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Based on current understanding and research, this is reliant on the processor the computer has. Older Intel processors and at least some AMD processors do not have the AVX2 protocol and are unable to blur the background or replace it with a static picture.

Potentially able to look it up here for intel processors: https://ark.intel.com/content/www/us/en/ark.html

On a Mac, open the Terminal and paste in the following command: 

sysctl -a | grep machdep.cpu.leaf7_features

The output will look like this:
machdep.cpu.leaf7_features: RDWRFSGS TSC_THREAD_OFFSET SGX BMI1 AVX2 
SMEP BMI2 ERMS INVPCID FPU_CSDS MPX RDSEED ADX SMAP CLFSOPT IPT SGXLC 
MDCLEAR TSXFA IBRS STIBP L1DF SSBD

The AVX2 protocol is listed in the features.

For PCs, refer to the above URL with the processor model (For example Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-9400F CPU @ 2.90GHz  2.90 GHz)




Keywords:microsoft teams background blur replace missing   Doc ID:102813
Owner:Darryl B.Group:Law School
Created:2020-06-04 13:18 CDTUpdated:2020-06-04 13:19 CDT
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