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New update for SKYPE

Q: New update for SKYPE

Not sure if this has been posted yet, but I just found out that a new update for Skype is released.
Version is 7.17.0.104 if anyone is interested.

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A: New update for SKYPE

Download the full offline installer here:
http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-full

http://www.tenforums.com/software-apps/33907-new-update-skype.html
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Hi everyone,

Just need to know if whether or not it is normal for Windows Update to include an update for skype among the list of updates.

I've already hidden this skype update as I had planned to uninstall skype for so long but kept forgetting to do it.

Any comments and ideas will be greatly appreciated. Thank you all and God Bless,

A:skype update listed in Windows Update

Ye - it's normal, since MS bought Skype a few months ago, it's now part of the Microsoft Update family, along with Office and MSE

http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/250540-skype-update-listed-windows-update.html
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i can not update skype.i am ru8nning on skype 5.3 and every time i want to update a fatal error accures. error1603. further to this i can not access skype video calls

A:skype update

Hi and welcome to TSF

Skype does have its own forum. They may be able to help you better.

English - Skype Support Network

BG

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/skype-update-674367.html
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Unable to install the latest Skype, I installed version 4. That works well. But when I try to update it, I get the following exciting message -

"The Installer has insufficient privileges to modify this file: C:\programdata\skype\apps\login\
languages\ca.js "
End quote

Has anyone a fix for this. The laptop is a friends and it is running Vista Home Premium.

A:Cannot update Skype

Hello ripsnort and welcome to the forums

Try this:

Command Prompt

Open your start menu and in the search box, type Command PromptWhen you see Command Prompt on the list, right-click on it and select Run as administratorWhen command prompt opens, copy and paste the following commands into it, press enter after each

takeown /f C:\programdata\skype\apps\login\languages\ca.js

icacls C:\programdata\skype\apps\login\languages\ca.js /grant Administrators:F

Now try installing Skype.

Tom

http://www.vistax64.com/software/296840-cannot-update-skype.html
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Official release. Version: 2.5.0.151. Release date: October 18, 2006
File name: SkypeSetup.exe File size: 12.2 MB

http://www.skype.com/download/skype/windows/helloagain.html

http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20061020-8040.html
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/skype-update.511237/
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I use Skype you can get from Skype.com; it's not Skype Preview that comes with Windows 10. That's junk, in my not so humble opinion.

I attempted to upgrade Skype from version 7.25.0.103, but got so far and was told "The specified account already exists." Next, I was told the upgrade failed. I tried at least four times, rebooted system, etc., but nothing worked.






I had nothing to lose, so I then uninstalled Skype and reinstalled it. Once that was done, I looked and was up to version 7.25.0.104, but I knew 7.25.0.106 was out there waiting for me. So, I checked for updates, was told there were updates to be had, so, with a very reluctant mouse, I clicked and . . .

Whew, I am now up to version 7.25.0.106!

Has this happened to anyone else, or is it something I alone have experienced?

http://www.tenforums.com/software-apps/55821-skype-wouldnt-update.html
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Damnist thing, trying to install an update to Skype, but it won't install amd keeps telling me that I need to give it administration permission. But I am the administrator, also I saved the dl'd update and gave it admin rights, but that didn't help. And when looking for the pathway in the alert, there was no Start Menu under Windows??? Maybe you can help.

A:Why won't Skype update take effect?

flycaster, try this MS Fix
Source

http://www.sevenforums.com/software/288099-why-wont-skype-update-take-effect.html
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Hello
I am getting a notice from Windows that there is an update for this program.
When I click on it it will not install.
When I go to the program it will not install either. I encloaed two attachments showing the error messages I get. I do not know what they mean or how to fix the issue.
Thank you for your help.

A:Skype will not update for Windows or itself

Hi seven2,

Please try the resolution here by Tamim:
Cannot update -- error code 1603 - Skype Support Network

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/254921-skype-will-not-update-windows-itself.html
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Today Skype opened itself and updated itself whilst I was AFK.

I have it set to manual update only, plus at the time Skype wasn't even running.

Additionally the SkypeUpdate service in Task Manager is also stopped.

This also happened in my partner's Win 7 machine, and looking at the Skype forum, to several other people too.

My question is how did it manage to do this and how can I prevent it happening again in the future?

BTW, this is the desktop version on Win8, not the app version.

A:Skype forced update?

Hi and welcome.

Do you have Windows updates set to install automatically.

http://www.eightforums.com/software-apps/75256-skype-forced-update.html
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Hello everyone. Recently I tired to update Skype and failed to do so as I got error 1603 and it said it failed to remove the older version of Skype. After receiving this error multiple times, I decided to try to manually uninstall Skype and then reinstall the latest version. However when trying to do so, I received this error message: 
 
"The installed product does not match the installation source(s). Until a matching source is provided or the installed product and source are synchronized, this action can not be performed."
 
I have never encountered this error before upon trying to uninstall something so I really have no idea what to do. If anyone can offer assistance with this I would greatly appreciate it!

 

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I updated SKYPE and now it won't recognize my log in.
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skype keeps telling me to update/upgrade but when I click on it I get an fail error: 1603

Then I went into administrative account and it downloaded but can't install, I get an error message and then the fail error 1603 again.


Any idea how to fix this problem?

Thank you.

A:[SOLVED] skype won't update - errors

Hi try the info here Re: Updateing Error? - Skype Community

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f299/solved-skype-wont-update-errors-756233.html
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Starting a new thread. Prior one's subject is "Error 1663".
This time lets talk, specifically, about the Windows Installer for Windows 7.
Is the installer a stand alone program?
Can it be deleted? How?
Where can I find a replacement?
Bill

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Hi Blockie:

It's built into Windows. If you need to repair it use SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker or run a Repair Install

Sometimes changing your AV to MSE or Avast5 with the Win7 firewall relieves these issues.

