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Enable "Appear Offline" status option in Microsoft Office Communicator 2007

By default, this status option is not available in Communicator Client. However you can apply the following registry tweak to get this status option.

Steps are as follows:
1. Open registry editor and go to the following registry entry
     HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Communicator

2. Add the following key to above mentioned entry
    EnableAppearOffline (Type:DWORD), set value to 1 to enable status option

Now close the registry editor and restart Microsoft Office Communicator 2007, new status option should now be available.

Note: Administrators can control values of this feature via group policy settings.

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