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Skype will not open.

Seriously annoyed now, I have literally tried every fix there is and nothing is working.

Yesterday when installing BF3 skype randomly crashed and I got the general windows error ''Program has stopped working'', I thought nothing of it and waited for my download to finish to reload it. When i tried to reload skype I see the little load icon on my mouse, I see it open up in TastManager but then it closes without any warning or error popup.

 

I've tried to reinstall it, reboot, delete files, use older versions, update my windows to the most recent version, and none of it is working.

 

Really would appreciate some help, please.

~Luke.

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same exact problem here, I'm glad to see I'm not the only one with it though !

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Likewise! Though still I would rather neither of us have this problem. So does your not load at all, when you try to open skype it just gives you the icon as it would normally be loading up, but then nothing comes up at all, though it does open in TaskManager then closes after a few seconds?
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Lukey2k wrote:

Seriously annoyed now, I have literally tried every fix there is and nothing is working.

Yesterday when installing BF3 skype randomly crashed and I got the general windows error ''Program has stopped working'', I thought nothing of it and waited for my download to finish to reload it. When i tried to reload skype I see the little load icon on my mouse, I see it open up in TastManager but then it closes without any warning or error popup.

 

I've tried to reinstall it, reboot, delete files, use older versions, update my windows to the most recent version, and none of it is working.

 

Really would appreciate some help, please.

~Luke.


Do you have nVidia graphic card installed on your computer?

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I do yes, why do you ask?
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Yes, same exact problem here, I double click on skype, it appears to load then stops, process appears in task manager then dissappears, I've also got Nvdia...

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Lukey2k wrote:
I do yes, why do you ask?

There is a known problem with the latest versions of nVidia graphic drivers which are optimised for Battlefield 3 games and Skype. See this for a possible solution:

 

http://community.skype.com/t5/Video-on-Windows/Remedy-for-distorted-video-with-nVidia-display-adapat...

 

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can anyone help me my skyp wont open

disk l/0 error

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ruwim wrote:

Lukey2k wrote:
I do yes, why do you ask?

There is a known problem with the latest versions of nVidia graphic drivers which are optimised for Battlefield 3 games and Skype. See this for a possible solution:

 

http://community.skype.com/t5/Video-on-Windows/Remedy-for-distorted-video-with-nVidia-display-adapat...

 


How does this help solve my problem at all? Are you serious?

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Lukey2k wrote:

ruwim wrote:

Lukey2k wrote:
I do yes, why do you ask?

There is a known problem with the latest versions of nVidia graphic drivers which are optimised for Battlefield 3 games and Skype. See this for a possible solution:

 

http://community.skype.com/t5/Video-on-Windows/Remedy-for-distorted-video-with-nVidia-display-adapat...

 


How does this help solve my problem at all? Are you serious?


There were several other problems reported with the latest version of nVidia driver and Skype. Several users received an error message saying that “Skype executable is corrupted”. If you want, you can try to revert to the older 280.26 driver and see if this makes any difference.

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