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Can't sign in on Laptop

I can't sign in to skype when it asks for my mane and password even thoughthey are correct. I keep getting a message that says "Can't open Skype. You are already signed in on this computer. Please sign out and try again"


As I am not already signed in and have even changed my password it still doesn't work.


Any suggestions to help will be much appreciated.

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cant sign in to skpe says cant connect

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sugabear10 wrote:

cant sign in to skpe says cant connect


Please follow these Steps:


1. Only do Step 1 if you are on WIN7:


Stop Skype.


Be sure that Compatibility Mode is not enabled (right-click on Skype shortcut icon/launcher and select Properties >> Compatibility) - for Windows 7 users only.


Try to launch Skype.


2. If Step 1 fails or you are NOT using WIN7 do:


Open an Internet Explorer browser, and go to , what happens?


If you see a message box that contains a connect button, please click on the connect button.


If the page fails to display, Please do the instructions below. Using your Windows Control Panel, please do:


Internet Options -> Advanced Tab Please click the "Reset" button.


Then, Go to the Connections Tab.


Make sure that the only checkbox checked is "Automatically detect settings", then click the "OK" button.


Close any open Internet Explorer browser windows, open a new IE browser window and try again. What happens? If it works, please stop/start Skype What happens?


3. If Step 2 does NOT solve the problem:


Please install the normal version using the instructions below:


You can install the Current release by clicking this link:

Please do NOT remove what you already have installed, simply, install over.



These instructions have worked for many and is the quickest thing to try to resolve issues such as this.


Also, what operating system are you on?


What is the Make and Model of your computer?


Do you have all Windows updates and updates to any hardware devices by the manufacturers?

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