Study your logs and do basic troubleshooting: Computer lags every couple seconds

http://www.sevenforums.com/software/146072-windows-installer-5-trying-update-skype-5-1-5-0-a.html
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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/33021/trojan-masquerades-as-skype-update/
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On September windows did an update and I had not rebooted since then until Skype Windows Update uninstalled 7 hours ago When I did I found that Skype was uninstalled When checked system restore it showed Skype set to be restored if went and did the restore point created by that update What I'd like to know is where the heck does Microsoft get the idea that they can dictate what software we run on our computers This is NOT the first time that a windows update has uninstalled another program but it is the last straw that makes me write this Skype is my MAIN link Windows 7 Update uninstalled Skype to family members some of which are in bad health so to have MS go and have their update uninstall it in my opinion is down right intrusive MS needs to stop trying to run a computer dictatorship and let people have Windows 7 Update uninstalled Skype whatever programs they want on their computers I am unsure if I want to let the update go next time as I have no idea what will get removed

A:Windows 7 Update uninstalled Skype

Well; Im not so sure that windows update necessairily uninstalled skype. It could be something else that did that. Have you checked the list of programs installed on your system to see if there still is any signs of it?

http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/346208-windows-7-update-uninstalled-skype.html
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http://forums.windowscentral.com/ask-question/436106-new-skype-very-buggy-after-anniversary-update.html
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I have Lumia 640 XL. I installed Skype Preview on Win 10.
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This applies only sporadically.
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A:Satellite R630-14J - after Skype update web cam has disappeared

Hi

To be honest I cannot understand why webcam device disappears from device manager list after skype update.
I mean even if there would be a software problem (compatibility issues), the webcam should be listed in device manager even as an unknown device.

However, by default, certain devices are not shown in the list. To include hidden devices in Device Manager display, click View and select Show Hidden Devices.

However, I assume you are using Win 7 system.

> multiple downloads of webcam drivers don't execute
On Toshiba EU driver page you can find the webcam software.
Maybe new Skype version damage something in registry. Would recommend uninstalling the Skype firstly. Download and install the repair tool like CCleaner. Clean registry and reboot the notebook. Now try to install the webcam software once again. Reboot the unit and check if you can use the webcam using installed webcam too.

https://forum.toshiba.eu/showthread.php?73104-Satellite-R630-14J-after-Skype-update-web-cam-has-disappeared
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I'd like reassurance that I can safely ignore these updates.

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thanks

baumgrenze

A:Skype For Windows - Program Not Installed - Important Update?

If you change windows update settings as shown below then in theory you will not be offered skype. If you prevoiusly had skype installed and are still offered updates then I guess that skype wasn't fully removed.

http://www.sevenforums.com/software/402722-skype-windows-program-not-installed-important-update.html
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I have had issues since last patch Tuesday:
When I try to start Skype nothing seems to happen (no window opens).
Also IE does not want to connect to anything.
If I go to the options IE10 all except file and safety are greyed out.

I have tried resetting through the internet options in the control panel, check no proxies are set.
I have run 2 different "iefix " programs, looked in the event viewer (not sure what to look for, nothing obvious visible...)

I have uninstalled Skype and subsequently re-installed it.

My Firefox and Chrome are fine. I have done a system restore a few times which solves the problem, but as soon as updates are installed the same happens again.

I run W7 64 pro.

totally at a loss now, have spent 2 days trying to find what the cause is.

Would really appreciate if someone has any ideas!

many thanks, Jaap

A:IE and skype stopped working chrome and FF ok after windows update

Not sure which Security suite you have installed please fill in the blank,
Also see what this does,
Use No Add-ons mode/ Click the Start button and type in the search box,
Internet explorer

Click on the suggestion (No Add-ons) or it?s located at,
Start/ All programs/ Accessories folder/ System tools folder/ No add-ons.
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/internet-explorer/manage-add-ons#ie=ie-10-win-7
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-IN/windows7/How-to-manage-add-ons-in-Internet-Explorer-9
If using ie10 the first link will apply to ie9 as well,
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/internet-explorer/ie-crashes-stops-working#ie=ie-10-win-7

You can also activate Enhanced protection mode and see what happens,
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ieinternals/archive/2012/03/23/understanding-ie10-enhanced-protected-mode-network-security-addons-cookies-metro-desktop.aspx

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/280434-internet-explorer-10-enable-32-bit-64-bit-ie10-windows-7-a.html#post2312336

http://www.sevenforums.com/browsers-mail/312483-ie-skype-stopped-working-chrome-ff-ok-after-windows-update.html
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http://forums.windowscentral.com/windows-10/440781-skype-doesnt-startup-automatically-after-aniversary-update.html
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http://www.tenforums.com/software-apps/33220-skype-occasionally-stops-responding-after-update-10586-29-a.html
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A:Bullbleep "Download Adobe/Skype update!" pop-up on my desktop?!

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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/523961/bullbleep-download-adobeskype-update-pop-up-on-my-desktop/
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A:This simple message sends Skype into an endless crash loop, update out now

Every system has this. Just hasn't been discovered yet on the others.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/this-simple-message-sends-skype-into-an-endless-crash-loop-update-out-now.213661/
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A:skype runs ok in my VISTA HOME BASIC 32BIT, but icon/shortcut of skype in desktop, do

Hello Ise,

You might see if creating a new shortcut for it directly from the .exe file of Skype may work instead.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/230884-skype-runs-ok-my-vista-home-basic-32bit-but-icon-shortcut-skype-desktop-do.html
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A:spam send in skype account to all skype contacts - cannot load page safety scan

I downloaded the safety scanner from microsoft from my other laptop without any issue.
 
copied it to a usb, put it on the problem laptop, a full scan and nothing found.
 
