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Q: Skype password

Hi.
I changed password for my Skype account reeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeed today and after all I spend some time to find out that this operation also changed password for my [email protected] account. I can now log in using [email protected] account only with
password that I set for Skype account (reeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeed). By the way email works with old password just fine. What the problem?! Why the same password for all now?!

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Hi!
so, I have just tried to sign in to skype, but I keep getting the notification: password incorrect. Even after going through the motions of requesting a new password, this message comes up. I have even uninstalled/reinstalled skype, just to make sure I have
the latest version.
Tired of coming up with new passwords for Skype to ignore, please help me.
kind regards

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If you lose your skype password. Skype Tech support is worse than useless. There has been an ongoing problem that they won't acknowledge where the password recovery email either takes 8-24 hours to arrive (and it expires in 6 hours) Or it never comes at all. If you manage to get a live chat with a human they will use the exact same recovery method, You can plead, beg, cry and scream and they will refuse to send you an immediate email "For your Protection". Bizarrely, any other email from the Skype.com domain usually arrives instantly. Which suggests to me that yes, my email is in fact set up correctly and is not blocking emails from Skype.  I've witnessed this with multiple people and multiple Skype Accounts. We can't *all* be doing it wrong.
 
There are several utilities on the web, but I'm not sure what I can trust. The free ones that I've found stink of malware. I'm supposed to download a special tool to enable the download? WTF!? I don't think so!
 
I'm willing to pay for a utility provided it's Portable.
I already have 4 people waiting for a solution to this in addition to myself. I consider myself an experienced computer tech and I'm considered a miracle worker by people in my neighborhood, but this is a nut that I just can't crack.

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Hello,
I am trying to instal skype in the new ipad but wasn´t able to.
I thought I had forgotten my password and asked for a new one.
Each time they send the password token I do all I can to type, copy+paste, enter link etc to enter skype, to no avail!
Now I have invalidated my connection to skype on my pc and still I cannot access a new passwrod. keeps saying the "code" used ( the one sent by skype to my email) is invalid!
Now what!

It should all be so simple (((

Thank you for any help you could offer.

cheers and rgds,
dd
 

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Hey,

I've recently changed my Skype password to something as v$*irFvKN9jl but everytime when I start Skype I have to login by entering my username and password, can I make it automatic because searching for the password in LastPass is a bit annoying.

Thanks!?

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I'm a new Skype user (Skype Portable) and the only way I can get Skype to remember my password is to not sign out but use the Quit Skype option when right-clicking the taskbar entry. I found this by doing a global search.

Doing this leaves me signed in to Skype (Task Manager shows the two Skype entries), so I'm wondering if this could be a problem, security wise.

Also, if anyone does know of a way to get Skype to actually remember the password, maybe adding a line to an ini file (appinfo.ini ?) I'd sure like to know.

Thanks for any help.

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Dear BleepingComputer Technician:
 
My mother-in-law was here recently helping my family with the birth of our new child.  After three weeks of using our computer, she suddenly wasn't able to sign into Skype.  Her password had been changed.  Then as we tried to reset the password we discovered her email address had been deleted.  She had just accessed and used her email the day before.  Her information was definitely stolen and I feel it was probably logged while using our computer.  The reason is that prior to her arrival my wife and I have noticed many pop-ups, especially when using Google Chrome.  Since we are living in China and I tire of being unable to access several websites, I had attempted to download a VPN browser software that a friend was using, and it was free of spyware/malware.  But in my haste, I downloaded and installed the software from a location that I am sure had spyware/malware software attached..  so now, I beg, please, help!
 
We are using Windows XP SP3..
 
Thanks in advance!
 
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Internet Explorer: 7.0.6000.21364
Run by Administrator at 21:06:02 on 2014-02-09
Microsoft Windows XP Professional  5.1.2600.3.936.86.1033.18.1917.824 [GMT 8:00]
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AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2012 *Enabled/Updated* {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}
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A:Skype and email username/password hijacked

Greetings siobhain and to BleepingComputer's Virus/Trojan/Spyware/Malware Removal forum.My name is Oh My! and I am here to help you! Now that we are "friends" please call me Gary.If you would allow me to call you by your first name I would prefer to do that. ===================================================Ground Rules:First, I would like to inform you that most of us here at Bleeping Computer offer our expert assistance out of the goodness of our hearts. Please try to match our commitment to you with your patience toward us. If this was easy we would never have met. Please do not run any tools or take any steps other than those I will provide for you while we work on your computer together. I need to be certain about the state of your computer in order to provide appropriate and effective steps for you to take. Most often "well intentioned" (and usually panic driven!) independent efforts can make things much worse for both of us. If at any point you would prefer to take your own steps please let me know, I will not be offended. I would be happy to focus on the many others who are waiting in line for assistance.Please perform all steps in the order they are listed in each set of instructions. Some steps may be a bit complicated. If things are not clear, be sure to stop and let me know. We need to work on this together with confidence.Please copy and paste all logs into your post unless directed otherwise. Please do not re-run any programs I suggest. If you encounter prob... Read more

