Chat / IM

Instant messaging (IM) is a type of online chat that offers real-time text transmission over the Internet. A LAN messenger operates in a similar way over a local area network. More advanced instant messaging can add file transfer, clickable hyperlinks, Voice over IP, or video chat. Non-IM types of chat include multicast transmission, usually referred to as "chat rooms". Depending on the IM protocol, the technical architecture can be peer-to-peer (direct point-to-point transmission) or client-server (a central server retransmits messages from the sender to the communication device).

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I regularly (at seemingly random intervals) get the attached message popping up on my mobile device (Android).  If I tap continue or cancel it will go away and act normally.  Sooner or later the messages pop up again.  Sometimes immediately, sometimes a few day pass, sometime weeks pass before it happens again. SEE attached screen shots

Restarting the devise had no impact.  Still getting that message popping up intermittently.

This happens at home when on wifi, at the office when on wifi, on site when on wifi and when mobile on only cellular network.  I'm using the built in android email app to check emails.  It happens if I have wifi disabled and am on cellular network only.  It happens if I have mobile data disables and am on wifi only.

It will go away for periods of up to a week or more, then start happening multiple time an hour.

Seems very random.

If anyone can help that would be great! Capture.PNGScreenshot_20170804-121959.pngScreenshot_20170804-122003.png
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we have very recently switched from a barracuda antispam appliance to using exchange online protection. we are a hybrid config with no mailboxes yet migrated to on-line.
I'm having an issue trying to get the spam scoring to "work". i.e. I get messages with the scl set to 6 in the header but they are not going to the junk folder as desired. we have had 2 microsoft tickets on the topic.
first thing, after reading an online article, we added 2 transport rules to our on-prem that are supposed to take anything with an scl of 6 and move it there. then Microsoft told my boss to turned off the users ability to set junk filter properties and have it set to disable.
second, today they told me it wont ever deliver them to the junk folder so I have set it to quarantine, which we really don't want unless its the only option.

surely there has to be a way to have the junk folder work... I'm attaching a screenshot of the automation advice when I opened todays ticket and had the message analyzed in case it helps.
We just switched to Outlook 2016 at work (Microsoft Exchange), and yesterday I accidentally shut it down while a message was still in the outbox (i have one-minute delayed send set up).  I thankfully realized my mistake almost right away, and restarted outlook, sent the message, and shut down.  

With outlook 2010, I'd get a pop-up error message telling me I still had messages in my outbox and asking if I really wanted to shut down.  This gave me the option to cancel shutting down and let the message send before attempting to shut down again.  

Does such a feature exist in outlook 2016?  My IT guy is stumped, and if there is such a feature, he doesn't know how to activate/enable it.

Thanks in advance for any help anyone could provide!
macOS 10.12.6 Messages no longer finds all iPhone contacts and earlier SMS Messages (to iPhone!!) were not delivered, To: entries are now colored orange (or red).

Messages returns 'Messages cannot send a message to 978846XXXX.
1234567890 is not registered with Message'

978846XXXX (used real number) worked before - why not now?
Entering known iPhone number as 10 digits turns green and returns 'Google Talk (Offline)'

Tried 'Jabber' (whatever that is) set to 'Available" - nogo here!

Sending message to myself with iPhone OK with iPhone - nothing on macOS Messages

What now?
tested internally and externally.... only messages left from people externally get their messages sent to the person's mailbox.


I am currently migrating a client that is hosted on a hosted (multi-tenant) Exchange 2010 platform on a moncloud.local domain to a new domain and a new Exchange 2016 platform with Multi holding.

To do so I used the scripts in place on the Exchange servers as well as the soft ADMT which do their job very well.

The problem I encounter is rather post migration from mailbox. Indeed, when a user has been migrated from one platform to another, users of the 2010 platform can no longer send him messages. A non-delivery mail is automatically generated. While the newly created account is able to contact the 2010 domain users by mail.

Since the domain of my client is known on both servers, I think the issue comes from there. Indeed, the Exchange server does not use its send connectors for sending internally and known in its GAL. I then made two changes:

- Pass the accepted domains in internal relay rather than in authoritative

- Create a specific sending connector that forces the Exchange server to pass through the latter to contact the mailbox on the 2016.

Unfortunately all the tests are a failure and I start to take a lot of delay in the project. Would not it be by chance that you would not have a few tracks or even a miracle solution to help me solve this issue?

If you want more information do not hesitate.

Thank you in advance for your feedback.
my table looks like this

dt        ticker         open
1            A                1.2
1            B                 6
2            A                 1.4
2            B                 6.5

I would like it to turn out to be

dt           A            B
1            1.2         1.4
2            6            6.5

I tried using mysql query in below format

SET @sql = NULL;
'MAX(IF(ticker= ''',
''', open, NULL)) AS ',
) INTO @sql
FROM properties;
SET @sql = CONCAT('SELECT dt, ', @sql, ' FROM properties GROUP BY dt');

while executing the query in phpmyadmin I am getting below error .

