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Q: Can't Connect to Skype/MSN messenger

My internet connection is usually fine, I use a D-Link 615 router, and almost always have no problem connecting and using the internet. That is of course until I decide to connect to Skype, MSN messenger, or anything but AIM. AIM for some reason works fine. Skype however cuts out frequently and the webcam connection is horrible and i know its from my end. Is there anything I can do? It's pretty frustrating not to be able to talk to my friends on Messenger since i cant even log onto that. When I try that it knocks off my entire network. What's the deal here?

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A: Can't Connect to Skype/MSN messenger

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Whenever I try to chat with skype, Windows Live messenger or yahoo messenger , sometimes I can listen from other side but other side do not listen my voice. What is the problem and solution of it?



please me


Thanks in advance

A:Problem of video chat with Yahoo messenger - Windows Live messenger or skype

Hello sweeta, as i read your post, the solution that comes to mind is for you to confirm your settings in your Audio Manager. If you right click your Audio Manager which is usually located in the Taskbar, you should be able isolate and fix this issue . Hope i helped .

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I've tried chrome, Firefox and ie9 and none of the browsers work when I try to load a page. A few games I play that require internet don't work either, even though I can connect to Skype and spotify perfectly and IM people. I've tried rebooting, I've tried disconnecting/reconnecting my router, I've tried disabling my firewall and nothing worked.
I don't understand why it's doing this, I just turned my laptop off before I went out, then I came back later, turned it back on and this happened.

A:[SOLVED] Can't connect to browsers or games but can connect to spotify and Skype

Hi, and welcome to TSF.

We don't usually bump posts here until 72 hrs have passed.

Copy and paste these lines into Notepad.

@Echo on
pushd\windows\system32\drivers\etc
attrib -h -s -r hosts
echo 127.0.0.1 localhost>HOSTS
attrib +r +h +s hosts
popd
ipconfig /release
ipconfig /renew
ipconfig /flushdns
netsh winsock reset all
netsh int ip reset all
shutdown -r -t 1
del %0

Save as flush.bat to your desktop.
Double click on the flush.bat file to run it. Vista and Windows 7 users... right click the .bat file and choose to run as Administrator.
Your computer will reboot itself.

Let me know how it goes.

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I've tried chrome, Firefox and ie9 and none of the browsers work when I try to load a page. A few games I play that require internet don't work either, even though I can connect to Skype and spotify perfectly and IM people. I've tried rebooting, I've tried disconnecting/reconnecting my router, I've tried disabling my firewall and nothing worked.
I don't understand why it's doing this, I just turned my laptop off before I went out, then I came back later, turned it back on and this happened.

A:[SOLVED] Can't connect to browsers or games but can connect to spotify and Skype

Hi, and welcome to TSF.

We don't usually bump posts here until 72 hrs have passed.

Copy and paste these lines into Notepad.

@Echo on
pushd\windows\system32\drivers\etc
attrib -h -s -r hosts
echo 127.0.0.1 localhost>HOSTS
attrib +r +h +s hosts
popd
ipconfig /release
ipconfig /renew
ipconfig /flushdns
netsh winsock reset all
netsh int ip reset all
shutdown -r -t 1
del %0

Save as flush.bat to your desktop.
Double click on the flush.bat file to run it. Vista and Windows 7 users... right click the .bat file and choose to run as Administrator.
Your computer will reboot itself.

Let me know how it goes.

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The only weird thing about Trillian is I can't get it to set up with Skype and MSN Messenger. I typed in the correct info, but still isn't showing up my contacts/friends names in the window.

A:Can't get it Trillian to set up with Skype and MSN Messenger

Originally Posted by shortmantuff


The only weird thing about Trillian is I can't get it to set up with Skype and MSN Messenger. I typed in the correct info, but still isn't showing up my contacts/friends names in the window.



It works for me though...have you tried typing '@example.com' at the end of each username for skype and MSN?

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in XP nicely without messing thing up? I use Messenger but my sister want to use skype. It means that I have to install skype as well.

A:Can msn messenger and skype coexist....

Yes its fine to have both, I've never had any conflicts between them.