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My wife was given a computer that seemed good but i am not sure if it was infected with trojans and spyware i thrn tried and used a usb onto 2 of the laptops and seems i got same thing on all 3 i am using a desktop at present since i do not feel safe on the other ones .  After  weeks of using our computer, she suddenly wasn't able to sign into hotmail or Skype.  Her password had been changed as well as mine  Then as we tried to reset the password we discovered her email address had been deleted.  She had just accessed and used her email the day before.  Her information was definitely stolen and I feel it was probably logged while using our computer.  The reason i suspect is my wife and I have noticed many pop-ups, especially when using Google Chrome and redirects     I had attempted to download a VPN browser software  and it was free of spyware/malware.  But in my haste, I downloaded and installed the software from a location that I am sure had spyware/malware software attached and now i am using windows 8 on this pc and get a constant dial up window at certain times and all programs are running slow many are crashing and more think backdoor trojans etc.  so now,  please we beg, please, help!...

A:Hotmail ,Yahoo ,Facebook,Skype and email username/password hijacked

Hello frankp747 I would like to welcome you to the Malware Removal section of the forum.Around here they call me Gringo and I will be glad to help you with your malware problems.Very Important --> Please read this post completely, I have spent my time to put together somethings for you to keep in mind while I am helping you to make things go easier, faster and smoother for both of us!Please do not run any tools unless instructed to do so.We ask you to run different tools in a specific order to ensure the malware is completely removed from your machine, and running any additional tools may detect false positives, interfere with our tools, or cause unforeseen damage or system instability.Please do not attach logs or use code boxes, just copy and paste the text.Due to the high volume of logs we receive it helps to receive everything in the same format, and code boxes make the logs very difficult to read. Also, attachments require us to download and open the reports when it is easier to just read the reports in your post.Please read every post completely before doing anything.Pay special attention to the NOTE: lines, these entries identify an individual issue or important step in the cleanup process.Please provide feedback about your experience as we go.A short statement describing how the computer is working helps us understand where to go next, for example: I am still getting redirected, the computer is running normally, etc. Please do not describe the computer as "the same... Read more

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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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Dear
 
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,
Shawn

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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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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.

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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.
 
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

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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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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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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 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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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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Windows cannot remove the password. Password and/or account policies require the account to have a password

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Our Windows 7 users are prompted when their passwords will expire in 14 Days, however They are not forced to change thier password before it expires. If the users ignore the expiration warning they can only get logged into the network after having the helpdesk
reset thier password.
Is there a way to force Windows 7 users to change thier passwords on the day it expires. Our WinXP users get the 14 day warning and are forced to change thier passwords on day 14.
I have the GPO configured to notifiy users when thier passwords will expire in 14 days
Thank you,
Glen

A:Windows 7 Expired Password - Recvd Warning prompts but not forced to change password

Hi,
 
After applying above settings, the user can change the password by default at the expire day. Please create a new domain profile and test the issue on several Windows
7 machines. Can the user be enforced to change password at expire day? If not, please refer to the following steps to collect the information for research.
 
1. On the DC, open GPMC, right-click Group Policy Results, choose Group Policy Results Wizard, follow the wizard to collect a Group Policy result for problematic
Windows 7 client.
 
2. On the Windows 7 machine where GPO failed to apply, please perform the following steps to collect log files:
 
a) Please add the specified registry key to enable group policy log (%windir%\debug\usermode\gpsvc.log), and remove or rename it to disable group policy log after
collecting data. You may need to create the Diagnostics key if it is not there.
 
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Diagnostics
 
Type: DWORD

Value: GPSvcDebugLevel

Data: 0x30002 (hexadecimal)
 
b) Then on the problematic Win7 machine, run command “gpupdate /force”.

c) Then on the problematic Win7 machine, run command “gpresult /v > gpr_win7.txt”, send me gpr_win7.txt file.

d) On the problematic Win7 machine, run command “eventvwr”, then expand to Applications and service logs -> Microsoft -> windows -> groupPolicy
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Which free offline password manager would you prefer (without cloud)?

I already use sticky password premium. Sticky password has improved its windows extensions with new graphical identifier for input fields. This has made it very easy to use and autofill works for all sites now.

But i want to know if KeePass is better, being a open-source & free. Does it's autofill works with every site?

Please share & help me decide.
 

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I never kept a bios password but my hp notebook 15-g ask power on password while starting. after three attempts it shows system disabled 63368486

A:System Disable 63368486 bios power on password password erro...

Hi,          Use the below code for reset 72040408

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Hello, so I've just found an old laptop I've had hoarded with windows 8 on it. Everything on it is super outdated, and I noticed it had my account on it which was basically my Microsoft account. I tried to sign in, but it says it's incorrect. I know my
password, and I've changed it over the years, but since the laptop is so old, it wants me to put in the last password I used to sign in on it. Problem is that I had so any password changed and I cannot remember what password I used. It will not let me use
my new password, because it says it's incorrect. Any way to fix this?