Warning in .\libraries\dbi\DBIMysqli.php#436
mysqli_fetch_fields() expects parameter 1 to be mysqli_result, boolean given.

below are additional error messages :-

 the query is executing ,but looking into rows i am getting errors Backtrace .\libraries\dbi\DBIMysqli.php#436: mysqli_fetch_fields(boolean true) .\libraries\DatabaseInterface.php#2641: PMA\libraries\dbi\DBIMysqli->getFieldsMeta(boolean true) .\libraries\sql.lib.php#1848: PMA\libraries\DatabaseInterface->getFieldsMeta(boolean true) .\libraries\sql.lib.php#2199: PMA_getQueryResponseForResultsReturned( boolean true, array, string 'qc', string 'tbl_main', NULL, NULL,

I am stuck with this , can anyone guide me with the solution
This has just recently started happening.
On making or receiving a call my phone is switched to loudspeaker. The loudspeaker icon Is greyed out. Clicking the icon turns it green and the phone is still on loudspeaker. A second click greys the icon again and the phone reverts to normal operation. It's becoming annoying having to switch it every time.
I have moved a whole load of apps to the sd card, but I haven't loaded anything new recently.
Can anyone suggest how I can stop it being on loudspeaker for every call please?

I am trying to diagnose an issue, i am sending a message to a DL. But some members are not receiving the message.

When i do a message trace it i see this:

Detail           : Reason: [{LED=250 2.1.5 RESOLVER.GRP.Expanded; distribution list expanded};{MSG=};{FQDN=};{IP=};{LRT=}]

I have checked and the user is a member of that DL.

I am thinking this could be an inbox rule, but wdnt that show in message tracking logs? As i cannot see that there.

Any help appreciated

I cannot uninstall KB3203467 and keep getting error messages – “unknown error occurred.”  I tried using WUSA.exe to uninstall it, but it tells me that KB3203467 is not installed the computer, but I see that it is still there.  I even tried using MSIEXEC, but nothing happens.  HELP!!
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When ever i use skype for basic chat the output on the screen shows first in non-italic characters and then repeats itself in italic characters.  Is there any way to shut this off and have it all appear as just one non-italic output?
Frequently when receiving messages with Outlook 2016 I get attached message.

Any/all help will be appreciated.

Someone is initiating remote assistance on my phone. I am seeing messages pop up on my screen: Remote Assistance Initiated. How can I stop this? Block this from happening? An app I need to delete?
When i have run the skpe bot run in visual studion then show this error
any help me i will attach the error
I will have 10 open conversation connections open in Lync

When I reboot I always need to manually reopen the connections.

Is there anyway to have the connections that were open before the reboot
persist after a reboot?

Our Lync 2013 Server hosts to sip domains. and

I have an employee who can log in to fine on his computer but not on his mobile device.
Users in both and can log in on both computers and mobile devices, myself included.
I attempted to log in as the problem user on my iPhone and was unable.  

The troublesome user account's sip domain is  
Not sure what is going on.  I tried removing then adding the AD account from the Lync solution via the control panel.
I've compared AD and Lync 2013 account information with a user that CAN log in on a mobile device and they are configured the same way.  

I'm at a loss.
Would it be possible to use an external webcam and headset for any type of ultraportable to use for Skype calls, providing it has Windows 10?:
I am hoping that someone has seen this problem before with Office 2016. I have a user who at random, his email will automatically choose an earlier e-mail (around a month back) after he deletes a newer e-mail that he received. No relation between the deleted e-mail and the one the program skips down to. Different senders, different content and subject lines.
Even tried removing the e-mails that it skips down to but it keeps happening. The only thing relatable is that the program is defaulting back to the same time range (late June). No rules are set either.

Tried repairs, clearing App Data, uninstalling and reinstalling program but no luck.

Hi all,

Currently have a standalone SfB 2015 server. I plan to bring to more servers online and create a new Enterprise pool and create a new database. I will then migrate users and test of it.

My question is when creating a new pool do I use the same pool name or do I create a new FQDN ?
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We have migrated the Exchagne 2010 to Exchange 2016, now the outlook clients are getting below messages. If we create a new profile in control panel they will be fine but its not only one user, there are many and we are getting these errors everyday from different users...

Cannot Start Microsoft Outlook. Cannot open the outlook window.The set of Folders cannot be opened. The attempt to log on to Microsoft Exchange has failed.

Outlook Version 2016

We have a handful of O365 users getting Undeliverable emails coming into their inbox that says "Your message to couldn't be delivered". (see attached picture). Odd thing is the user can send an email from a Hotmail or other account to his company account ( and the undeliverable ends up in his company account. This is becoming an extreme nuisance. Here is the information that is at the bottom of this email:

More Info for Email Admins
Status code: 550 5.1.351

When Office 365 tried to send the message, the external email server returned an error stating that the recipient is unknown or the mailbox is unavailable. This error was reported by an email server outside Office 365.

