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An error occurred while applying security settings. Users is not a valid user group. This could be a

Good evening, I need help installing skype because I transfer the messenger for skype and now I can not install skype and appears this message "An error occurred while applying security settings. Users is not a valid user group. This could be a problem with the package, or a problem connecting to a domain controller on the network. Check your network connection."

 

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Most likely this error message is caused by faulty installation of Skype Click-to-Call add-on or Skype Toolbar on systems with non-English Windows version.

 

Try to install Skype using this msi-installer for the currently latest 6.2.0.106 version.

 

http://download.skype.com/msi/SkypeSetup_6.2.0.106.msi

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Try this.

 

Press WinKey + R to open the Run window

WinKey (the button is located between the left Ctrl and Alt with the Windows logo)

 

winkey1.png

 

Type: cmd and press Enter


Type net localgroup /add Users and press ENTER.

 

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Restart your PC.

 

Now try to install Skype from this link
http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-full

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I tried everything and it did not

 

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Do you receive the same error message using this installer:

 

http://download.skype.com/msi/SkypeSetup_6.2.0.106.msi

 

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I tried everything and it did not


Which edition of Windows?

 

Local users and groups does not exist in Windows 7 Home Premium.

 

You can try with this FULL installer

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

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I've tried everything and nothing

My system is Windows 7 Ultimate

 

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Are you logged into Windows with an administrator account?

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yes

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Use Windows Interface and try to create Users group again.

 

Press WinKey + R to open the Run window

WinKey (the button is located between the left Ctrl and Alt with the Windows logo)

 

winkey1.png

 

Type: compmgmt.msc /s and press Enter

 

Expand System Tools >> Local Users and Groups >> Right-Click on Groups and Select New Group... >> EnterUsers in the Group Name field >> Click Create.

 

Restart your PC.

 

Now try to install Skype.

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