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Skype is blocked from the Internet

My Skype is being blocked from the Internet since a couple of days, and I don't know why.

My Laptop crashes once in a while, but it has never been a big problem before. I uninstalled and reinstalled Skype as well, but nothing is working. I don't know what to do, please help me! Thank you so much!

katharinaz
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it is being blocked on my computer as well. this is a new laptop ive had for a little over a month and came with norton which is what is notifying me of it being blocked from internet access. plase help!

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Chemicalrain wrote:

it is being blocked on my computer as well. this is a new laptop ive had for a little over a month and came with norton which is what is notifying me of it being blocked from internet access. plase help!


Most likely you need to configure Norton’s Firewall/Antivirus to allow Skype to access Internet.

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mine too is also a new laptop and recently days my skype was blocked from accessing the internet. i've too have norton in my laptop. what should I do?

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domosisfun wrote:

mine too is also a new laptop and recently days my skype was blocked from accessing the internet. i've too have norton in my laptop. what should I do?


Most likely you need to configure Norton’s Firewall/Antivirus to allow Skype to access Internet.

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skype is blocked from internet what should i do
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michelegiro wrote:
skype is blocked from internet what should i do

What anti-virus application or security suite is installed?
What anti-spyware applications (other than Defender)?
What third-party firewall (if any)?

try to open the page with IE-32bit and post the result
https://apps.skype.com/home/

 

you can try to disable your Windows Firewall

http://windows.microsoft.com/is-IS/windows-vista/Turn-Windows-Firewall-on-or-off

 

or you can add Skype to its settings

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/842242

 

visit the page and see the "Enable programs by using Windows Firewall" section.

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silly question but how do you configure Norton’s Firewall/Antivirus? I have windows 8, skype did work, then we changed to virgin media and skype isn't even installed now and I can't install it and my apps will not update! so confused!!

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