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error code 2738

I'm trying to install skype, but get error code 2738 come up.  skype gets installed to the point where I can register skype name and pass word and get on, but I am unable to add contacts.  Page comes up with only background

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Which Windows and which Skype version are you running?
Any more information the error window is saying?

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YvonneHamilton wrote:

I'm trying to install skype, but get error code 2738 come up.  skype gets installed to the point where I can register skype name and pass word and get on, but I am unable to add contacts.  Page comes up with only background


 

Please go here and once there, click on the "Fixit" Icon/Button: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/949140
 

Then please do this:

 

Using your Windows Control Panel, please do:

 

Internet Options -> Advanced Tab Please click the "Reset" button.

 

Then please install over what you have from here, when prompted please click the run or open button: http://skype.com/go/getskype-full

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i have the same exact problem.. i exhausted every possiblity and still no progress or improvement.. This very frustrating....Can u please give a solution to fix error 2738...or make some moderations to this software. so this problem doesn't occur again

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mzbabygirl01 wrote:

i have the same exact problem.. i exhausted every possiblity and still no progress or improvement.. This very frustrating....Can u please give a solution to fix error 2738...or make some moderations to this software. so this problem doesn't occur again



Please go here and click "Run" http://support.microsoft.com/kb/318378

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Hi there,

 

I'm getting error code 2738 each time I try to re-download (after uninstalling) Skype and then when I try to log in I get the index of file: ///C deal that so many people are getting.

 

I've tried unistalling and reinstalling about 4 times, restarting my computer... Crossing my fingers. Downloaded several versions of the Microsoft FixIt. Nothing changes.

 

ANY idea what's going on? Is there something flukey in the latest versions that I should NEVER have downloaded?

 

My best friend just moved to Honduras - this is terrible timing. Maybe time to switch to Google video?

 

Thanks so much!

 

 

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MeadowAnn wrote:

Hi there,

 

I'm getting error code 2738 each time I try to re-download (after uninstalling) Skype and then when I try to log in I get the index of file: ///C deal that so many people are getting.

 

I've tried unistalling and reinstalling about 4 times, restarting my computer... Crossing my fingers. Downloaded several versions of the Microsoft FixIt. Nothing changes.

 

ANY idea what's going on? Is there something flukey in the latest versions that I should NEVER have downloaded?

 

My best friend just moved to Honduras - this is terrible timing. Maybe time to switch to Google video?

 

Thanks so much!

 

 


Have you tried this?

 

Please go here and once there, click on the "Fixit" Icon/Button: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/949140

 

NOTE: If the Fixit fails, please try doing it manually via the instructions supplied on the page above, using an elevated command prompt window.
 

Then please do this:

 

Reboot.

 

Then please install over what you have from here, when prompted please click the run or open button: http://download.skype.com/SkypeSetup.exe

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ive tried all the fixit buttons command promts and nothing some one help

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Switch to Oovoo.
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Hi, I am running into the same issue. Did you ever get a response as to how to fix this? I appreciate any followup.
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