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Skype Chat Lag

Hi there I've been having this problem for over a month now and I've tried various methods to try and fix it ranging from reinstalling Skype to renaming the Skype folder to "Old_Skype".

 

My problem is that whenever I try to IM chat with people--which is my main form of communication--if I go to anything else during this IM chat whether it be a web browser, a file on my computer, or even another skype chat room, skype begins to lag severely. The messages I type out after multitasking on my computer take triple the time for the computer to type all of it out into the chat box. So I have to wait and watch all my words slowly appear before I can send it or I have to simply not do anything else on my computer while I'm IMing someone. It's really gotten very annoying and I can't figure out why it's doing this since it was fine since day one up until a few weeks ago.

 

Any help would really be appreciated!

 

-Alci

Alci
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Re: Skype Chat Lag

Try This.

 

Here is a Mr. FixIT:

 

How to reset Internet Explorer settings

 

Visit the page and click the FixIT con.

 

Now try running Skype.

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Tamim
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Hey Tamim,

 

Thanks for the advice but unfortunately it didn't work...I appreciate the help though! :happy:

 

-Alci

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Try This.

 

Here is a Mr. FixIT:

 

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/260897

 

Visit the page and click the FixIT icon.

 

Now try running Skype.

Regards,
Tamim
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I have had this same issue. If you manage to find a solution i would love to hear it :happy:

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Same with me.  I went back to a 5  version and problem cleared but its been like that for the last 3 versions so I am afraid to upgrade again and have shut off auto upgrade function.

tampasailor
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Hey, I have the same problem since 3 days ago and Can't fix it.

Skype is not working now.

I have no old versions of Skype and I don't know what version should work.

Would you like to tell me what is the exact version is?

 

Many thanks

HoneyIb
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HoneyIb wrote:

Hey, I have the same problem since 3 days ago and Can't fix it.

Skype is not working now.

I have no old versions of Skype and I don't know what version should work.

Would you like to tell me what is the exact version is?

 

Many thanks


Try to uninstall the currently installed version and install the 6.9.0.106 version using this msi-installer:

 

http://download.skype.com/msi/SkypeSetup_6.9.0.106.msi

 

After installing this version, make sure to disable the Automatic updates:

 

Tools -> Options -> Advanced -> Automatic updates ->Turn off automatic updates

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I also had same problem.  I reverted back to an older version and the problem cleared. Recently another skype upgrade came out and it seems to have cleared the problem and i note that audio is improved now too.  There have been windows upgrades in the meantime too.

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Thank you guys for your information~

 

I really appreciate that~~~~

 

I am getting out of this problem right now~

Thanks~

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