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I have Windows7 (hate it). When I try to use msn messenger or skype I cannot use them. I get the icons on the tool bar at the bottom of the screen saying they are loaded. I click on the icon and can see the windows that are open, but when I click on the window, nothing opens. I know the program is running. I just can't get the windows to open.
I am currently stationed overseas and this has been my best way of talking to my family and friends back home. Its so frustrating.
Gary
 

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Hi guys,

I have a few problems with my computer, a few days ago I was able to log with my skype and use it but yesterday I lost my contacts, I tried to reinstall skype (after I uninstalled) but it couldn't load any contacts and isn't working at all. Later today I was using my MSN Messenger and when I tried to log in again I couldn't log in keeps saying that there's a new version and when I try to install it sends me to a Microsoft site (http://download.live.com/?sku=messenger) and when I click on download keeps telling me that server not found, this also happen with other pages like windowsupdate.com

I don't have a Anti-Virus installed in my computer.

Thanks in advance for all your help.

ps. which is the best AV?


My log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:30:50 PM, on 9/15/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.21045)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS.0\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS.0\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS.0\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS.0\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS.0\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS.0\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS.0\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS.0\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS.0\system32\igfxtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS.0\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS.0\system32\igfxpers.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\WINDOWS.0\system32\igfxsrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader... Read more

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Hi,

I just bought a computer with Windows 8 and I have a little problem.

Skype and Messenger are together now. It's ok.
But my Messenger contacts are on Skype AND on the app Messages
And when one of them send me a message I receive it on both Skype and Messages apps.

How can I change this ? Can I juste disable Messages app ?

Thanks.

PS : I'm french, sorry for the mistakes and I hope my Win8 apps are the sames as you :/

A:Messenger and Skype contacts x2

You can either disable notifications from messenger in the PC Settings, or simply uninstall the messenger app, since you have all contacts on skype.

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I have Intel D915GAG board, Intel P4 2.8 mghz processor,4mb ram, GeForce Nividia 6600 video 128mb, Realtek HD sound (on board), new logitech 9000 webcam, win XP sp3. PC was built in 03 or 04. I have upgraded all drivers for audio, video, lan, usb, pci bridge etc. using Uniblue software downloaded from this site and purchase. I have not updated bios.
SKype or Yahoo Messenger load, screen comes up, video shows on screen. When I click on call, I hear dial tone for about 3 rings - then screen goes black and computer auto reboots to bios screen.
If I go to tools, click on audio - same thing. Error sent to MS, no specific message or code.
I am just trying to get video call to see my 5 year old grand daughter - their new computer works fine.
 

A:HELP! PC crashes on Skype, Yahoo messenger,

Hi and welcome. I'm willing to bet you have more than 4 mb of ram
 

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Hey,
I've recently had problems with running skype and windows live messenger. I can start both programs but once I log in I get the following warning 'A problem cause the program to stop working correctly. Please close the program'. People see me come online on msn but I immediatly get this warning. After this worning I used to have an error aswell but now I've disabled WER. Sometimes I do get on skype but never on msn. I've tried to search for solutions for this problem but it never works so this is my last chance or I'll have to reinstall windows vista home basic x64 or buy windows xp. So some help would be nice .

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I am using Windows 7 Home Premium with Internet Explorer 8 and Windows Live Mail.

I got a message that I must upgrade Messenger to Skype by April 8 or they will do it automatically.

I never use Messenger, just Windows Live Mail to get my emails.

(I know I should upgrade IE 8 to 9 or 10, but IE 8 seems to work.)

Is this going to mess up my getting emails or my contacts?
Thanks, cb

A:Mandatory Upgrade of Messenger to Skype

Messenger has nothing to do with email. So it doesn't affect you.

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I have used my webcam years ago with older version of Skype but it is not working now I have new version Skype, my webcam is Ritmo TPC-4113 and my driver is STV680 camera driver 2.0.0.3
Message is Skype could not find video device, or it is in use with another application, of course it is with messenger....... so take it off messenger and the same message still comes up
Regards motherearth
 

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It seems like I have the option of using Live Messenger (from the desktop), Messaging (as a Start App) or Skype (as a desktop or Start App).

But there doesn't seem to be a lot of consistency across each.

It appears to me that -

Either flavor of Skype gives me access to Microsoft and Skype accounts. But not Facebook accounts.Either flavor of Messenger gives me Microsoft and Facebook accounts. But not Skype accounts.Only Desktop Messenger gives me access to Microsoft Messenger groups. Neither flavor of Skype nor Messaging (as a Start App) do so.