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My Dell Inspiron 15 3000 preinstalled with Windows 8.1, and it was upgraded to Windows 10 since Windows 10 was released. Now the problem is, I forgot my password to login my Dell laptop after I changed the password just for two days. How can I unlock my Dell Inspiron laptop when forgot the password? I don’t want to reset my Dell laptop. Any help will be appreciated.

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Dos bat program that accept username and password as parameters and the password masked with asterisk ?

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Trying to reset the password on and old C400, it is asking for primary or administrator password. I have no idea what to put in there, and can't see if  the computer will function at all!  Any help would be greatly appreciated!  Thanks! 

A:Need the reset for password on Latitude C400, bios revision A06, original password.?

You'll need to call Dell with verification of ownership -- it may not be worth it though, since the call will cost about $60, which is probably about six times more than the entire system is worth.
The other option is to replace the mainboard - which is probably well under $60.

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We have a remote user using windows 7 pro 32 bit and  cisco vpn 5.0.07.0410 on his laptop.
The remote user is prompted to change his password while he is connected to the domain during the vpn session.  He follows the prompts to the change the password.
When he performs the following Ctlr+Alt+Del, selects lock, and now tries to unlocks the laptop with the new password he  receives the message of 
?The trust relationship  between this workstation and the primary domain failed?
In order to get into the laptop   the remote user restarts the laptop and uses the old password with his domain username.
Even though he is vpn into the network  the remote user  is unable to gain access to any network resources since domain password was changed.
VPN password and domain password are different.  The Cisco VPN username/password account is keep on the ASA.  The domain username/password is keep on a Microsoft server. 

Does anybody know how to get the changed domain password onto the laptop while VPN?

Thank YOU!

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As above really. Trying to create a network for file sharing, as have upgraded the 'server' (part of a Workgroup, not a Domain) from WinXP to Win7 and experienced problems ever since. Ironically the problems haven't mainly been with sharing files between Win7 and WinXP systems, but between 2 Win7 systems.

I bought a new Win7 laptop and tried to connect it to the server, but it hasn't had Read/Write privileges over the files in the Win7 server. Entering a username and password to gain access to the servers folders has not been a problem, and as far as I know, opening files such as documents has not been a problem either. However, when trying to save an edited document, access is denied, and if I try to open an executable file (this is necessary for a node installation), it prompts me for a network password.

Every combination possible of username and password from the 2 systems (including '\' or 'SYSTEMNAME\' before the username) has not worked. I tried syncing the times which was apparently a previous problem, but to no avail. I am unable to access Local Security Policy, as the server is running off Home Premium. I have tried creating a new workgroup, removing and changing passwords, enabling guest access to the network through the Windows Resource Kit Command Shell, creating identical users on both computers, but nothing appears to have worked.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance!
 

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Hi,
I recently added a reg key to DisablePasswordCaching (1) to some meeting room computers at work.

The option works, users are not prompted to save passwords whenever logging in to a web site.

After looking around on the net, the options should also become greyed out in the setting (Internt Options - Content - AutoComplete - Settings - "Use AutoComplete For") However, the check boxes are still active.

Any suggestions to why they are not greyed out since the reg key is enabled?


Br,
untz

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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.

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Q: Skype?

Can anyone get Skype to work on 7048 x64?

A:Skype?

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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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.

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Q: Skype

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.

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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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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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Righty, where i live, the country has blocked skype, so i was advised to use a VPN , and i purchased a few vpns, the problem im facing here is,

Vpn is working lovely, i access any site, anything, just the fact, everytime i try to log on Skype, and enter correct user and pass , the whole wireless and internet dies, and im obligated to go to the router and restart the router, and it just keeps happenning and skype never works it just never works, ive tried vpn , hotspot shield, everything, people claim using a vpn for them works, and i know its not my laptop , cuz ive tried it on my desktop and laptop, same outcome, help please.
 

A:Skype and VPN - Please help

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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?

Thanks.
 

A:Skype & AOL

Try using a different browser.
 

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Q: Skype

I have skype, it rings , and then it cuts off, I have a message too say that I have a problem with my recording devise, is there anyone who can help.

Thank you.

Yours

Jan:
 

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Q: skype

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/

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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
 

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Q: Skype

Hello
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.
TY

A:Skype

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

Several of my Australian penpals want me to download and use Skype, which Is a free voice communication system. I can't find anything authoritative on it, so I'm afraid to download it. Does anyone know if it is safe to use? Thanks
 

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Skype version 7...

It failed to update on Friday.

I did a full uninstallation. Now I don't have the Skype.

I've downloaded the Skype offline installer on Saturday; it did not install at all well... it said it couldn't connect to the server.

It really seems strage, that the offline installer could not update / or install without checking onto server, even.

I must work through the Skype on monday - what should I do?! Thanks.

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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.
http://www.skype.com/products/skype/windows/
 

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Q: SKYPE

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

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