What is Lync.exe?

Lync.exe is a part of SkypeforBusiness and developed by Microsoft Corporation according to the Lync.exe file information. In certain cases, malicious trackers and scripts can disguise themselves as legitimate files, like Lync.exe, leading to glitches, overload and system malfunctions.

In such cases, Lync.exe can create unnecessary records and folders in the Windows registry. Check your PC to eliminate possible application conflicts and system failures.

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Lync.exe's description is "SkypeforBusiness".

Lync.exe is digitally signed by Microsoft Corporation.

Lync.exe is an .exe file.

Lync.exe is usually located in the following folder:

%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Microsoft Office\root\Office16\lync.exe

Lync.exe basic information

Description
SkypeforBusiness
Internal Name
Lync
Version
16.0.13628.20274
Hash
1374BEA9C47FBCB7D3CF6271022BEF5B

Lync.exe running processes

%LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Teams\current\Teams.exe

Lync.exe actions

List of the actions Lync.exe executes on a user's PC
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\EventLabels\LYNC_videocallringing
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\tel\DefaultIcon
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\tel\shell
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\tel\shell\open
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\tel\shell\open\command
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\callto\DefaultIcon
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\callto\shell
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\callto\shell\open
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\callto\shell\open\command
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\sip\DefaultIcon
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\sip\shell
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\sip\shell\open
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\sip\shell\open\command
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\sips\DefaultIcon
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\sips\shell
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\sips\shell\open
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\sips\shell\open\command
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\im\DefaultIcon
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\im\shell
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\im\shell\open
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\im\shell\open\command
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\conf
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\conf\\URL Protocol
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\conf\DefaultIcon
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\conf\shell
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\conf\shell\open
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\conf\shell\open\command
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\ma-chan
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\ma-chan\\URL Protocol
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\ma-chan\DefaultIcon
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\ma-chan\shell
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\ma-chan\shell\open
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\ma-chan\shell\open\command
new registry key created
%APPDATA%\Skype
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Skype\RootTools
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Skype\RootTools\roottools.conf
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Lync
new catalogue created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\SOFTWARE\IM Providers\Lync
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\SOFTWARE\IM Providers\Lync\\ProcessId
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\SOFTWARE\IM Providers\Lync\\UpAndRunning
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\SOFTWARE\IM Providers\Communicator
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\SOFTWARE\IM Providers\Communicator\\ProcessId
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\SOFTWARE\IM Providers\Communicator\\UpAndRunning
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\MuiCache\1a\96383CDB\\C:\Windows\system32,@elscore.dll,-2
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\MuiCache\1a\96383CDB\\C:\Windows\system32,@elscore.dll,-5
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\MuiCache\1a\96383CDB\\C:\Windows\system32,@elscore.dll,-4
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\MuiCache\1a\96383CDB\\C:\Windows\system32,@elscore.dll,-6
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\MuiCache\1a\96383CDB\\C:\Windows\system32,@elscore.dll,-10
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\MuiCache\1a\96383CDB\\C:\Windows\system32,@elscore.dll,-3
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\MuiCache\1a\96383CDB\\C:\Windows\system32,@elscore.dll,-7
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\MuiCache\1a\96383CDB\\C:\Windows\system32,@elscore.dll,-8
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\MuiCache\1a\96383CDB\\C:\Windows\system32,@elscore.dll,-9
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\MuiCache\1a\96383CDB\\C:\Windows\system32,@elscore.dll,-1
new registry key parameter created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Lync\AccountProfiles.dat
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Crypto\RSA\%ID-USER-SID%\af0368d5bf00a5b85542e3910d1cea4c_2f94d747-a181-4035-a80c-c05aac3e6645
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\SystemCertificates\My\Certificates\41F3958A2CA2ADFD12B8C8F0322DE331210E94D3
new file created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\\C:\Users\Felix\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Teams\current\Teams.exe.FriendlyAppName
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\\C:\Users\Felix\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Teams\current\Teams.exe.ApplicationCompany
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Communicator
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Communicator\LYNC_appinvite
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Communicator\LYNC_appinvite\.Default
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Communicator\LYNC_appinvite\.Current
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\EventLabels\LYNC_appinvite
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Communicator\LYNC_busy
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Communicator\LYNC_busy\.Default
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Communicator\LYNC_busy\.Current
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\EventLabels\LYNC_busy
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Communicator\LYNC_redirect
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Communicator\LYNC_redirect\.Default
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Communicator\LYNC_redirect\.Current
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\EventLabels\LYNC_redirect
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Communicator\LYNC_callended
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Communicator\LYNC_callended\.Default
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Communicator\LYNC_callended\.Current
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\EventLabels\LYNC_callended
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Communicator\LYNC_connecting
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Communicator\LYNC_connecting\.Default
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Communicator\LYNC_connecting\.Current
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\EventLabels\LYNC_connecting
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Communicator\LYNC_iminvite
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Communicator\LYNC_iminvite\.Default
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Communicator\LYNC_iminvite\.Current
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\EventLabels\LYNC_iminvite
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Communicator\LYNC_presence
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Communicator\LYNC_presence\.Default
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Communicator\LYNC_presence\.Current
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\EventLabels\LYNC_presence
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Communicator\LYNC_dialtone
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Communicator\LYNC_dialtone\.Default
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Communicator\LYNC_dialtone\.Current
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\EventLabels\LYNC_dialtone
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Communicator\LYNC_fastbusy
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Communicator\LYNC_fastbusy\.Default
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Communicator\LYNC_fastbusy\.Current
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\EventLabels\LYNC_fastbusy
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Communicator\LYNC_fsringing
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Communicator\LYNC_fsringing\.Default
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Communicator\LYNC_fsringing\.Current
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\EventLabels\LYNC_fsringing
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Communicator\LYNC_howler
new registry key created

Lync.exe can create new files and directories in the Windows registry. Check your system's performance and eliminate file conflicts and junk.

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Lync.exe's virus check

77%

of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

19%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

4%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

Lync.exe user rating

78%

of users rate Lync.exe as a useful program

18%

of users find Lync.exe to be a potentially unwanted program

4%

of users find Lync.exe to be malicious or a scam

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