Am I correct. Or are there ways to integrate Facebook accounts into Skype and Skype accounts into Messenger?

And when Microsoft Live Messenger goes away what happens to Microsoft Messenger Groups?

And while I am at it, where does Google chat fit in?

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I used to use WIM with Winxp then win 7 for a while then MS decides to change it up with skype. the best feature i like was that you could send your imported wav files like sayings from movies or what not that i created with total recorder. I miss this feature. is there a IM that supports this feature that i use with my family and friends. thanks

A:Instant messenger chat other than Skype

I am not sure exactly about the process you are trying to explain, but you might find answers in some multi-compatible chat client, such as Pidgin. It will connect with just about everything including Facebook chat, but sometimes I have had a hard time relaying images to Facebook chat with this client, for example. I think this client is able to share data, but it depends on the platforms being used.

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Ok ive been lookin at all these other threads about the infamous 80070005 and i cant fix it no matter what i do i have done a million diffrent things and the only thing i cant figure out is how to change my setting to defaults but idk what that will do i was thinking about doing a MS DOS but i dont have the right disks to do that any ideas that havnt been tossed around like crazy?

A:Vista and msn messenger 8007005 cannot connect to .net messenger services

I think this should be what you want: MSN Messenger Error Code 80070005 sign in problems.

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Hi
I have just been trying out Skype and ooVoo.
I bought a Webcam and installed MSN Messenger

No big deal.

However one of these programs is blocking me opening the Control Panel. I am using Vista. Everytime I try to open Control Panel, I get a dialogue box telling me that Windows Explorer has stopped working and would I like to restart or solve the problem by going online.

I know its one ot the above programs causing the problem, as I had this problem the first time I installed them. I then uninstalled them and problem gone.

I then re-installed and now have the same problem. My gut feeling is that its MSN messenger, but could be totally wrong.

Anybody come acroos this before and able to help me sort the issue.
This is the error

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: explorer.exe
Application Version: 6.0.6001.18164
Application Timestamp: 4907e242
Fault Module Name: kernel32.dll
Fault Module Version: 6.0.6001.18000
Fault Module Timestamp: 4791a76d
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 00045dbe
OS Version: 6.0.6001.2.1.0.768.3
Locale ID: 2057
Additional Information 1: fd00
Additional Information 2: ea6f5fe8924aaa756324d57f87834160
Additional Information 3: fd00
Additional Information 4: ea6f5fe8924aaa756324d57f87834160

Thanks
 

A:Voip, MSN Messenger, Skype, ooVoo problem

Its not MSN messenger.

Things are Ok again, so it must be an intermittant problem related to Vista.

Am I correct there and should I do anything to stop the problem occurring?
 

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The messenger has moved to Skype notice keeps appearing as an explorer page and wakes my pc from sleep loads of times - how do I remove it

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and welcome to the Forum

Have you converted to Skype?

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I'm running 32 bit Vista on an Acer laptop. I'm free of viruses, etc, as far as I know. When I start up MSN Messenger, Skype, or uTorrent I will more often than not experience a disconnect from the internet a "Internet Disconnected" box pops out in the bottom right panel of my desktop. It can sometimes be fixed by simply reconnecting manually to the internet but sometimes requires a full reset of my router. I have a Linksys D-Link router and Time Warner roadrunner internet. Help a brotha out!
 

A:MSN Messenger, Skype, uTorrent cause Internet Stalls

We don't help with P2P/uTorrent here, so please put that aside.

What is a "full reset" of the router? A reset to factory default settings?

What kind of hybrid is a "Linksys D-Link router"? They have a joint venture going now?

Is you connection problem with ethernet, wireless or both? Any other computer used with the router? If so, are there similar problems?

Do you get the same type problem with a connection directly to the modem?

Make sure you have the latest firmware for the router; then reset it to factory default settings and reconfigure.
 

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When I am chatting on either Messenger or Skype, the window freezes after about 10 minutes conversation and my connection is lost. I am unable to get back on to the internet until I reboot. Then its back again! Does anyone have any idea why this happens? Thanks in advance for any help.

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As I try to open a program, I get an error stating, skype.exe - bad image.
This is the same for msn messenger. Please HELP, i have family i have been contacting with overseas, which is causing many problems.