If you or the sender can't fix the problem, contact the responsible party's email admin - Give them the error code and error message from this non-delivery report (NDR) to help them troubleshoot the issue. To determine who the responsible party might be, check the error for information about where the problem is happening. For example, look for a domain name like A domain name in the error might suggest who is responsible for the error. It could be the recipient's email server, or it could be a third-party service that your organization or the recipient's organization is using to process or filter email messages.

Although the sender might be able to fix the issue by correcting the recipient address, it's likely that only the recipient's email admin…
Hi All,

Do you have any idea how to replace the Root SHA2 certificate on Skype Edge server as we are facing an below issue while we replace the Internal CA.

1)      After replace the certificate below services were stop working which are associated with different SAN certificates.

Skype for Business Server Audio/Video Authentication : stopped
Skype for Business Server Audio/Video Edge :stopped
Skype for Business Server Access Edge : Stopped
Log Name:      Lync Server
Source:        LS Audio/Video Authentication Server
Date:          6-7-2017 15:52:44
Event ID:      19005
Task Category: (1043)
Level:         Error
Keywords:      Classic
User:          N/A
Computer:      *******************
LS Audio/Video Authentication service could not be started.

Exception: Microsoft.Rtc.MRAS.MRASException: PrivateKey not accessible
   at Microsoft.Rtc.MRAS.Crypto.GetValidCertificate(String issuerName, String serialNumber, Boolean isBankCert)
   at Microsoft.Rtc.MRAS.Core.GetTlsCertificate()
   at Microsoft.Rtc.MRAS.Core.Initialize()
   at Microsoft.Rtc.MRAS.Core..ctor(ServiceStopHandler serviceStop, RoleName roleName)
   at Microsoft.Rtc.MRAS.Server.OnStart(RoleName roleName)
Cause: Internal error.
Resolution: Examine the details in the associated event log entry to determine the potential cause and report to Product Support Services.
Log Name:      Lync Server
Source:        LS Audio/Video Authentication Server
I was texting some personal slightly inappropriate stuff with someone using WhatsApp.  Realized I was making a risky/bad rendezvous and I closed the account - not worth the risk. Etc. a couple of days later I received some pictures I had sent on WhatsApp and a text I had sent to that person on my iPhone 6 regular messages that comes w iPhone. The especially weird startling thing was that it appeared that the sender was one of my unused or seldom used email accounts. Maybe gmail. I deleted very quickly bc I was around family -- I wish I had further investigated before deleting , but I was startled/ a little panicky. The message was not the exact text I had sent just parts of it. It was not dangerous or threatening. I am just worried who saw it. Who sent it, and why it was coming from my own gmail account through my iPhone text messages.
Is police can trace calls or messages sends to someone person on viber
I've gotten Mint 18.1 Cinnamon running perfectly on a MacBook 2,1 (circa 2007), except for one problem: when I shutdown, the laptop never powers off. It hangs at a black screen (still on, as it glows), with no error messages of any kind. The only way to power it down is to hold down the power button.

Here are the system specs:

user@User-MacBook ~ $ inxi -Fxz
System: Host: User-MacBook Kernel: 4.4.0-79-generic x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 5.4.0)
Desktop: Cinnamon 3.2.7 (Gtk 3.18.9-1ubuntu3.3)
Distro: Linux Mint 18.1 Serena
Machine: System: Apple (portable) product: MacBook2 1 v: 1.0
Mobo: Apple model: Mac-F4208CAA v: PVT
Bios: Apple v: MB21.88Z.00A5.B07.0706270922 date: 06/27/07
CPU: Dual core Intel Core2 T7400 (-MCP-) cache: 4096 KB
flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 ssse3 vmx) bmips: 8644
clock speeds: max: 2167 MHz 1: 1000 MHz 2: 1500 MHz
Graphics: Card: Intel Mobile 945GM/GMS 943/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller
bus-ID: 00:02.0
Display Server: X.Org 1.18.4 drivers: intel (unloaded: fbdev,vesa)
Resolution: 1280x800@59.91hz
GLX Renderer: Mesa DRI Intel 945GM
GLX Version: 1.4 Mesa 11.2.0 Direct Rendering: Yes
Audio: Card Intel NM10/ICH7 Family High Definition Audio Controller
driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1b.0
Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.4.0-79-generic
Network: Card-1: Marvell 88E8053 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller
driver: sky2 v: 1.30 port: 1000 bus-ID: 01:00.0
IF: enp1s0 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>

Chat / IM

Instant messaging (IM) is a type of online chat that offers real-time text transmission over the Internet. A LAN messenger operates in a similar way over a local area network. More advanced instant messaging can add file transfer, clickable hyperlinks, Voice over IP, or video chat. Non-IM types of chat include multicast transmission, usually referred to as "chat rooms". Depending on the IM protocol, the technical architecture can be peer-to-peer (direct point-to-point transmission) or client-server (a central server retransmits messages from the sender to the communication device).