Known Issues for Lync & Skype with Windows 10 Technical Preview Build 9879

Microsoft has released a new version of their Windows 10 Technical Preview, build number 9879 which consist of several new features:

  • A new option to hide the Search or Task View buttons on the taskbar.
  • Updating the new minimize and restore animations for apps.
  • Replacement of the 3 dots in the Window chrome for modern apps with a “hamburger-style” icon (three lines).
  • Fixed all of the crash and hang issues reported
  • Windowing and gesture improvements
  • New ways to use OneDrive
  • Internet Explorer improvements
  • Native MKV support
  • Continued UI refinements

Among the new features introduced, there are also some known problems published, one of them is a known issue with Lync and Screen sharing:

  • There are several known issues with screen sharing with Lync
  • Skype calls will disconnect and Music will stop playing if those apps are minimized
  • In some cases you may get a black screen when trying to log-in or unlock. The only option is to hold the power button to hard reboot.
  • You will be unable to connect to Distributed File System network locations.
  • Some systems may see disk growth of 20GB+ due to driver install duplication. On systems with low disk space this can block setup and cause a rollback to the previous build.

Source: http://blogs.windows.com/bloggingwindows/2014/11/12/new-build-available-to-the-windows-insider-program/

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  3. Madhesh

    The below issues are resolved ? if yes what is the solutions

    There are several known issues with screen sharing with Lync
    Skype calls will disconnect and Music will stop playing if those apps are minimized

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