Skype.exe - bad image

-The application or DLL C:\WINDOWS\system32\SHFolder.dll is not a valid Windows image. Please check this against your installation diskette.

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The problem with my computer is every time I try to install windows live messenger or skype my computer will not let me. It lets me download these programs but when it gets to the installing part something pops up saying there is another installtion in progress but my computer shows no sign of something else installing. I have tryed seeing if there are any default programs stoping my computer from installing these programs and i see nothing wrong. I have also tryed saving skype and windows live messenger to my desktop and the icon shows up but when I go to run the them they still will not go through. I thought i might add Im not trying installing these programs at the same time so it cant be one program is trying to download and thats why the other wont. I do not know much about computers so clear step by step help would be really nice. Thank you to anyone who is willing to help and God Bless!!
 

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Skype / Messenger Live video call voice quality (fixed)

Hi All,

I am having a few problems with webcam calls with my folks.

I have installed the latest versions of Skype and Windows Live Messenger on both machines but when using either one for webcam video calls their audio and video coming to me is absolutely fine and so is my video to them however my audio to them is delayed, juddery, and robotic/gravelly (as if i have a sore throat). It is the same in both programs.

Zone Alarm on both machines is configured to allow these programs to run as they wish but still the problem persists.

We both have broadband at speeds usually no lower than 3mb.

Any help apreciated.
Rob
 

A:Skype / Messenger Live video call voice quality

skype is heavily dependant on bandwidth. I use it here in Iraq and with phone calls can be garbled if bandwidth is insufficient. However, it would seem in your case, the problem may be firewall related. I would ensure that all your ports are open for skype. I don't recommend zonealarm as it interferes with many programs.
 

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I don't know how to explain this but my font in windows goes black automatically in skype, msn, even on web pages, its. bold or dark and I can't change it. Thanx.

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Hi there,

Up until yesterday my Skype, Frostwire and Windows Live Messenger have all functioned perfectly fine. I initially noticed the problem when trying to connect to messenger, which was proved impossible. When running a diagnostic I was told to check my browser's ability to connect to the internet. This is fine. I have also checked that my firewall has all of these programmes as exceptions, which it does. I attempted a basic reinstallation of Skype and Messenger. This did not change anything with Skype which still does not have the ability to reconnect and when I try to reinstall Messenger I am told this can't be done due to an 'unknown error' occuring.

Any help what so ever would be massively appreciated.

Thank you.
 

A:Windows Live Messenger, Skype and Frostwire Suddenly Don't Work

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Using Netgear router. Wireless connection indicates connected. Both IE and Firefox cannot connect. Skype and Yahoo Messenger can connect.
 

A:No internet access on wireless network. Skype and Yahoo Messenger work.

Hi

My wireless router sometiimes locks up and wont let HTTP traffic through, MSN and the like work fine, i fiind a hard reboot sorts it out nicely...
 

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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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I have a new 2009 laptop running windows vista. I use a Bell mobility internet stick to connect to the internet. I have recently upgraded to skype 4.1 and now I am unable to use skype at all. When I try and sign in it says that skype can not connect - get help fixing problem. I have tried all the trouble shooting suggestions, firewall, I dont have a router or proxy, tried changing skype to exe file etc and nothing has helped. I have uninstalled and reinstalled an older version and this has not helped at all either as I still can not connect. Skype doesn't seem to think I am online when I am. It is not a password or username issue. Please help.
 

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Samsung N130 with pre-installed Win XP Home ver 2002 SP3, purchased 5 years ago.
That time Skype (do not remember which version was available then), installed without problems and has been working OK since then. Yet XP got sluggish and I restored XP to its original conditions using built-in Samsung Recovery Solution III and installed
the latest Skype for windows from official Skype website.  Installation went smoothly, yet the new Skype Ver 7.21.66.100 keeps saying "could not connect to Skype. Check your internet connection"
Internet connection is OK (I have just downloaded this  new Skype over it). On another computer, using the same Internet connection,  Skype 7.18 works fine
Are there known issues with Skype?  I remember when Skype was taken by Microsoft I started having the same "could not connect to Skype"  message and finally it turned out that this way MS forced its customers to upgrade Skype to their
latest version and it got sorted out as soon as I upgraded. But now I already installed the latest version

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I am running Windows 7 on an HP Pavilion.
 
I have used Skype on this computer many times. Suddenly it has stopped working correctly. I have found many users all over the Internet with the same problem.
 
