The older version of Skype 6.7 cannot be removed.

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The older version of Skype 6.7 cannot be removed.

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I cannot install skype in any version. 

I tried:

SkypeSetup_4.0.0.150.exe
skypesetup_4.2.0.163.exe
SkypeSetupFull_5.10.0.115.exe
SkypeSetupFull_5.5.0.112.exe
SkypeSetupFull_5.5.0.117.exe
SkypeSetupFull_58.exe
SkypeSetup_5.9.0.114.msi
SkypeSetup_5.9.0.123.msi

SkypeSetup 6.1.msi
SkypeSetup 6.7.msi

 

Everytime I get message: The older version of Skype X.X cannot be removed

 

How can I get rid older versions and install a new one? Don't tell me that I have to reinstall Windows because of Skype?????

 

Windows XP x86 Prof

 

 

2ru
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Re: The older version of Skype 6.7 cannot be removed.

Try to uninstall the currently installed version using this MS Fix It:

 

http://support.microsoft.com/mats/Program_Install_and_Uninstall/en

 

If this will still not help, then try this:

 

Download, but don’t run this installer for the latest 6.7.0.102 version.

 

http://download.skype.com/msi/SkypeSetup_6.7.0.102.msi

 

Using the procedure described here,

 

http://community.skype.com/t5/Windows/How-to-update-Skype-without-using-any-Skype-installer/m-p/7073...

 

extract the Skype.exe file from the SkypeSetup_6.7.0.102.msi file and replace your currently installed Skype.exe with this new Skype.exe file. You will be now running the Skype 6.7.0.102 version.

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Re: The older version of Skype 6.7 cannot be removed.

Unfortunately none of actions helped. I still cannot install new version.
I solved it by using portable skype (version 6.7).

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