Topic Last Modified: 2011-05-12

Issue   You encounter issues when sharing a program with Microsoft Lync 2010.

Resolution   The problem might be due to configuration or connectivity issues, or you might be using a program that cannot be shared in a Lync 2010 call or meeting. The programs that cannot be shared include the following:   

If you want to share content from one of these programs with other participants in the Lync conversation or meeting, you can use desktop sharing.

If the problem is not related to the program being on the preceding list, do the following:

Because the viewing experience is not optimal, we recommend that you not share the Windows Media Player in skin modes.

Additionally, program sharing is not available if you are running Lync on a remote computer that is running Windows Server 2008 R2, an earlier version of Windows Server 2008, or Windows Vista.

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