I realize I did had a antivirus paid version (kaspersky internet securuity) on the laptop, as I first said that it had no antivirus.
 
I only disabled it because it had problems running.
 
Now I enabled it, updated it and run a full scan. nothing found.
 
I don't know if skype is the cause and not a virus?  the skype workers told me that the cause could be anything (email, virus on computer).
 
I mostly use skype on iphone, and here I'm confused with what the skype workers said: one said that iphone can not be infected, so no need to check the iphone.
an other said: you can download an app from app store to scan for viruses, because it is possible that the virus is on the iphone.
 
This is really not clear anymore.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/600944/spam-send-in-skype-account-to-all-skype-contacts-cannot-load-page-safety-scan/
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A:Uninstall Windows 8 Metro Skype Affect Regular Skype?

Well for starters you shouldn't really install two versions of Skype on the same PC.Uninstall both, then install the version you prefer.Accept the default install location as I can see no good reason for doing otherwise.

http://www.computing.net/answers/windows-8/uninstall-windows-8-metro-skype-affect-regular-skype/1784.html
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Skype asked me to link my account with Hotmail and then wouldn't accept my login. When i tried resetting the password, Skype said it would send the code to my phone, then to my secondary email. i received neither notification and now Skype has locked me out.
Help?

http://forums.windowscentral.com/ask-question/445198-had-link-hotmail-skype-accounts-skype-now-not-letting-me-log.html
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http://www.eightforums.com/software-apps/18920-skype-win-8-works-terribly-skype-desktop-worse.html
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My skype contacts are missing with newest skype and the support gives me
"Carissa M.
First, ensure that you are signed in with the correct Skype Name." 
Could anyone upload skype 6.1 or lower please... 
Also does anyone know why the skype crashes when trying to login with microsoft account on newest version 6.3.60.105
Thanks 

A:Skype retarded support: Anyone upload Skype 6.1

You can find 6.1 online with a quick google search, such as at http://www.filepuma.com/download/skype_6.1.0.129-2261/For even older versions: http://www.oldversion.com/windows/skype-5-9-0-123Don't have version 6.3 to verify the crash issue using the microsoft log in.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/489664/skype-retarded-support-anyone-upload-skype-61/
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A:After Windows update Skype and Windows Desktop Gadgets no longer run.

Bump. This is at 100 views with no one offering any advice. I'm really stuck here, I've exhausted everything that I know how to do to fix faulty computers. I would really appreciate any advice. Thank you in advance.

http://www.sevenforums.com/software/283573-after-windows-update-skype-windows-desktop-gadgets-no-longer-run.html
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I have both on my Windows 10 pc and only Skype Preview seems to actually work. What's really weird is I can't find much about either online, so I'm not even sure if Messaging + Skype is being continued or even still functional. Does it require a companion phone app to work? (I use Android). Messaging + Skype can't seem to find any of my Skype contacts while Skype Preview can.
Just really confused on how barebones and non-functional this all seems, even after some Googling. Can anyone shed some light for me?

A:Skype Preview vs. Messaging + Skype

Messaging + skype has been discontinued. Everything will be focused on Skype Preview now
Links: http://www.windowscentral.com/skype-...d-mobile-works http://www.windowscentral.com/messag...versary-update
If you need additional help or have more questions or details to share, please join the site so you can reply in this thread. See this link for instructions on how to join Windows Central.

http://forums.windowscentral.com/ask-question/438562-skype-preview-vs-messaging-skype.html
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I have always used Skype for Desktop and only recently found that there is a Skype Modern App on my system.
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Have there been any recent changes that would make the the Modern App a better solution than the Desktop version?

A:Skype for Desktop vs Skype Modern App

They have updated it recently so it doesn't continue to ring even when you have answered the desktop version which is why I uninstalled it in the first place. This means in theory you could install both and answer whichever you felt like at the time.

I prefer the look of the desktop version personally so I never re-installed the Modern App version.

http://www.eightforums.com/software-apps/48219-skype-desktop-vs-skype-modern-app.html
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I have tried everything imaginable to get rid of these two.  I can delete Skype via 
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Click to call will not go away.  When I try to use the control panel I get a message that 
says, "close Chrome browsers to uninstall".   I've tried doing that and still get that same message.
I've even uninstalled Chrome and re-installed it with the same result.
These two are like a bad dream.   
Any help with completely deleting both would be appreciated.
 
Regards, 
Len

A:I can't get rid of Skype or Skype Click To Call!!

If you haven't followed the instructions given in link below....try that.
How can I completely uninstall and then reinstall Skype for Windows desktop?
 
You can also try using Revo in Advanced Mode to remove Skype.
Download Revo Uninstaller Freeware

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/585550/i-cant-get-rid-of-skype-or-skype-click-to-call/
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I tested it out as it is right now and when I call my dad's phone, says "Unknown caller."

http://www.pchelpforum.com/software-support/126213-skype-calling-skype-number.html
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Today we have released an update to Skype 5.5 for Windows.

With this update we have introduced support for Microsoft Windows 8.
Full release notes for 5.5.0.117 are:

New features:

Introduced Microsoft Windows 8 support



Skype 5.5 for Windows

A:Skype 5.5 for Windows update: Support for Windows 8

Thanks for the heads up! Finally got it to actually install.

http://www.eightforums.com/software-apps/2236-skype-5-5-windows-update-support-windows-8-a.html
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so is there any differenced between thses two and I nedd both of them?

