Fatal Error 1603 Skype 5.9 Can Not Be Uninstalled

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Fatal Error 1603 Skype 5.9 Can Not Be Uninstalled

Hi All,

Please help. I went to applications and deleted every bit of Skype. I got rid of every last vestige of it on my computer and version 5.5 keeps showing up in my program list and won't uninstall. It keeps lookikng for an .msi file. I can not download a new version without the fatal error occuring. I can not use Skype or any Skype related tools. Any one with any ideas--I would be very glad for the help. Thank you.

ghirmeshk
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Re: Fatal Error 1603 Skype 5.9 Can Not Be Uninstalled

I have the same problem as you. I have been searching on the web bot apparently nobody got the right answer.

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Re: Fatal Error 1603 Skype 5.9 Can Not Be Uninstalled

You may try the procedure outlined here in order to install a new version of Skype without using any installer program:

 

http://community.skype.com/t5/Windows/How-to-update-Skype-without-using-any-Skype-installer/m-p/7073...

 

Be aware that as of today, the latest Skype version is 5.9.0.115

 

http://download.skype.com/msi/SkypeSetup_5.9.0.115.msi

 

You should also be advised to make a copy of the currently installed Skype.exe file; just in the case that you will regret the update.

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