTRY /dll OSETUP.DLL
Estimated size: 260.78 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Lync Basic 2013

Program executable:REGPOL.EXE
Path:C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\REGPOL.EXE
Additional files:
  • IEAWSDC.DLL - Microsoft Office Template and Media Control (Microsoft Office 2013 component)
  • MSOCFU.DLL - Microsoft Office Client Frame Utilities
  • MSODCW.DLL - Microsoft Office Disk Cleanup Wizard
  • mmvrairspace.dll - Microsoft Lync Server W15 (CTP2) (Microsoft Real Time Media Office AirSpace Video Renderer)
  • mmvrcustom.dll - Microsoft Real Time Media Custom Video Renderer
  • DBGHELP.DLL - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • MSOCF.DLL - Microsoft Office Client Frame
  • CLVIEW.EXE - Microsoft Office Help Viewer
  • CSS7DATA0009.DLL - Natural Language Components (Microsoft English Natural Language Server Data and Code)
  • CSS7DATA000A.DLL - Microsoft Spanish Natural Language Server Data and Code
  • CSS7DATA000C.DLL - Microsoft French Natural Language Server Data and Code
  • mscss7en.dll - Natural Language Development Platform 7 - PRM
  • mscss7es.dll
  • mscss7fr.dll
  • msproof7.dll - Proofing Services
  • Appshapi.dll - Microsoft Lync Server 2013 (Application Sharing API module)
  • appshcom.dll - App sharing COM Objects
  • appshvw.dll - App sharing ActiveX Client
  • FORM.DLL - Asian OCR for ScanSoft API (Table Recognition for Asian OCR)
  • AppSharingChromeHook.dll - Microsoft Office 2013 (Microsoft Lync)
  • AppSharingHookController.exe
  • appsharingmediaprovider.dll
  • AutoHelper.dll
  • BCSLaunch.dll
  • CSIRESOURCES.DLL - Office Document Cache Intl Pluggable UI
  • EntityDataHandler.dll
  • EntityPicker.dll
  • IGX.DLL - Microsoft Igx
  • lync.exe
  • lyncDesktopViewModel.dll
  • lynchtmlconv.exe
  • lynchtmlconvpxy.dll - HTML Converter for Lync
  • lyncModelProxy.dll
  • MeetingJoinAxOC.dll
  • MSBARCODE.DLL - Microsoft Office Barcode Rendering Library
  • msoia.exe - Office Telemetry Agent
  • msoianetutil.dll - Office Telemetry Agent network utility library
  • MSOSTYLE.DLL - Microsoft Office IME Shared property library
  • MSOSYNC.EXE - Microsoft Office Document Cache
  • msotelemetry.dll - Microsoft Office Telemetry Data
  • MSOUC.EXE - Microsoft Office Upload Center
  • FIRSTRUN.EXE - Microsoft Office

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • MSOSYNC.EXE is scheduled as a task named 'Microsoft Office 15 Sync Maintenance for tjm-PC-'tjm tjm-PC'.
  • msoia.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Microsoft\Office\OfficeTelemetryAgentLogOn'.
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • MSOSYNC.EXE is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Microsoft Office 15 Sync Maintenance for kaan-anka kaan.
  • msoia.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named OfficeTelemetryAgentLogOn.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:7.13 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.4328386573%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.25331791%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.17952075%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Microsoft Lync Basic 2013?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Lync Basic 2013 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Microsoft Lync Basic 2013 from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Microsoft Lync Basic 2013, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Microsoft Lync Basic 2013.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 7 1%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.66%
Windows 8 34.34%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 33.44%
Windows 7 Enterprise 11.78%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.46%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.71%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.08%
Windows 8.1 5.89%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.47%
  India 7.87%
  France 3.66%
  United Kingdom 3.66%
  Brazil 2.99%
  Germany 2.44%
  Canada 2.17%
  Australia 1.90%
  Netherlands 1.76%
  Sweden 1.63%
  Saudi Arabia 1.49%
  Finland 1.36%
  Indonesia 1.22%
  United Arab Emirates 1.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 41.13%
Hewlett-Packard 29.06%
ASUS 7.14%
Lenovo 6.40%
Acer 5.91%
Toshiba 3.69%
Intel 1.48%
Samsung 1.48%
Sony 0.74%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6430 4.53%
Dell OptiPlex 7010 4.12%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.70%
Dell Latitude E6420 2.47%
Dell Latitude E7440 2.47%
HP EliteBook 840 G1 2.47%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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