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Skype retarded support: Anyone upload Skype 6.1

Q: Skype retarded support: Anyone upload Skype 6.1

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

Preferred Solution: Skype retarded support: Anyone upload Skype 6.1

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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.

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Windows 7 32 Bitand Skype 5.0 new version of Skype no more freezing lost other topic. I am so happy finally skype works on Windows 7 32 Bit Home Premium

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I noticed that skype has send to all skype contacts a certain link, to one contact even multiply links.
this all happens on the same day: 17th december from 14:30 -14:39.
I haven't seen any spam send anymore after that.
Skype support told me to reset my password, I did, and to download safety scanner from microsoft. they proviced me with the link.
when I try to open the link, the browser cannot load the page, it is stuck in a loop:  sometimes I see a page, but just for a second or even less, then mostly white page, and browser keeps trying to load the page. and in chrome : a  little shield symbol on the right side of the address bar says that it's trying to load scripts from unauthenticated sources. this message dissappears very quickly.
I have skype installed on two laptops, and on my smartphone (iphone).
The problem I told about, is on one laptop that has no antivirus. I did not yet checked the other laptop, if the microsoft page opens or not. but I do have bitdefender internet security (paid) installed on the second laptop.
I want to be sure the laptop that has the problem, is virusfree.
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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.

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skype runs ok in my VISTA HOME BASIC 32BIT, but icon/shortcut of skype in desktop, do not seem instead shows a small null icon, well what to do to be seen ?

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,

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I've experienced some problems and discomfort with skype for win8:
- not able to show screen,
- terrible design,
- very slow response (i.e. when I click RMB, the menu shows up in several seconds, and I expect to see it immideately),
- doesn't understand links to skype chat like skype:?chat&blob=blahblahblah, when I click it nothing happens.

I've also tried skype for desktop, it was even worse:
- when I changed online status to invisible (i've also tried with N/A), skype stopped to receive and send messages,
- when this or another error occurs, I try to kill skype process via task manager, TM then firstly says that skype is not responding (so i am trying to kill process), after that TM stops responding as well.
So when i've tried skype for desktop i had to reboot my laptop about 5 times in a day.

Now I've installed skype from Store back, but I still need to go to skype chat.

Could anyone please help me either make skype 5.x/6.x work on win8, or enter the chat which i need?

Here's my system: http://i.imgur.com/Fu65f57.png

Thanks in advance!

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According to reports, Skype has stopped support for Trillian and other 3rd-party IM's, as of 2014_08_01.  The report stated that last year it was announced by Microsoft last year, Skype is no longer supporting Skypekit and thus it's now time for an official goodbye to third-party apps like Trillian which had native support for Skype.
Although I don't use Skype, or any other IM software, I thought that this might be of interest.  I'm only going by that the report said.  If any other information is available, please confirm this.
Trillian blogged (NOT THE SOURCE OF THE ABOVE, JUST MORE RESEARCH ): "In order to connect to Skype, Trillian relies upon an SDK developed by Skype known as "SkypeKit".  Unfortunately, after Microsoft acquired Skype they made the decision to terminate the SkypeKit program, leaving Trillian in a state of limbo in terms of future updates and ongoing support for Skype connectivity.  We've recently received official confirmation that the SkypeKit program will be winding down at the end of this month, July 2014".
Have a great day!


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I have tried everything imaginable to get rid of these two.  I can delete Skype via 
control panel, but it comes back and re-installs itself.  
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.

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

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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.
From what I have read it would seem the best plan would be to ditch the App and just continue with the desktop version.
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.

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Not so much a software support question, but this is the best I could figure it'd go into... but if I have an Office 365 subscription that includes 60 minutes of Skype calling a month, do I still need to purchase a Skype number so people can call me and for people to know who's calling them?

I tested it out as it is right now and when I call my dad's phone, says "Unknown caller."

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When I double click any of the following to open them, I immediately get the message:
"[program] has stopped working Windows is checking for a solution to the problem."
Followed soon after by: "[Program] has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly.
Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available."
So far, I have found that each of the following all experience the same when I try to
start them: Skype, McAfee, Desktop Windows Manager and Microsoft Help & Support.
It was suggested that I try to remove malware. I have not paid for a program to do so yet.
I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling Skype but not the others. I first noticed this when I
tried to use Skype yesterday. I hadn't used it since July.

A:(McAfee/Skype/Desktop Windows Mgr/MS Help&Support) has stopped working

Please download MiniToolBox, and save it to your desktop and run it, and checkmark the following checkboxes:Flush DNSReport IE Proxy SettingsReset IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsReset FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Users, Partitions and Memory size.Click Go and post the result (Result.txt). A copy of Result.txt will be saved in the same directory the tool is run.Note: When using "Reset FF Proxy Settings" option Firefox should be closed.