When I log into Skype, it pretends (for several minutes) to try to log me in. Then I get a red circle with an exclamation point and the notification: Skype can't connect.
 
My other laptop (an Acer) is still working on the same home connection. Both computers are connected wirelessly.
This computer uses an AVG antivirus program and a windows firewall (which is configured to allow Skype).
 
Here are the steps I have taken so far:
 
* Make sure the firewall allows Skype.exe and the Skype launch program.
* Make an inbound Skype rule and outbound Skype rule to make sure the firewall is not blocking Skype.
* Quit Skype. Uninstall. Remove all Skype registry entries. Reinstall Skype (version 6.2.0.106). Restart everything.
 
 

A:Skype can't connect.

I am having the same problem on a customer's computer. Same OS and HP laptop. Have tried the same solutions without success. Just wondering if anyone else has had this problem and how they fixed it.

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my old skype version 3.8.0.188 cannot connect

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I did a scan on a friends laptop with Malwarebytes & Spybot and found alot of bad stuff on it (windows 7) scanned and removed but when I restarted the laptop neither chrome or IE would connect to the internet, Skype is online though so I know its still connected, any ideas?

I checked if IE was set to us proxy settings and it wasn't

Thanks for any help

Steve

A:Browsers won't connect (Skype will)

You are still infected. Restart the computer and press F8 choose Safe Mode with Networking log in as the Built in Administrator and not the admin user you used previously. Scan again. If you still have problems, please click on the link in my signature for Virus/Malware Help and do those things and post in that section of the forum not here.

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I am using a Gateway PC with Windows 7 OS. I have been using Skype for over a year and I'm suddenly unable to sign in. I have uninstalled and reinstalled the latest version without success. I get a message that "Skype has stopped working nad that windows will close the program" - see screen capture attached.

Any help in solving this problem would be greatly appreciated.

herc

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium , 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q8300 @ 2.50GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 6109 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) G45/G43 Express Chipset, -1265 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 936358 MB, Free - 871392 MB; J: Total - 953867 MB, Free - 807985 MB;
Motherboard: Gateway, EG43M, ,
Antivirus: Norton Internet Security, Updated and Enabled
 

A:Solved: Cannot connect to Skype

Hi Katody,

I did reboot after install, however after right clicking the icon on desktop>Properties>Compatibility>Run as windows XP, I noted that this was checked. I am using windows 7, so I unchecked this, and lo and behold it's now working.

Thanks much for the hint and your help. I've been trying to get this to run for 3 days,

Regards,

herc
 

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Hi, I have a toshiba laptop and for a while now niether chrome or skype connects to the internet. I have allready checked the firewall (I use windows firewall) and changed the rules, changed the name of the programs to create fresh rules and deactivated the firewall and microsoft security essentials without any success. Not to mention reinstalling both chrome and skype.
The "symptoms": when trying to browse with chrome I get the error message error 10 (net:ERR_ACCESS_DENIED): unknown error and skype just won't connect.

One peculiarity is when the windows firewall is deactivated it says that these settings managed by McAfee Personal Firewall. But McAfee has been uninstalled a while ago since the trial period ended I have though found some files, folders and drivers containing the name McAfee. Might these files cause the problem?

A:Chrome and skype won't connect

If the problem the old McAfee you might try removing the rest of it completely. The links below might help for that.

https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/inde...ent&id=kb58779

https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/inde...4834&pmv=print

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I have installed skype to my desktop but it won't connect. I just get a circle that keeps going round.

I looked at the set up, i.e. under properties and its compatibility is with Windows XP, i.e. not with windows 7 (which is what I use). There it says 'run this programme in compatibility mode for...' and it has a drop down arrow for programmes other than windows xp but it is greyed out i.e. inaccessible.
How can I get this function to be accessible?

I don't understand why skype worked with my previous (Toshiba) laptop in windows 7 (same browser, firefox, and McAfee anti viral software) and not in this new Lenovo ThinkPad E550.

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Hello,

I am currently posting from my XP desktop.

The problem is with a windows 7 laptop (SP 1)

I ran a fullscan with Malwarebytes & Spybot -S&D removed (alot) then rebooted to find that neither of the browsers installed on the
laptop (Chrome, I.E) would connect to the internet. But Skype will connect.
I then ran both scanners in safe mode with networking on the built in admin account with no luck.

