: New instance of Lync opening when we open Lync meeting URL in IE Dev Channel browser

Won’t fix Issue #628172


Jul 16, 2014
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

  1. Open Lync
  2. Open IE Dev browser
  3. Open Taskmgr and click on the processes tab and note 1 lync process.
  4. Hit some Lync meeting URL in that Dev browser (copy and paste will also work)

Expected Results:

New Lync app should not be initiated. Meeting should be triggered from existing Lync instance

Actual Results:

Second lync app is started

Dev Channel specific:



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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Kamen M.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Tony S.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Tony S.” to “Jatinder M.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Assigned To from “Jatinder M.” to “IE F.”

      Changed Status from “Confirmed” to “Won’t fix”

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