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I have been using Skype paid calls for business usage and have huge problems with the Other side not hearing me well or at all. It used to work OK but now I have to restart hub or reconnect or just wait . This is for calls to International. If I call skype to skype it is OK most of time. My provider BT has checked all hub settings and network seems fine. I am about to give up on skype to non skype as a business option and the fact I am spending good money and cant get instant support really doesnt help. I am out of ideas
Using Vista with Broadband wireless hub and have good connection with other devices.

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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.

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i have tryed to log in to skype to day but all it does is log in for ages then come up with an error "skype can't connect" i have tried everything to fix it but nothing works. i have uninstalled it, restarted pc, restarted modem. i can connect to everything else but skype and it was working earlier today.

A:skype error "skype can't connect"

no one gonna help -_-

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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 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.

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Hi Guys,

I run a small business from my home and I need to set up Skype so I can have multiple incoming phone numbers all on 1 PC and using 2 IP phones.

I only want to use Skype on one PC in the office space, but I need phones on 2 different desks, so I need to set up some IP phones using skype. I need to be able to see which phone number (business) the incoming call is going to so we can answer the phones appropriately.

I have tried but I do not know how to set up "Skype Business" to have it so I can have 3 phone numbers on PC

So in a nut shell, I need 3 skype numbers on 1 pc, and using 2 IP phone. I need this done quick so any response from you guys will be helpful.

A:Skype Help?

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Is there any way to get rid of ads in Skype? I'm using the latest version and set my privacy settings not to use targeted ads, however I still get ads on the skype "homepage" (of the program itself.)

Is there a list of Hosts they use, that I can manually block inside my Hosts file?

Or is there some fee I can pay for a "pro" version of skype, which doesn't have these ads?

Maybe someone knows the last old version of skype without ads? (At least, without insecure flash-based ones?)

I'm looking for any way to get rid of the ads in Skype, including actually paying for the software. Anyone know if this is possible? Thanks!

A:Skype without ads?

This might be of interest: http://www.yethz.com/more-tips-and-tricks/how-to-removedisable-banners-advertisements-on-skype/1732/

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hey guys i downloaded skype 4.0 recently and man it looks nothing like it does on the preview,i have it on my lap top and it looks like this (peview)
Skype 4.0 for Windows - Download the latest version of Skype and get free computer calls

but on the downloaded version it looks likr this

A:skype 4.0

Hi skript Kiddie,

I have deleted your other identical thread.

Please do not post identical threads in different forums, pick the appropriate forum and post one thread on a particular subject. And no cross linking identical threads either.

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Q: Skype

I'm not new to Skype. I usually use it for communications to talk to my friends online. If I want to call certain numbers for example Windows Technical Department (... etc) what number would be displayed when I call? I have broadband and I do have a home phone attached to it. But I do not want my home phone to be used, only to use Skype credit and have some fun with these scammers.


unless you have a paid for Skype number, any calls made from Skype on your computer appear to recipient as withheld or private number

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Q: skype

using windows 10 and ie 11
how do I erase on the left side of skype, the column showing all my previous calls???



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Q: Skype

using 8.1 and 11
my son gave me a gift for a technician to help correct a juno problem
after 6 hours....................juno is still a mess but she has ruined my Skype account
I have premium Skype which allows me to make contact with telephone #'s as well as Skype people
I have been using the skype software and have refused to upgrade to the latest version by hitting "not now"
somehow I now have the latest version and it doesn't show in my address book the telephone contacts and I have also lost the dollars in my account.
don't really want to up-grade to the new version but if i have to I have to but I need all my telephone contacts to move over
did not realize hew dependent I am on Skype until now


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Hi Everyone, I am looking for help to set up one page web to affiliate skype. It's a bit confusing-anyone there who can help? One page web is really one pager with link- nothing more-it's getting the link from skype and posting on page plus understanding of Commission junction to explain to me. Commission junction I think will be figured out by any tech- well hope someone can help please
Thanks for reading [email protected]

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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?

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Q: skype

plz help me..
i cant use skype in my laptop, as another pick d call my software stop working.. :(
so plz anybody can provide me solutions.. ?? PLZ

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Q: Skype

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.


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


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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.


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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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?