I transfered the DDS and GMER scanners via USB to the laptop & then the logs back to my desktop so I could post.
I ran DDS & GMER in safemode with networking on admin:

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DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_x86 NETWORK
Internet Explorer: 10.0.9200.16686 BrowserJavaVersion: 10.9.2
Run by Administrator at 3:48:42 on 2013-09-16
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7601.1.1252.44.1033.18.3033.2559 [GMT 1:00]
.
AV: Norton Internet Security *Disabled/Updated* {63DF5164-9100-186D-2187-8DC619EFD8BF}
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Outdated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Norton Internet Security *Enabled/Updated* {D8BEB080-B73A-17E3-1B37-B6B462689202}
FW: Norton Internet Security *Disabled* {5BE4D041-DB6F-1935-0AD8-24F3E73C9FC4}
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============== Running Processes ================
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C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Windows\system32\DllHost.exe
C:\Windows\system32\wbem\WmiPrvSE.exe
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A:Browser wont connect (Skype Will)

bump pls

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Hi all,

A few days ago, i encountered a problem as some of my programs like Origin and Skype are unable to connect to internet. However i am totally able to access internet, browse to websites, watch youtube etc etc. The problem seems to be with my PC only as all the other devices on my network like mobile phones, laptops do not have this issue as i tested. Moreover, when i try to give my PC connection through laptop via Ethernet cable (laptop connected through WiFi), everything works fine.
Connecting my PC to another ISP also eliminates the problem.
Any help would be highly appreciated.

Thanks.
 

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I updated Skype and it now fails to load. I see the little blue icon spinning but it never turns green to say I am online. I have tried installing it again and even switched my connection. The only thing that fails on this PC is Skype. I am gaming online and my connection is rock solid.

Is there a fix?

A:Internet Is Working Skype Cannot Connect

Hello? Why no help? I have tried multiple fixes and still cannot connect to Skype.

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Note: Previously posted in Network issues, and now posted here after discovering malware.

Hello folks,

I have searched and searched and have found the above problem many times but not with the same symptoms as mine.

I have been trying to fix it and may have made things worse.

This is my brother-in-laws computer. He had it at home and I think the browser was hijacked, as he installed some strange toolbar (starwon or something) and I searched it, it was malware I think, at that time he got a new computer so we just ignored it really.
Then he moved said computer to work, skype worked fine as did email through outlook, so although I had promised to try to get web working, I hadn't managed it. I had installed google chrome, but that didn't work either.

At this point, brother-in-law gets new version of office to have word 2007, and gets me to install it, in doing so, it came up with an error about a file not found on the cd (all originals with serials), I search the error, seems common, answer is to uninstall old version first, rather than attempt to update.

Of course I didn't realise that this new version doesn't have outlook on it, and so he loses all his files and now outlook express can't get his emails. It can't find the incoming server, or outgoing.

So that's were I am now. My mac works fine in his office, we are both plugged directly into wall. I can't seem to ping anything from his computer, but I'm not a tech. Just a pretendy tech.

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A:Computer won't connect to Internet yet skype works

Bump please,
and forgot to say, no, I don't think brother-in-law has install disks. It's a Viao and everything came pre-installed as far as I know. He has no idea of course!.

Regards,
d.

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Hi! My desktop PC (windows 7) does not connect to the internet via Browsers or Skype. A pinged website from the command prompt brings positive results (delivered/ sent packages, average time etc.) and it shows that it is connected to the network but when I open for example Firefox it shows the Firefox page but I can not go anywhere from there. All other devices (Laptop, Kindle, IPod, Wii) connect without a problem. I ran Malwarebytes and rebooted but it did not help. I disabled and enabled the connection but that did not do anything either. I reset Firefox but since the other browsers (I.E, Chrome) are affected as well I did not expect any results from there... what can I do? Is this some kind of virus?I checked the newly installed SW and only found Google Earth which I could not uninstall for some reason.
 

A:Solved: Browsers and Skype can't connect to Internet on one PC

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So the the past couple of weeks, i noticed this weird problem that ive be unable to solve. I can connect the the internet, be it my homes or a cafe place just fine. My chrome runs fine and i can watch youtube and surf the web. But when i try to login on to steam, origin, skype, or any log in service, i get a error stating that It can't connect to the network. I've checked my firewall to make sure that their all allow through it. Im baffled   on what the problem would be since its only affecting on part of my internet connection. Thanks in advance.

