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Q: Skype

I have installed Trust Internet Phone Station ST-1200. so I can use my cordless phone for Skype calls and ordinary landline calls and I have connected the relevant wires, but my phone is not working. I am running Windows XP

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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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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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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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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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Q: Skype..

I have been using skype for over a year now, but the serive has been slowly deteriorating from top notch audio to terrible sound and constant breakups, any ideas, i understand there are over 1million users online and it may just be a bandwith porblem, but i have chatted to others who say thier service is fine (they use dialup i use T3!) any ideas?

thanks, michael
 

A:Skype..

any ideas?
 

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Q: skype

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

HELP !!!!!

herb
 

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Hi Hope I have the right forum ...I had Skype open and did I hit the keyboard?? Well I do not know but Skype is now completely of a language I do not understand and it seems to have turned itself on the screen....Can any body advise me please on how to get it back or has my Skype been taken Over ...Thanks Mk

A:Skype...What have I done?

https://support.skype.com/en/faq/FA7...indows-desktop

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Q: skype

when I try to download Skype, avast Malware stops the download. What can I do to stop the interference?
L Maclaren

A:skype

Welcome to Seven Forums L Maclaren.

Are you downloading from here?
Download Skype on your computer - Windows, Mac, and Linux - Get Skype

You can turn Avast off while downloading to see if that helps.

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Can anyone tell me please how the blazes you get past the front page of the Skype web site? I am trying to get to the video chat set up page but can't find my way in. I know I am old but.... Please see the screen shot.

Cheers,

RonBin79

A:Skype How to

Did you try clicking on Video Calling?

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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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If anyone has this version, I would appreciate it.

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

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Hello Y'all. I've just installed a bunch of Windows updates but declined the offer of the latest Skype version that was bundled in until I have asked around to see if it is good for W7 or is creating problems as I am certain I won't be able to back if I don't like it. Anyone any experience of this latest version KB2876229 with W7?

A:New Skype

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

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Q: Skype

I have downloaded Skype several times using different computors and both XP and nowVista. I get problems when i try to use it . the siz e of the sreen image becomes enormous so that it can't be viewed and my camera ,
icrosoft, does not connect. Can you help please
 

A:Skype

Bump
 

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

Thanks.
 

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Q: Skype

I am using Win Pro XP SP 3. When I go on line with Skype 4.1 it disconnects me from the internet. Using an older version 3.6.0.248 it works perfectly. Using any version above 3.6 still disconnects from the internet. I am using Siemens Speed stream 4200 modem with updated firmware. Any suggestions as to this problem?
 

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One of the kids has just installed Skype. What could it possibly be used for? It looks to me to be some sort of app that lets you make phone calls to other PCs. Is this better than texting or instant messaging? Just wondering what is gained by using this. We have unlimited texting and calling on the cell phones...so I'm confused. Any input would be appreciated.
 

A:What is Skype? Why Skype?

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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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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

I have an elderly couple who have missionary friends in Russia. Can SKYPE be used for free video phone calls from the US to Russia? Is there something that might work better. The US side will be using Windows XP with an older Logitech web cam. The Russian side is (this is somewhat unclear at this time) using a Samsung laptop. No other info is available. Would the Logitech HD video software be usable for this? I believe that the FPS for these video calls will be practically non-existent and likely more like still photos, however it will mean a lot to both parties if this can be done at all.
I have never used SKYPE and have no idea what/how to set it up, but it will probably be fairly simple for me. I don't know about the Russian end
Thanks
 

A:Skype

Skype should work just fine.
 

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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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Q: Skype

New Version of Skype is ready to download and upgrade

Version 7.18.0.109 is what it has been upgraded to

A:Skype

Thanks for the heads up! Just upgraded mine.

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Q: Skype

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

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

A:Skype

You sure it's not a phishing mail?

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My SKYPE will not fuction with W7

Any ideas

Thanks

A:W7 and SKYPE

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

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

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Q: skype

am using windows 8,
have a landline for all my local calls...using skype for long distance
.when i'm on skype and talking......if i get an incoming call on my landline, it immediatley knocks me off skype.

HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
thanks,

herb
 

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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

A:Skype

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
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?

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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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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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

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

A:Skype

Originally Posted by Auskart


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



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

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

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Change Log



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

A:Skype 5.6.0.110

Thanks for the info.

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There is a new version of skype out....5.5.59.119

A:new vs of skype

well there's even a newer version..

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Running WIN 7

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

I checked the following malware sites:
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

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

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

and

IObit Malware Fighter

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

|Name|Type|Description|ID|

I need assistance.
(end)
 

A:cannot get on SKYPE

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

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

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Q: Skype

Hi, Every time I do a call on Skype it decides to not respond, they can hear me and i can hear them it just says not responding. I have updated and downgraded with no luck. If anyone can help me I will be grateful.
Thanks

A:Skype

Try Uninstalling it and then using ccleaner to clean the registry. Then reinstall it.

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Change Log


   Information
# Improvements:

* Improved quality of video received from Skype on mobile devices
* Skype shows users' presence icons on collapsed contact profile cards
* Conversation topic editing button is now always available on the conversation header
* If a phone number is added to a profile after a failed call attempt, Skype starts a call automatically
* Automatically switch to SMS entry after user adds mobile phone number to profile after failing to send SMS due to lack of phone number

# Fixed issues:
* Video
- Video sending was sometimes not started if user had set computer to auto-answer and to start sending video.
* Outlook contacts
- Outlook contacts without country code gave an error message triggered error message when trying to call them after adding country code
* Call Quality Indicator
- Two call Quality Indicators were opened if user change from default mode to compact mode when Call Quality Indicator was visible.
* Call Phones
- Call Phones number suggestion made it hard to call short numbers
* Instant Messaging
- Long, not yet sent, IM entry was getting deleted when switching to SMS mode in conversation
* Call Phones
- Call Phones number suggestion made it hard to call short numbers
* Screen sharing
- In case user who is not in your contact list tried to share a screen with you and then receiver declined, the sender was still seeing that he is sharing a screen.
* Calling
- In compact mode call was not... Read more

A:Skype 5.3.0.108

Thanks.
Done!

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