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How to make Skype screen smaller on Windows8 PC?

How to make Skype screen smaller on Windows8 PC?

I don't want Skype to take over whole screen while talking. To see excel and presentation files are more important than watching camera on business communication.

Sadat
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Re: How to make Skype screen smaller on Windows8 PC?

Please See-

https://support.skype.com/en/faq/FA12167/how-do-i-multitask-with-skype-for-windows-8

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Tamim
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Tamim
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I know how to split screen, but it is useless when you want to read something from the screen while on Skype. Have you tried to see tel number on IE screen and call that number on Skype? MS really needs to think through how Skype Desktop (work as older versions) is important for PC users who use Skype on business. I may be getting back to Windows7 just because of this poor design.

Sadat
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I have just installed "Skype Desktop", and this looks like and work like older version Skype. My problem solved. Thanks for the support!

Sadat
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Re: How to make Skype screen smaller on Windows8 PC?

But how do I install the skype desktop?

anacarlabreu
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Re: How to make Skype screen smaller on Windows8 PC?

anacarlabreu,

 

Please use this direct link to download the latest versions of skype

http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-msi

i gave you the MSI installer. just click on the link i have given above, and download it on your "desktop"

when you got it, double click on it (run) and start installation.

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Tamim
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Tamim
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Thank you very much!!! This really helped! Windows 8 is driving me crazy...

anacarlabreu
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Not you alone. I am getting nuts. It is a strange Windows version. Not very logical.

Tatiana2013
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Re: How to make Skype screen smaller on Windows8 PC?

Very simple! Try it and recommend to all many who suffer from ugly Skype behavior with Windows 8.

First, go to the software list and uninstall the skype you have installed fo OS windows 8.

Then, go to your internet browser (firefox of others) and download Skype again, but fo windows 7 desctop version!!! It will download and you will enjoy NORMAL Skype finally.

corfiot
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Re: How to make Skype screen smaller on Windows8 PC?

Thank you very much, it fixed my problem as well. I was so mad from it too

Everything was very hard to do with that new skype modern

GeoBahaa
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