Julian (the UC and Exchange guru in my team) send around a link to an add-in for Outlook that allows the tight integration of Office Communicator. Now I can click to call or IM anyone really quickly from Outlook without having to open up the Office Communicator client - Sweet!
To download the client go here: http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/Communicator4Outlook/Release/ProjectReleases.aspx?ReleaseId=816
To install download the setup.zip file and making sure Outlook is closed, run setup. Once installation is complete re-open Outlook and then follow these steps to activate the add-in:
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Hey, I read your artical and thought that the communicator would be a great idea. I downloaded it, installed it and followed your directions for activation, But all I get is a dark gray box. What did I do wrong?
this doesnt work mate, google the same thing. Beta software, everybody is having trouble with it.
No need for this since Office 2010 ...