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Get "Can't open Skype. You are already signed in on this computer..." But I'm not. Help!

Skype won't let me sign on.  It says I am already signed in on this computer, when I am not.  I have shut everthing down and downloaded the newest version of Skype, but I'm stuck.  I was thinking of deleting Skype completely and starting over, but then saw someone had a problem doing that.  So, I'm hoping there is an easier solution.

 

Thanks in advance for the help.

 

-Mark

 

Mark_Baumhardt
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Re: Get "Can't open Skype. You are already signed in on this computer..." But I'm not.

open Task Manager and end the Skype.exe process that is still running -- if it does not want to cancel, re-boot
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Neil,

 

I tried that.  I even sorted all "Image Names" alphabetically to make sure it hadn't "snuck in there"   Nothing.  Completely shut down.   I then open Skype and it still says someone is logged on.

 

 

Mark_Baumhardt
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are you showing processes from all users?
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My wife's side isn't even logged on (or my son's for that matter.) Just to be safe, I have logged onto both and confirmed Skype is not running and then logged off.
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please try the suggestions mentioned here;

 

You are already sign in on this computer error




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thanks for that Primemover -- I knew there was something I was overlooking

odds are good that this will resolve the issue
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i am also getting this error "can't open skype. you are allready signed in..." how can i fix this?

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matthew-rao wrote:

i am also getting this error "can't open skype. you are allready signed in..." how can i fix this?


i think you missed my reply; :happy:

 

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I don't know about anyone else... but I was able to fix the "already logged in issue" by setting the compatibility settings thru windows 7. Once I did that I did not have a problem loggin in. This was after completely removing Skype, then re-installing the latest Beta 5.7.
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