A:Do I need both Skype app and Skype for desktop?

Unless you are on an RT tablet I would just use the desktop version, from the reviews the app is not very good, perhaps after some future updates it will be better.

http://www.eightforums.com/software-apps/16445-do-i-need-both-skype-app-skype-desktop.html
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The future is the UWP app. It will be replacing the desktop app. Benefits are notification integration and security.
I would go with the new app. It appears to work well here as a preview, and only expect it to get better.

http://forums.windowscentral.com/ask-question/435964-should-i-use-skype-uwp-skype-desktop-app-my-pc.html
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Using Vista with Broadband wireless hub and have good connection with other devices.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/skype-to-non-skype-no-quality.821193/
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A:skype error "skype can't connect"

no one gonna help -_-

http://www.sevenforums.com/software/269080-skype-error-skype-cant-connect.html
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A:Can't access McAfee update, Firefox update, Flash update, iTunes store, IE, etc.

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below I will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Follow the instructions that pop up for posting the results.Close the program window, and delete the program from your desktop.Please note: You may have to disable any script protection running if the scan fails to run. After downloading the tool, disconnect from the internet and disable all antivirus protection. Run the scan, enable your A/V and reconnect to the internet. Information on A/V control HEREAndPlease download DeFogger to your desktop.Double click DeFogger to run the tool. The application window will appear Click the Disable button to disable your CD Emulation drivers Click Yes to continue A 'Finished!' message will appear Click OK DeFogger will now ask to reboot the machine - click OKIMPORTANT! If you receive an error message while running DeFogger, please post the log defogger_disable which will appear on your desktop.ThenPlease download GMER from one of the following locations and save it to your desktop:Main MirrorThis version will download a randomly named file (Recommended)Zipped MirrorThis version will download a zip file you will need to extract first. If you use this mirror, please extract the zip file to your desktop.Disconnect from the Internet and close all running programs.Temporarily disable any real-time active protection so your security programs will not conflict with gmer's driver.Double-click on the randomly named GMER file (i.e. n7gmo46c.exe) and allow the gmer.sys driver to load if asked.Note: If you downloaded the zipped version, extract the file to its own folder such as C:\gmer and then double-click on gmer.exe.GMER will open to the Rootkit/Malware tab and perform an automatic quick scan when first run. (do not use the computer while the scan is in progress)If you receive a WARNING!!! about rootkit activity and are asked to fully scan your system...click NO.Now click the Scan button. If you see a rootkit warning window, click OK.When the scan is finished, click the Save... button to save the scan results to your Desktop. Save the file as gmer.log.Click the Copy button and paste the results into your next reply.Exit GMER and re-enable all active protection when done.-- If you encounter any problems, try running GMER in Safe Mode.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/327339/cant-access-mcafee-update-firefox-update-flash-update-itunes-store-ie-etc/
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Hello Y'all. I've just installed a bunch of Windows updates but declined the offer of the latest Skype version that was bundled in until I have asked around to see if it is good for W7 or is creating problems as I am certain I won't be able to back if I don't like it. Anyone any experience of this latest version KB2876229 with W7?

A:New Skype

Seems to work fine here - although I don't use Skype all that much.

http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/365772-new-skype.html
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Q: skype

using vista
funny situation................my computer is always on but it goes into sleep mode after a while
people call me on skype and they can see my room and hear me talking even though i'm not in the room.
how do i stop access to my webcam when i'm not there????

HELP !!!!!

herb
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/skype.978910/
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Q: Skype

Hi Guys,

Anyone know abt this software skype ?

I having problem with this skype. Chatting no problem with my Laptop.
But if someone call in or i call out to talk.. The Laptop will totally HANG my SYSTEM !!!

I can't do my work. It totally HANG. I can'r press Ctrl, Alt & Del button to reset.

I have to power off and On again to get it work.

Pls help if anyone know how to solve this problem.

THanx
 

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I have asked in Skype community last week I am Skype still waiting on a reply My issue is When i turned on my laptop it loaded accept Skype it told me there was bad sectors within the program so i proceeded to uninstall it and re-install it Skype then that's where things got worse After unstalling it i tried to instal it i got a error so after doing some research i then started to get rid of everything to do with Skype skype i got stuck on this one issue when i went on to this part C Program Files x Skype Phone the skype exe could not be deleted because of this message The action can't be completed because the file is open in Base Filtering Engine Close this file and try again I have tried everything to get rid of it or at least stop the service to no avail i even tried to delete it through the command prompt and i got the same results As a last resort i downloaded the Mocrosoft Fix It program i saw that skype was not listed so i went to others and it asked me for a product code which i cannot find so i am stuck with this part Then i thought i would just install over it i just get the same message of the error So i need a solution to this as i am out of ideas I would like very much to use skype again but unitl further notice I am without it A little info that may help you OS Windows Ultimate bit File Version Skype Product Version Skype Thanks in advance Dave

A:Skype

Boot into safe mode and try uninstalling again.
If that doesn't work try using Download Revo Uninstaller Freeware - Free and Full Download - Uninstall software, remove programs, solve uninstall problems

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/539488/skype/
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Ok i had to delete skype and then i redownloaded it with new user name and now i can't get signed in on it . what can i do ?

