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Incorrect emoticons in a conversation after you install Office 2013 SP1 or a later version of Lync 2013


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Symptoms

Assume that you have Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 (SP1) that is dated February 2014 or a later version of Lync 2013 installed. A user sends you one of the following "Whisper" emoticons:
  • :*
  • :-*
  • :=*

In this situation, you receive a "Red lips" emoticon in the conversation window. Additionally, if the user sends you "(woi)", you will receive a "Let’s meet" emoticon instead of the "Working on it" emoticon in earlier versions of Lync 2013.

Note After you install Office 2013 SP1, the version of Lync 2013 will be 15.0.4569.1503.

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Resolution

To resolve this issue, install the following update:
2880980 Update 2880980 for Lync 2013: May 2014

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More Information

After you install the May 2014 update for Lync 2013, the following character string will not work on any emoticon:

  • :*
  • :-*
  • :=*
  • (woi) 


For more information about Office 2013 Service Pack 1, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2817430 Description of Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

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Keywords: kbfix, kbqfe, kbsurveynew, kbexpertisebeginner, kb

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Article Info
Article ID : 2961173
Revision : 1
Created on : 1/7/2017
Published on : 5/13/2014
Exists online : False
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