Windows Desktop Version 6.6 for Windows 8

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Windows Desktop Version 6.6 for Windows 8

On my Lenovo G580 laptop, I am unable to use Skype windows desktop (Win :cool:.  I've read the other posts and have tried to uninstall with Revo and reinstall, I do not have utorrent or any antivirus running other than Defender.

 

When I go to login to skype, it basically either freezes or says that I am already signed in on this computer.  Most recently, I was able to sign in and it has me listed as away, and when I tried to change it online, it froze and is now not responding.  Should I try downloading an older version?

 

Thanks.

ralphbalfe
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Re: Windows Desktop Version 6.6 for Windows 8

Please do a Skype reset.

 

Exit Skype : From the system tray >> right click on the skype icon and click "Quit"

 

Press WinKey+R

Type: %appdata% and press Enter.

Rename the folder "Skype" to "Old_Skype"

 

Run Skype.


You will need your password to re-log on, and re-set any options from default

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what if skype is not showing quit option when right click???

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emadali wrote:

what if skype is not showing quit option when right click???


What version of Windows are you on (XP, Vista, Windows 7)?

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it is WIN 8 sir

 

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Are you using the "modern" Skype application for Windows 8 or the desktop version?

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Desk top one sir

 

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emadali wrote:

Desk top one sir

 


Make sure that Skype is not set to run in Compatibility or As Administrator mode.

 

Right click on the desktop shortcut, select Properties and then the Compatibility tab. No options should be selected there at all.

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Thanks alot Sir it works

 

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