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When I get an invitation to a meeting, I get a link that looks like this:

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I click on it and browser window comes up that looks like this:

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Then I click on the Launch it now, but it does nothing.  So effectively, when invitations to meetings are sent to me, I cannot join.  Why will the teams not start when clicking on Launch it now link?

 

Edit: some investigation shows that the link contains no address, see below:

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Do you have the desktop Teams client installed? Clicking the link basically launches the desktop client, if you do not have it installed simply click the "Join on the web instead" button.

 

P.S. The link doesn't "need" to have an address, it has an event handler attached to it that takes care of things. In other words that's not a problem.

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@Vasil Michev , yes I do have the team client installed.  What is interesting is that it does not work on my windows machine, but works fine on my Mac.  OK, so how does the link trigger the opening of MS Teams?  Are there configurations I need to check?

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@silver_diamondSame thing is happening to all the laptops in our office so it is definitely a bug that MS needs to sort out.