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/243221/skype/
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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4440 CPU @ 3.10GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8108 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4600, -2016 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 944976 MB, Free - 889084 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 088DT1
Antivirus: Ad-Aware Antivirus, Disabled

I'm confused about Skype. Evidently, and yes, I did use this in the past. Now I want to use it again but am having trouble signing in. I'm confused about Microsoft acct sign in. I also have a @live.com acct. It says to sign in with Microsoft acct. I need clarity between the two. Also, I have Windows. Is there also a Windows password? I'm mixed up as you can read. Can someone help? Thanks.
 

A:Skype

You can use two different accounts to sign into Skype. You can use a "Skype Account that is for for Skype only, or you can use a Microsoft Account such as an Outlook.com, Live.com, Hotmail.com, etc account. You can use either account type based on what you have, the reason for the two accounts is because Microsoft bought Skype years ago and migrated their Messenger users over to it so they allow both account types.

If you have a Live.com account you should be able to use that with the Microsoft Account option, If you have a Skype account then you need to use the Skype account option.

You can also link your Skype account to a Microsoft account if you want: https://support.skype.com/en/faq/FA12060/how-do-i-link-my-skype-and-microsoft-accounts

Additionally these help links may be of use to you: https://support.skype.com/en/skype/windows-desktop/account/account/
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/skype.1152257/
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New Version of Skype is ready to download and upgrade

Version 7.18.0.109 is what it has been upgraded to

A:Skype

Thanks for the heads up! Just upgraded mine.

http://www.tenforums.com/software-apps/38776-skype.html
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I've put this under hardware but it could just as easily be a software problem. When I make a video call (local or international) - I can see them but they can't see me. This is very annoying as I frequently call my pregnant daughter in England . Have tried reinstalling both Skype and the USB camera. Have also used TuneUp.
 

A:Skype

I assume that you have click on the option to "Start Video" ??

Regards,
Rollin
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/skype.809641/
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How do I dissable or get rid of Skype from windows 10.

A:Skype

Originally Posted by Auskart


How do I dissable or get rid of Skype from windows 10.



If you have the desktop version, go to Control Panel/Programs and Features and uninstall it from there,
for the app version, go to Start/All apps, right click on Skype video and click Uninstall; (this will also uninstall Messaging simultaneously)

(For the 'Get Skype' promo tile: right click-uninstall)

http://www.tenforums.com/software-apps/42477-skype.html
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Hello to all,I want to use skype,I have a hp dv 9260nr laptop that came with vista ultimate 64 bit.With that os skype had video and incoming sound with occasional outgoing sound.After several installs and installs,sound driver updates,computer and skype configuring skype and hp tech support decided 64 bit was not supported.I have since installed windows 7 pro 32 bit.I have video, incoming sound but NO outgoing sound at all.My built in microphones work fine with sound recorder and speech recognition.Thanks in advance for any help.Edit: Moved topic from Win 7 to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

A:SKYPE

Hi,
What type of device are you using as a microphone? Headset? Softphone? etc. As I'm sure you know this plays a large role in how to configure your options. Also, have you updated your drivers? Are you using the Realtek 97? if so there is a package that you can install (I had to) in order for things to go on working properly.
6305_Vista_Win7_PG537 (you can google it) is an audio (et al) folder of updates I found to get my audio working again. Hope it helps. If you can add some more info (i.e. devices and settings) I might be able to assist you further. Oh yeah, Skype just released an update recently. Did you get it?
Good luck
doc

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/326740/skype/
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Okay so Since I got my laptop in December skype hasn't worked on it When I say it doesn't work I mean it loads up fine responds quickly I can send messages fine but the moment I call somebody the audio of not only the skype call but also every other program on my computer becomes slow robotic and unintelligable Along with this my skype partner can't hear my voice unless they turn their audio to nbsp You'd think this is a skype problem as when I call on google hangouts or something similar I don't have this issue I contacted skype support but that was about as useful as talking to a brick wall with a representative badge nbsp Someone even suggested it was my skype account that was causing this but it works ugh. Skype... perfectly on my mobile on other laptops and on my desktop I know you'll say just use skype on those but I don't have the patience to sit beside a power outlet all day as skype drains mobile Skype... ugh. charge in seconds and my desktop headphone input is broken Pleeeeease somebody help as it's incredibly frustrating being unable to use skype on my laptop nbsp nbsp nbsp

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Audio/Skype-ugh/td-p/5614529
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where can you find and older version, 4.0, 4.2, of skype to be be downloaded to a 64 bit sys.

A:skype

See here: SkypeOld Versions for Download

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/359672/skype/
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When i had the original Acer software i could use Skyype,now i havs Vista Business,i set Skype up but the sound wont work .The computer works with voice recognition,but when i try Skype it cancels the microphone,when i reset,there is no Apply button highlighted,so no microphone/sound. This was never a problem with the Acer installed version.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/skype-368323.html
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I hope im in the right section :/

But all im wondering is how i can back up my skype chat history to another hard drive . i have two HDDs on my laptop . and i wanna put the skype chat history onto the other hdd . how ? lol .

Thanks everyone !

A:Skype Help

Back up these 2 folders -

C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\Skype
C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\skypePM

To view, copy backups back into those folders. Be careful not to overwrite current files.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/skype-help-545181.html
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using xp.
every time i finish making a phone call, i get a page asking me to give feedback as to the quality of the phone call made.

how do i get rid of it.

HELP !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

herb
 

A:skype

lilaco said:

using xp.
every time i finish making a phone call, i get a page asking me to give feedback as to the quality of the phone call made.

how do i get rid of it.

HELP !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

herbClick to expand...

Quit using Skype??

Seriously, those are quality control services and shouldn't appear with every call. I usually only see them when i have had some problems with the call.

