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Can't Install Skype

Everytime I try to install Skype, on both windows install versions, I end up getting this message. "We are having problems connecting to the download server. To download an alternate installer for Skype, click the "Download button."

iHoodStar21
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Never mind. I did the .msi trick and I got it to install.
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Hello?
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Never mind. I did the .msi trick and I got it to install.
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so...what is the solution? I am getting the error message. Where to go for the solution to the problem????

thanks,
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lindaglisson wrote:
so...what is the solution? I am getting the error message. Where to go for the solution to the problem????

thanks,

Please delete your IE ("Internet Explorer") browser cache, cookies and temp files and try again using a IE browser window, even if IE is not your default browser.

 

A new version has just been released September 29th, 2011:


Please download/install this version from here, when prompted click the open or run button: http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-full-56

 

This new version is 5.6.0.105 to check what version you have, using the main Skype client window please do:

 

Help -> About Skype


Release Notes: http://blogs.skype.com/garage/2011/09/skype_56_for_windows_with_improved_screen_sharing_release_note...


Note: There is also an update release for 5.5 if you want to use it instead 5.5.0.119 released as well, same date.

 

More here: http://blogs.skype.com/garage/2011/09/skype_55_for_windows_update_release_notes.html



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I get the message can't open with this architecture or something like that.  Is my computer too old? G5

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When I try to install Skype, I get the following message:

 

'Installing Skype failed: code 1618. Another Skype installation is already in progress. Complete that installation before proceeding with this install.'

 

But I have never tried to install Skype before! Please help. I cleared the browsing history, temporary files and caches, but still no luck.

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Open your Windows Task Manager – Processes tab. Look for any processes saying something about SkypeSetup or msiexec.exe. Close these processes. It’s best to reboot your computer and so restart downloading Skype.
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I tried all these suggestions and still get the same message.

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i can't install my skype softwere plz tell some soloution

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