A:Internet works fine, but can't connect to services like skype etc.

Can you post this error message?

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Our connection is a DSL one thru wifi.l We have three laptops, a week ago everything was fine then last tuesday only a SINGLE laptop was able to connect to wifi ( the one im using right now ) the weird thing is that my laptop ( one of the two laptops that cannot connect ) skype is online ( i can chat, call and view webcams ) and when we turn off the wifi for a minute and turn it back on - all three laptops can connect to the wifi but after 30mins or so an error will appear ERROR 105 and the DNS lookup failed.
Ive tried troubleshooting it thru cmd ( the ones i saw on the internet ) someworks but after an hour or so it wont work anymore.
the three laptops Mine is vista home premium and the 2 laptops are Windows 7; even phones that has wifi - Samsung, Nokia and Iphone cannot connect to the wifi also.
our firewall is turn off, no viruses etc.


Im leaning towards that the wifi ( hardware ) or the DSL provider is at fault here.


PS. A week ago and last morning my laptop informed that " the IP address is being used by another device, that we have the same IP address and that ill be experiencing connection difficulties " in what i recall.
 

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Hi

Whenever i try to use audio related services like calling my friends through Gtalk ,skype or yahoo messenger the system restarts.
As soon as i press call button on yahoo ,gtalk or skype the system restarts.
it would be of great help if u can help me find the solution to this problem.

Eagerly waiting for ur reply

karan11
 

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So the the past couple of weeks, i noticed this weird problem that ive be unable to solve. I can connect the the internet, be it my homes or a cafe place just fine. My chrome runs fine and i can watch youtube and surf the web. But when i try to login on to steam, origin, skype, or any log in service, i get a error stating that It can't connect to the network. I've checked my firewall to make sure that their all allow through it. Im baffled   on what the problem would be since its only affecting on part of my internet connection. Thanks in advance.

A:Internet works fine, but can't connect to services like skype etc.

Can you post this error message?

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Lenovo A7 touch screen i5 running win7/64, avast antivirus,  About 6 months ago, lost the ability to cut and paste files among directories.   I Googled the problem and found lots of solutions not at all relevant to me.  sigh.  A pain, but sort of livable-with.   Now in the space of 2 days, Skype wont recognize my webcam and dropbox and Internet Explorer both do not think I am connected to the internet at all.  I have done the standard reinstall / update programs, uninstall/reinstall drivers on Device Manager.  Malwarebytes scan ok.  Dropbox forum helper thought it might be avast antivirus, but I disabled that and still no joy.   Could not run F Scan at all. I think that the problem started when I tried to download some screen capture freeware.  I've cleaned out as much as I can, but still no joy.
 
You will also see from the logs that K9 is installed.  However, it is not working now.  I uninstalled/reinstalled IE 11 two days ago, and when I did that K9 deactivated itself.
 
Help?  Thanks!
 
DDS Logs below.
 
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64 
Internet Explorer: 11.0.9600.16518  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.51.2
Run by DZV at 21:34:03 on 2014-03-04
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium   6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.8156.5045 [GMT 8:00]
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AV: avast! Antivirus *Enabled/Updated* {17AD7D40-BA12-9C46-7131-94903A54AD8B}
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF... Read more

A:Dropbox & I E do not connect; Skype not recognize webcam; cut and paste not fncn

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im not sure the problem with the browser or the connection, but im pretty sure there is something wrong with my internet conection.

i unable to signin my yahoo messenger, skype and even cannot load to yahoo mail website. but i still can surf other website normally. i noticed that some of the page that required password are unable to load. the will be an error that ask to check the intrnet conection. im using LAN connection. i tried to login yahoo mail, and signin skype and ym by using my friends pc in my home and i can login/singin without any trouble. we using the same internet connction.

i already reformat my laptop cause i thought there is laptop problem. but there is still no luck. same problem still occur. i scaned my lappy with updated antvrus (btdefender) but no virus detected. i also tried unable the firewall in my system but no changed. i still face the same problem.

i realy hope that someone can help me figureout this problem...

A:cannot login/sign in yahoo mail, skype and even yahoo messenger

Try to disable your firewall and your Anti virus.
Good luck:-)

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