On the next forms, tell them you are having problems with them always asking for feedback
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/skype.487152/
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Hi it may be a silly question but i have just brought my nephew a laptop and he wants to use skype but has just found out it has to be paid for can i pay for it on my credit card and is there more than one type of skype thanks if you can help ?Edit: Moved topic from Windows 7 to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

A:skype

Hi johnyjohn Skype is free to use when you call other users using the Skype application. However, if you want to call phone numbers, you have to pay, yes (because you need credit for calls). You can download and install Skype for free from the official website:https://www.skype.com/en/

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/582094/skype/
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Why does my microphone work.It worked when 1st started on skype but now it doesn't. The same thing happened when i tried it on another computer exactly the same.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/skype-292907.html
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When connecting to skype it starts to sign in and then gives a message that skype cannot connect. I am on a Dell laptop with Vista home premium. Have reinstalled skype and created new username. Can someone help. thanks

A:Skype

what is ur connection type. Is it have any FW between Internet? Otherwise it should be work. Click Option then Network and select http other than https.Sometimes it would be ok

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/skype-563954.html
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skype just isn't working for me right now... can anyone help? i can't say anything but that it just stopped working one day and uh even when i reinstall it then try to open the program just doesn't open. Thanks in advance!
 

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Can someone help me set up sound settings for skype. l can hear others talking but they can't hear me.

Thanks.
 

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I get a message that audio and video calls are not supported on my os










Solved!
Go to Solution.

A:why cant i use skype with my os

Yes, Skype is still not supporting video or calls on Chromebooks.Skype issue.

http://community.acer.com/t5/Chromebooks/why-cant-i-use-skype-with-my-os/td-p/425768/jump-to/first-unread-message
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Hi, Complete newbie here!!

Sorry if I am posting in the wrong place.

I have been looking for a voip phone that will work with vista x64 there seem to be plenty about ebay etc. but much disagreement as to which ones will actually do the job - can you advise?

Thanks

A:Skype

I have used Skype for last 3 years and so far so good...
No problems to report on this free program.

http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/289721-skype.html
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I get a message that audio and video calls are not supported on my os










Solved!
Go to Solution.

A:why cant i use skype with my os

Yes, Skype is still not supporting video or calls on Chromebooks.Skype issue.

http://community.acer.com/t5/Chromebooks/why-cant-i-use-skype-with-my-os/m-p/425768
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well, i tried to get onto Skype a few times over the past hour, and i keep getting this same message "Skype is no longer available for your operating system"

i'm using windows Vista home premium.. it's on sp2

i'm not sure why Skype won't work because it was running fine last night and since then nothings really changed rather i havent changed anything on my own

i've tried restarting the comp. i'll try a re-download and install of Skype but i figured i'd write this now because it will be about 30 minutes on my piddly connection.

if anyones seen this before, or knows what to do.. i'll be thankful for your advice.

A:Skype's not Available for my OS?

Hi -

Run Windows System Restore - choose a restore point when skype last worked -
START | type rstrui

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/skypes-not-available-for-my-os-513731.html
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Hi All

Well the things (Skype) is not even installed and I keep getting notification about being added to some very unsavoury people.

How do I protect myself from this please, as it is becoming very annoying.

Thx People.

A:Help Skype

I haven't tried this yet, but someone on the Skype forums said to set your age to 13. Microsoft protects anyone under 16 from unwanted contacts. But you have to be at least 13 to use the service. It might work.

http://www.tenforums.com/software-apps/33208-help-skype.html
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Hello Forum
I have in mind to install Skype on my win 10 pc. Made some search and learned that win 10 contains Skype, found somethind alike in the apps menu like in attached screenshot. When clicked on it - nothing happened.
I asked the technician (installed the system) - he did not install Skype. Making a search in my system I found some files as on screenshot attached. If they does not belong to Skype - what to do with them ?
Answers will be always appreciated
Thanks
Motim

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Q: skype

I am trying to get skype to run on my computer, when I test I can hear the voice most of the time but it will not play back my message I am running XP pro. I have I set it up right.
as I think can you help
 

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Q: Skype

I have not had my new PC with Vista 32 much more than 2 months. I have recently down loaded version 4 of Skype.

Has anyone any idea how to get around the following problems?

1. The PC speakers do not ring when there is an incoming conact call despite setting up as per Skype: Tools=Options-Audio Settings and ticking the 'Ring PC Speaker' box. The speakers work when they are tested on Skype call back or play music!

2. My house phones ring (albeit quietly) when there is a Skype contact calling me instead if the PC speakers ringing!


Regards
Alan

A:Skype

I had the same problem with incoming calls not ringing on the headset or on the PC speakers. After several weeks of back and forth with Skype tech support, I finally found a technician who had a viable answer. Here are the steps he told me to follow -- and they worked in restoring the ringtone.


1. Quit Skype. Right click on Skype icon on system tray and choose "Quit".
2. Press "Windows key" + R on your keyboard in order to open Run window and type in shortcut command:
%appdata%\skype
3. Once Skype folder is opened please delete "shared.xml" file.
4. Then open your account folder and delete also "config.xml" file.

After deleting shared.xml and config.xml files please uninstall Skype as
follows:
1. From Start menu, click on "Control Panel" and then choose "Add/Remove Programs".
If you are using Vista then: Start > Control Panel > Programs > "Programs and Features".
2. Select Skype from the list and click on "Remove".
3. Go to C:\Program Files and delete the "Skype" folder from there.
4. Go to C:\Documents and Settings\All users\ApplicationData and delete the "Skype" folder from there.
For Vista: C:\ProgramData\
5. Open Start menu and select "Run". ("Windows key" + R) 6. Enter "regedit" in the text box and click "OK".
7. Open the "Edit" drop-down menu and click "Find".
8. Search for the keyword "Skype". Delete all search results.