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Q: Skype

I recently opened up a new Skype account as I wanted to get rid of the old one for a particular reason. My new Skype account works fine and have all my contacts. The only thing is with just 1 of them I can't see their profile photo and they can't see mine. For my other contacts I can see their profile photo and they can see mine. Any solutions for just that 1 contact photo problem? Thanks for any tips. cordeiro


I see you have marked your thread as solved, what did you end up doing to fix it? It's good to post the solution as it provides a resolution to the the thread and may help others.

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Hi I just installed a sound and audio program it is based in the UK and it is used all over the world it downloaded fine it is called Skype.com .I have a friend that uses it to talk and also watsh her families in Australia ,Scotland and Texas and they say it is really great,I am in the process of checking if I have all the necessary equipment in my computer as I read somewhere I would maybe need to have a dual core processor and I am not sure if I do I have a pretty up to date computer about maybe 2,1/2 to 3yrs old it is a dell intel[r]pentium[r]4cpu 2.53ghz versionx86family 15 model 2 stepping 4 speed 2519 mhz windows xp home 2 gig memory 300gig hd bios version can I run this Skype program I am just a learner can any of you guys help me ,thank you matsui 55.


You should be able to run the Skype

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Q: Skype

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
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.


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/

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Q: Skype?

Can anyone get Skype to work on 7048 x64?


Hi, I just downloaded and installed it there a minute ago,and did the tests that come with it, and everything seems to be working here,at what point is your problem starting.?

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LUXEMBOURG, February 3, 2009 -- Skype today announced the launch of Skype 4.0 for Windows, the most distinctive new release in the company's five-year history. Thanks to the feedback of tens of thousands of people, the new version offers full-screen video calling, crystal clear call quality and is easier to use than ever before. In addition, Skype users will find all of the features they have come to expect - free voice and video calls to other Skype users, instant messaging, SMS, as well as calls to landlines and mobile devices around the world at very low rates.

more: All-New Skype Now Available - About Skype

A:All-New Skype Now Available

Is this fully compatible with W7? The previous version/beta crashed non-stop for me. I'm using the 64 bit build 7000.

Nevermind, found out the official release is not compatible - random crashes. However their beta release from FileHippo seems to work fine.

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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?

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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?


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Q: Skype

Skype App just been upgraded via updates.
Have not had time yet to see what improvements there are.
Anyone else had this app upgraded if so have you found out yet what improvements it has made


My last update to Skype occurred on 17 Dec 2015. So far I have not seen any new update since then. My version is Skype video 2.12.15004.0

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Q: Skype

Hello,Skpe does not work. As soon as  I try to start Skype, my computer shuts down and it gives me a blue screen. Whenever I try to upgrade the software, it says it cant. I get error code 654 and error code 643. I've tried to uninstall and it says skype is not found. Any ideas?

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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


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

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Q: Skype

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.

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Q: Skype

My brother has both a smart phone an an iPad but is a total non tech.
Is there any way we can Skype without his having an email address. We have tried to set up an email address but it is to no avail.


Don't think so as it requires either an original Skype login or a Windows Live login which includes @Live.com, @Hotmail.com, @msn.com, @Outlook.com to work.

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Q: Skype

How do unfreeze skype that says 50%

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LUXEMBOURG, February 3, 2009 -- Skype today announced the launch of Skype 4.0 for Windows, the most distinctive new release in the company's five-year history. Thanks to the feedback of tens of thousands of people, the new version offers full-screen video calling, crystal clear call quality and is easier to use than ever before. In addition, Skype users will find all of the features they have come to expect - free voice and video calls to other Skype users, instant messaging, SMS, as well as calls to landlines and mobile devices around the world at very low rates.

more: All-New Skype Now Available - About Skype

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will skype work with win98? the download site says win2000 or XP required

A:skype & '98?

Sorry, it doesn't sound like Windows 98 will support Skype.

System requirements

PC running Windows 2000 or XP. (The new video feature requires Windows XP.)
Internet connection (broadband is best, GPRS is not supported for voice calls, and results may vary on a satellite connection).
Speakers and microphone built-in or separate.
A webcam, if you want to make video calls.
We also recommend that you have at least 400 MHz processor, 128 MB RAM and 15 MB free disk space on your hard drive.

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


A:Skype on log on

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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 !!!!!


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I have had this problem with Skype for a while. I have uninstalled and reinstalled and it has not fixed it. Can anyone help me?Thanks,ColevertEdit: Moved topic from Audio and Video to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

A:Not able to Skype

Perhaps something in the Connection Problems found here...Skype Support

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I'm unable to register with Skype when using AOL. When following the sign up instructions it says "not connected" at the bottom of the skype window, despite AOL Broadband being connected ok. The "sign up" button isn't lit as a result of this.

Anyone seen this before?


A:Skype & AOL

Try using a different browser.

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