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A way to uninstall Microsoft Lync 2010 from your computer

This web page contains thorough information on how to uninstall Microsoft Lync 2010 for Windows. It is made by Microsoft Corporation. Open here where you can read more on Microsoft Corporation. Click on to get more data about Microsoft Lync 2010 on Microsoft Corporation's website. Microsoft Lync 2010 is frequently set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Lync directory, however this location can differ a lot depending on the user's choice while installing the application. You can uninstall Microsoft Lync 2010 by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /X{81BE0B17-563B-45D4-B198-5721E6C665CD}. Note that you might receive a notification for administrator rights. The application's main executable file occupies 11.51 MB (12065056 bytes) on disk and is labeled communicator.exe.

The following executable files are incorporated in Microsoft Lync 2010. They occupy 14.93 MB (15659880 bytes) on disk.

  • AppSharingHookController.exe (22.79 KB)
  • communicator.exe (11.51 MB)
  • crecplayer.exe (590.27 KB)
  • ocpubmgr.exe (2.26 MB)
  • UcMapi.exe (582.76 KB)

The current page applies to Microsoft Lync 2010 version 4.0.7577.4051 only. You can find below info on other application versions of Microsoft Lync 2010: to view all...
Many files, folders and Windows registry data will be left behind when you remove Microsoft Lync 2010 from your PC.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Microsoft Lync 2010:
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Lync

The files below remain on your disk by Microsoft Lync 2010 when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Lync\AppSharingChromeHook64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Lync\AppSharingHookController64.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Lync\collabaddin64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Lync\MeetingJoinAxOC64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Lync\MUI\0409\LCLang64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Lync\MUI\0409\UcAddinRes64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Lync\ocoffice64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Lync\scdec64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Lync\ucaddin64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Lync\UcMapi64.exe
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{81BE0B17-563B-45D4-B198-5721E6C665CD}\Comm.Ico

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\71B0EB18B3654D541B8975126E6C56DC
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{81BE0B17-563B-45D4-B198-5721E6C665CD}

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\71B0EB18B3654D541B8975126E6C56DC\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Microsoft Lync\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Windows\Installer\{81BE0B17-563B-45D4-B198-5721E6C665CD}\

How to uninstall Microsoft Lync 2010 from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Microsoft Lync 2010 is a program offered by Microsoft Corporation. Frequently, computer users want to uninstall this application. Sometimes this can be troublesome because uninstalling this by hand takes some skill regarding Windows internal functioning. One of the best SIMPLE approach to uninstall Microsoft Lync 2010 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your computer.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications installed on the computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find Microsoft Lync 2010 or simply click the Search feature and type in "Microsoft Lync 2010". The Microsoft Lync 2010 app will be found very quickly. When you click Microsoft Lync 2010 in the list of applications, some information about the application is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other users have about Microsoft Lync 2010, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you are about to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Microsoft Lync 2010:

  • The software company is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{81BE0B17-563B-45D4-B198-5721E6C665CD}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Microsoft Lync 2010.
Uninstall Microsoft Lync 2010

8. After removing Microsoft Lync 2010, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Microsoft Lync 2010 which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Microsoft Lync 2010 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
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This page is not a piece of advice to remove Microsoft Lync 2010 by Microsoft Corporation from your computer, nor are we saying that Microsoft Lync 2010 by Microsoft Corporation is not a good application for your PC. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove Microsoft Lync 2010 supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2017-03-21 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-03-21 16:13:19.163