After complete uninstallation please download and install the latest version of Skype from:
Skype 4.1 for Windows - Download the latest version of Skype and get free computer calls
* Choose "Save" not "Run/Open"

http://www.vistax64.com/sound-audio/214592-skype.html
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Q: skype

using vista home premium.
don't know whether this is software or hardware issue.
i use skype with a cordless phone connected to a usb adapter and hub for many years.
suddenly, i lost the ability to do this.
deleted the usb drive and audio drive in device manager...rebooted....both got re-installed.but no change.
can put my printer in the usb port and printer works.
have done a system restore .......no luck.
HELP !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1
herb
 

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When I open up my computer I always get the Skype page. How can I prevent this.

Pete
 

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Hi everyone,
 
Recently, I have upgraded Windows Live Messenger to Skype that is a component software in Windows Essentials freeware suite. And I am encountering a problem as follows:
I cannot log into Skype using my Microsoft account and keep getting the following message:
"Sorry, we didn't recognize your sign-in details. Please check your Skype Name and password, then try again"
despite the fact that I always enter the correct sign-in information.
 
The OS being used is the 64-bit Windows 7 Ultimate and the browser being used is the 64-bit Internet Explorer 11.
Please help me fix this problem.

A:cannot log into Skype

Are you using the option to sign in with your Microsoft account?

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/575951/cannot-log-into-skype/
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I get a message that audio and video calls are not supported on my os











Solved!
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A:why cant i use skype with my os

Yes, Skype is still not supporting video or calls on Chromebooks.Skype issue.

http://community.acer.com/t5/Chromebooks/why-cant-i-use-skype-with-my-os/td-p/425768
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A friend has recommended Skype to me. He as it turns your computer into another phone (or that's what I thought he said). Always eager for a bargain (and with two teenage daughters it seemed a way of possibly keeping the home line open more frequently) I went to their website. The only thing that worries me is that it describes itself as a P2P.... is this like Kazaa and will I be opening up my computer to all the crapware that I've just freed my computer from?

Anybody's advice would be much appreciated. Thanks !

A:Anyone know of Skype?

Just make sure that u do not get Kazaa with it. I think that it is possible to d/l Skype by itself. And as always read the end user license agreement. I am a little wary of it since it is is..... Reuters....the newest venture of Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis, co-founders of Kazaa and Altnet, a secure peer-to-peer network.My personal opinion is that I'd steer clear of it.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/6506/anyone-know-of-skype/
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Q: Skype

I was surprised when I just received an email notice from Skype that they had charged my PayPal account for another annual fee. I have never used Skype, because of problems with the telephone hardware that I had purchased. I didn't know that they would automatically charge this payment, and when I went to my account, the only thing that I could find was an automatic feature to keep a minimum balance for call charges, which I had never enabled.

Of course, it has been a year since I setup the account, and my memory doesn't work very well that far back, but I don't recall any provisions for an automatic annual payment authorization...was there one?

A:Skype

You sure it's not a phishing mail?

http://www.sevenforums.com/software/41932-skype.html
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My SKYPE will not fuction with W7

Any ideas

Thanks

A:W7 and SKYPE

What exactly is the problem you are having? Is Skype starting up but you cannot call? Or is it not starting at all?

Are you using the latest version?
Have you tried installing it in Compatibility Mode?

http://www.sevenforums.com/software/36868-w7-skype.html
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Sometimes I am unable to make calls with skype out. It freezes and then I get an error saying tha Skype has detected a problem and needs to close. This happens like 60% of the Skyp Out calls. I get the options. Sometimes I don`t even have the problem.

A:Skype Out

are you using a usb phone or headset? or a router phone?

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/skype-out-256779.html
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HI

OK, I already installed Skype a couple of months ago.
Then yesterday, I received an email telling me about the better new quality video of Skype 2, and encouraging me to download it which I did

But, the new Skype 2 'box' has appeaered on my Desktop but when I go intall it it doesn't seem to happen...? Am I supposed to delete the earlier version?

Not sure how to proceed.
 

A:what do do about SKYPE 2...?

hmmmmm. not sure why this hasn't been replied to?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/what-do-do-about-skype-2.656963/
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Running WIN 7

I updated SKYPE and cannot access my account. I even added a new account to no avail. I'm running WIN 7

I checked the following malware sites:
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

www.malwarebytes.org
Update, 2/22/2016 7:48 AM, SYSTEM, JACK-PC, Manual, Rootkit Database, 2016.2.8.1, 2016.2.17.1,
Update, 2/22/2016 7:48 AM, SYSTEM, JACK-PC, Manual, Remediation Database, 2016.2.12.1, 2016.2.20.1,
Update, 2/22/2016 7:48 AM, SYSTEM, JACK-PC, Manual, IP Database, 2016.2.8.1, 2016.2.21.1,
Update, 2/22/2016 7:48 AM, SYSTEM, JACK-PC, Manual, Domain Database, 2016.2.16.2, 2016.2.21.2,
Update, 2/22/2016 7:48 AM, SYSTEM, JACK-PC, Manual, Malware Database, 2016.2.16.3, 2016.2.22.2,

Scan, 2/22/2016 8:05 AM, SYSTEM, JACK-PC, Manual, Start:2/22/2016 7:48 AM, Duration:16 min 51 sec, Threat Scan, Completed, 0 Malware Detections, 0 Non-Malware Detections,

and

IObit Malware Fighter

OS: Windows 7
Version: 3.4.0.9
Database Version: 1490
Scan Mode:Manual
Time Elapsed: 00:52:24
Objects Scanned: 98885
Threats Found: 0
Save Time: 2/22/2016 10:57:54 AM

|Name|Type|Description|ID|

I need assistance.
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A:cannot get on SKYPE

Closing duplicate thread too: https://forums.techguy.org/threads/problem-with-skype-update.1166678/

Please only start one thread per issue. This type of issue is generally not malware related.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/cannot-get-on-skype.1166679/
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What's with Skype and and xp sp3.
What is worst than the Skype crash at startup, is the difficulty getting support from Skype....
Anyone here have any experience with this.

