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Old Skype account not accepting Windows Live Passw...

Hey guys, I created my Skype account about 6 years ago with the email address which I'm still using today. Well, I bought a laptop with Windows 8.1, which asked me to create a Windows Live account, so I did. I also used the same email address for thi

Skype update available in Windows Store

There is a Skype update available in Windows Store now. I have decided to not update it yet, I have automatic updates disabled. I suspect this update contains the "July 7 time bomb" so I will wait for reviews first. I have also made backup of Wi

Skype App issues on Windows 8.1 Preview

I'm not sure if this a Skype issue or a Windows 8.1 issue, but I found out that if I'm logged in to Skype on my Windows Phone 8 with my Microsoft account, the Skype App on Windows 8.1 doesn't work at all. No notifications, no incoming messages, sent

Microphone volume in (and only in) skype extremely low in windows 10

I have done every solution i've been able to find. 1) changing microphone volume settings in the skype options.2) changing microphone settings in the REALTEK HD audio options3) changing audio settings in the mixer4) changing options in hardware & sou

Skype 6.1 for Windows Desktop with Outlook Integra...

Introducing Skype 6.1 for Windows, now with Outlook integration and a visual update to the toolbar. This is an exciting update because the time spent on email by many people is still significant. And if you're like many of us who work at Skype, we sp

Skype Crashes on my Windows profile ONLY

Hello All,  Whenever I use Skype on my windows profile, it crashes while on a call.  Just started happening last week.  I have tried a system restore and uninstalling and reinstalling Skype, same issue.  I tried logging in to skype using a different

Skype translator exist from Windows Mobil Phone ??...

Skype translator exist from Windows Mobile Phone an Microsoft 8.1 Mobile ???I've been having exactly the same problem. I think I finally figured it out. I use my Microsoft account for Skype. It has an email address that is different from the one I us

Skype 7.7.103 'Skype has stopped working' - Windows 7

I have tried solutions offered by similar posts, but have failed to come up with a solution that works.   http://community.skype.com/t5/Windows-desktop-client/Skype-7-7-has-stopped-working/m-p/4055780#M357080 I have a newly built PC with Windows 7, a

Skype Startup Crash on Windows 7

After login sound and two seconds of loading, the Skype windows cease to respond and Skype will crash when one clicks on any Skype window. I am using Skype version The problem began on Skype 7.2, but I uninstalled that and installed Skype

Skype 7.5 'Skype has stopped working' - Windows 7

Skype Crash when starting ... completely uninstalled Skype and re install ... dxdiag show no problems Here is the vent viewer error: Faulting application name: Skype.exe, version:, time stamp: 0x556dd64c Faulting module name: unknown, versi

Skype App installed with windows 8.1 CPU usage

Skype App is consistently the highest consumer of CPU cycles on my Intel Core I5 machine.  It is higher than the appliations that I use most ( Internet Explorer and Thunderbird e-mail) by an order of magnitude.  This occurs when Skype has not been us

Skype phone adaptor for Windows 7

I was using a D-Link DPH-50U phone line adaptor to connect to a 2-line phone and a wireless headset with reasonable success on Windows XP.  Now that I've moved to Windows 7, the D-link device does not work any more.  Are there any hardware phone adap

Make Skype work properly with Windows DPI scaling for high resolution displays

Hello, As of now, Skype does not work well with Windows DPI scaling. Everything looks fuzzy (fonts, icons, etc).Microsoft's recommendation is to turn off the DPI scaling ( http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2900023 ) but in this case, the text is too ti

Skype-restricted problems - black window ?

Hi, i was just trying to install skype-restricted (skype with a dedicated user, that is), but when starting it, i only get a small black window, and can't do anything ... any suggestions ? I'm using a simple X setup with awesome ... BTW, i can't real

Skype doesn't open, Windows 7 ult, 32 bit

Hi all, Apologies if this is a much repeated post, but I can't find a specific solution. Basically, Skype will no longer open on my parents computer. They don't know if they changed anything for this to happen (ie sw updates etc). At present when you

Skype stopped working on Windows 8.1 x64

Hello, Today I tried to log in to Skype desktop but first the start screen froze for a few second than it couldn't log in and I needed kill skype from the Task Manager because I couldn't close it. So I downloaded the latest desktop version(

Skype BEX error with Windows 7

Hi, so recently I've been getting consistant Skype crashes. They occur shortly after I log in or when I make a call. I've tried to search up previous fixes but nothing seems to work. I've tried reinstalling skype completely. But it seems not working.

Skype 7.2 'Skype has stopped working' - Windows 7

Uninstall Messenger Plus application.  The latest Skype versions will crash when this application is installed. http://community.skype.com/t5/Windows-desktop-client/Skype-keeps-crashing-after-update-windows-7-64-bit/m-p/3868686#M334835exago wrote: Fa

Skype desktop crashes on windows 8.1

Interesting, Skype for Desktop has been working for me for the past week since I did the Vista / Service Pack compatability thing. However, I just installed Chrome and I can go to a few simple website (like my own) but it crashes on most websites.Wha

Skype Has Stopped Working - Windows 7

Can anyone help? Checked in event properties as was done on a similar thread- Faulting application name: Skype.exe, version:, time stamp: 0x54897add Faulting module name: windowscodecsext.dll, version: 6.2.9200.16492, time stamp: 0x50f310d6