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Cant send messages thru Skype IM

Hi, I cannot send messages thru the Skype IM. I however can receive messages. When I type a message and hit enter, the message pops into the IM window but with a turning circle behind it (waiting sign). And this stays there. So the people that I am trying to send the message to never get it... any solutions ? tips tricks ? Thanks a lot !
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I have Skype 5.5.0.124 And I run Windows XP home
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Download and Reinstall the new Skype 5.7 beta version. See if it helps.

http://download.skype.com/msi/SkypeSetup_5.7.0.137.msi

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roelonzo wrote:
Hi, I cannot send messages thru the Skype IM. I however can receive messages. When I type a message and hit enter, the message pops into the IM window but with a turning circle behind it (waiting sign). And this stays there. So the people that I am trying to send the message to never get it... any solutions ? tips tricks ? Thanks a lot !

I concur with the recommendation to try the latest beta version.  However, just to be sure you're aware of this, when you send an IM in Skype it's not delivered unless/until both you and the person you're sending to are online at the same time.




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Hey guys,

 

I have been having this problem for a few days now. IM is not updating so not getting any notifications.

 

I have downloaded the Beta suggested but has not fixed the problem.

 

 

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mine is doing the same thing :/ does the other person have to be online?

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born2ride wrote:

mine is doing the same thing :/ does the other person have to be online?


Yes.  Definitely.




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jptno7 wrote:

Hey guys,

 

I have been having this problem for a few days now. IM is not updating so not getting any notifications.

 

I have downloaded the Beta suggested but has not fixed the problem.

 

 


Please do a Skype reset:

 

1. Ensure that "Show hidden files and folders" is switched on.

Click Start and then Run Type "control folders" and click OK. In the View tab, ensure that Show hidden files and folders is enabled

 

2. Exit Skype : From the system tray >> right click on the skype icon and click "Quit Skype"

 

3. Click Start >> Run Type: %appdata% Rename folder "Skype" to "Old_Skype"

 

4. Re-run Skype

 

Note: You will need your password to re-log on, and re-set any options from default

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