A:Skype 5.3 and xp sp3

Hi nano. Welcome to TSF!

Does it crash every time you try to run it? Have you tried updating your drivers lately? Are you using an ATI video board?

Mike

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/skype-5-3-and-xp-sp3-567073.html
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Q: Skype

I have suddenly lost access to skype and everytime I try to connect it comes up with: "The file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. Create an association in the Set Associations panel."
So how do I go about doing this? I've had skype on my laptop for years and all of a sudden this has happened!! Helllllpppppppppp....
 

A:Skype

Can you open all other programs without any problems??
Try downloading skype and reinstalling it
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/skype.918506/
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Q: sKYPE

Please i need help my skype refuse to install on acer aspire one................................always show me (we are having problems connecting to the download server) please i need help and my network is very fast i wonder why this all time i tried installing it.

A:sKYPE

Typing in all caps is interpreted as shouting and bad etiquette.
 
I'd suggest you query the issue with your ISP is the issue persists.

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Change Log



   Information
* Removed Google product bundling
* Added attribution of used third party software
# Fixed issues:
* Click-to-Call
- There was a memory leak in Firefox plugin
* General
- Sometimes Skype crashed at startup on Windows 8
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Q: Skype

I have been trying to load Skype on a new laptop and during the download I get the message:
Unable to load Skype Toolbar.
Yet when I try to load this on my desktop it loads ok both the program and the toolbar.

Any Skypers out there.

Thanks for any advice.
jack

A:Skype

Is it possible that your firewall or other security settings (or anti-virus or anti-spyware apps) might be preventing Skype from installing?

http://www.sevenforums.com/software/125937-skype.html
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Q: Skype

Is anyone else having trouble getting Skype to connect when using windows 7 Home Premium?
It seems when you click on it, it will either not load or state their is a problem and not connect.
I have uninstalled it, done a registry scan for errors and have reinstalled it but I am still having connection issues when I go to use it.
I never used Skype before, but I do not have these issues with Aim, Yahoo or Windows Messenger.

A:Skype

  
Quote: Originally Posted by kb7uar


Is anyone else having trouble getting Skype to connect when using windows 7 Home Premium?
It seems when you click on it, it will either not load or state their is a problem and not connect.
I have uninstalled it, done a registry scan for errors and have reinstalled it but I am still having connection issues when I go to use it.
I never used Skype before, but I do not have these issues with Aim, Yahoo or Windows Messenger.


I use skype and talk to my friend fine but when she moves into her room the call drops. Try restarting your modem?

please fill out your pc information better, so we can help more.

http://www.sevenforums.com/software/134481-skype.html
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Q: Skype

Using Win 7 Professional.

I installed Skype on my laptop last week so that I could participate in a meeting.

Whenever I turn on my laptop, Skype is loaded in the background. Because I do not foresee using Skype on a regular basis, I must manually turn it off by positioning the cursor onto the icon in the tray and click "quit".

Is there a way to stop Skype for automatically being launched?

A:Skype

Start->Run->msconfig .Under tab StartUp unselect Skype.

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Change Log nbsp nbsp Information Improvements Improved quality of video received from Skype on mobile devices Skype shows users' presence icons on collapsed contact profile cards Conversation topic editing button is now always available on the conversation header If a phone Skype 5.3.0.108 number is added to a profile after a failed call attempt Skype starts a call automatically Automatically switch to SMS entry after user adds mobile phone number to profile after failing to send SMS due to lack of phone number Fixed issues Video - Video sending was sometimes Skype 5.3.0.108 not started if user had set computer to auto-answer and to start sending video Outlook contacts - Outlook contacts without country code gave Skype 5.3.0.108 an error message triggered error message when trying to call them after adding country code Call Quality Indicator - Two call Quality Indicators were opened if user change from default mode to compact mode when Call Quality Indicator was visible Call Phones - Call Phones number suggestion made it hard to call short numbers Instant Messaging - Skype 5.3.0.108 Long not yet sent IM entry was getting deleted when switching to SMS mode in conversation Call Phones - Call Phones number suggestion made it hard to call short numbers Screen sharing - In case user who is not in your contact list tried to share a screen with you and then receiver declined the sender was still seeing that he is sharing a screen Calling - In compact mode call was not sent to full screen if user chose it from the main menu Calling - No credits popup on failed call showed rates for users default country and not a country where he tried to call Call Phones - Call phones localizations did not fit into user interface in some languages Contact list - It was not possible to delete contacts from the contact list by pressing 'delete' key on keyboard Instant Messaging - When replacing a quote with a new quote then all the further messages sent to conversation appeared as quotes Screen sharing - It was not possible to stop a screen sharing on a recovered call File sending - Cancelling file transfer dialog was not correctly displayed in Right-To-Left languages Profile - Adding a number to contacts profile played a windows default error sound sound Accessibility - Adding people to ongoing call did not indicate which persons are selected already Accessibility - Sending contacts windows did not indicate which contacts are selected Skype