Skype 6.1 integration with Outlook doesn’t work

Yesterday (January 10th), Microsoft released new version of Skype – 6.1.32.129. The main feature of this new version is integration with Outlook. That allows you to reach your Skype contacts directly from Outlook, in the same way as you could with Communicator/Lync before. You can see screenshot of this feature in the image above the post.

That was one of the Skype features I was really looking forward, so I got disappointed when I saw it is not working after the update. Also, after doing some searching, I found that I am not the only one having this issue – many people are reporting the same issue on Skype support forums. I though it would be cool to find the cause of this.
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New email service from Microsoft – Outlook.com

This week Microsoft launched a replacement for their Hotmail email service  – Outlook. All existing Hotmail/Live users can automatically start using the new service, while the ones who hadn’t the account before can sign up here.

The interface of Outlook.com is Metro style Windows 8 style, which makes it much beautiful, cleaner and easy to use when compared to old one:

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Show dynamic distribution groups in “All Groups” address list on Exchange 2010

By default on “Microsoft Exchange 2010” server, “All Groups” default address list contains only static distribution groups. That might be misleading for some users: in default “Global Address List” (GAL) user sees more groups then he does when selecting “All groups” because dynamic distribution groups aren’t listed here. If we want to both static and dynamic distribution groups be listed in “All Groups” address list, we can achieve it by following these steps Continue reading