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Skype cant connect

When I start up skype fill in the username and the password and click to login it takes a minute or two before a read mark comes out and says "Skype cant connect". I only have that problem on my computer, on my laptop skype works fine.

 

I tried to reinstall skype 5 times by now. Looked in the support section but noone seemed to have the same problem as I do.

 

Please if someone had this problem before and did fixed it, comment :happy:

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bezambartbjorsh
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The problem has been solved thx for posting.

 

I had an expired version of McAfee which I didnt pay attention at first but it seemed to be blocking skype from connecting.

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bezambartbjorsh
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What Firewall and Antivirus applications are installed on your computer?

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AVG firewall and antivirus. But skype is accepted and I even tried to shut firewall off didnt help either. Btw skype has been working fine its just this problem occured like 5 days ago after doing a payment for skype credits.

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The problem has been solved thx for posting.

 

I had an expired version of McAfee which I didnt pay attention at first but it seemed to be blocking skype from connecting.

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Yes!  I'm having the exact same problem, but with no laptop option.  :sad:  I just had knee surgery, and Skype is my only contact with my fiance in Afghanistan and my daughter in Egypt.  :sad:  Had the surgery done in MD (currently live in SD), now in Severna Park, at my brother's.  With his permission, I downloaded Skype to his PC.  It took a few tries.  But now it "can't connect".  There is indication after your blog that the problem has been resolved, but when I click on it, no resolution appears.  Would LOVE some pointers.  Not very computerific, and am on pain meds, lol!

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I keep getting the message "Sky cannot connect" When I try to sign in.  I have changed my password and anything else advised, any answers?

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Hi...I had the same problem but I just fix it...For some reason firewall don't give access to skype ...So all you have to do is change it by going to your antivirus program firewall settings internet connections for programs and fix it from there by giving a full access to skype...

If you to lazy to do all that just turn the firewall off and try to log in to skype!

I hope it works for you!

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I have the same problem and i have taken off the McAfee security and took SKYPE off of the firewall as well.  I have uninstalled, reinstalled, and restarted my computer and it still will not connect.  I am at a lose.   Can anyone help?

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Are you sure you done what I said ..??

I have the same antivirus as you do.Turn off the firewall ,restart your PC.. When you get back on check if the firewall is still off then try to get on skype...

Get on antivirus click on firewall-settings-internet connections for programs-find skype check careful its more than 1 skype names 2 at the end and 1 in the middle...(IM sure its says block... Click on it and get to edit... Click on block and then put full)click done and close it) it must work after 5 min!if not well there is not much I can say!atlist I try!good luck

 

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I have Skype version 5.10.0.115.  It does not seem to be active as lower toolbar icon shows it continually trying to connect.  This just started.  Any ideas as to the problem?

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