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I cannot open my skype

I am currently having skype 5.10 on windows 7. Whenever I try to open skype, it doesnot open. To deal with problem,I just install skype once again and it starts working as usual. However it only works that day and next day I again encounter the same problem. Please suggest me the ways how I can avoid this problem!!

Paras86
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Re: I cannot open my skype

go to Skype folder inside program files and go to phone folder and then right click on Skype application and select send to Desktop (Create shortcut)

 

Re-run skype using this new shortcut.

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Thanks for the solution but it still doesn't work. The CPU meter just bounces to 50 or 60 and it closes.

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Make sure Skype is not running in Compatibility / ADMIN Mode.

 

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Do you think I should uninstall it and then reinstall it and create a shortcut on desktop as it does not open. It just got highlighted but didn't open.

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you can try uninstalling Skype with Revo (remove all registry entries)

http://www.revouninstaller.com/revo_uninstaller_free_download.html

 

then, reinstall Skype 5.11 Beta with this link:
http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-beta

 

See how it works.

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Tamim
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:wink:Thank you very much!!!

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You are very welcome.

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I cannot open my skype..I click on the shortcut and it goes to download the new version/update and at the end of it doing that it says fatal error. I don't know why it does this and don't know what to do about this. Any help would be appreciated.

 

Thank you, 

Lorena Waller

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What is the exact error code / message?

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