Microsoft Sample for Microsoft Office Communicator 2005 Tabs

This sample demonstrates the addition of custom tabs within Microsoft Office Communicator 2005.
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      This solution demonstrates the addition of a custom Microsoft Office Communicator 2005 tab utilizing a sample Web application called “Contoso Project Tracker.” Setting up tabs involves adding a registry key to a few software policy hives for Microsoft Office Communicator, and then deploying a graphic image and an XML configuration file that Microsoft Office Communicator uses to display a tab image and content.

      This download includes a fully functional sample application with source code, Code Walkthrough, and supporting documentation. The sample application is provided in C# and Visual Basic .NET.

      • There is no support for this sample code.

      For more information about Microsoft Office Communicator 2005 and Microsoft Office Live Communications Server 2005, please visit
  • Supported Operating System

    Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP Service Pack 2

      • This download works with the following Office programs:

        • Microsoft Office Communicator 2005
        • Microsoft Office Live Communications Server 2005 with SP1

    • To install this download:
      1. Download the file by clicking the Download button (above) and saving the file to your hard disk.
      2. Double-click the program file on your hard disk to begin installation.
      3. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation.

      To remove this download:
      1. On the Start menu, point to Settings and then click Control Panel.
      2. Double-click Add/Remove Programs.
      3. In the list of currently installed programs, select Microsoft Sample for Microsoft Office Communicator 2005 Tabs and then click Remove or Add/Remove. If a dialog box appears, follow the instructions to remove the program.
      4. Click Yes or OK to confirm that you want to remove the program.

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