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fatal error during installation

Hi

 

I keep getting  the following message when installing skype " fatal error during installation " and on top of the small error message square it shows " Problem With Shortcut ".

I have deleted Skype and tried numerous times to reinstall but no luck.

Ideas??

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try this FixIT

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/886549

 

Try to start your Windows, in "Safe mode with networking". 
- Repeatedly press F8 during boot.

 

Download, unzip and run SafeMSI

http://www.windowsitpro.com/content/content/83387/SafeMSI.zip

 

then, Install Skype with this link:

http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-full

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Hi

thanks for your help

 

I ahve tried all these steps and still having issues

my Os is windows 7 and running 32meg


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go to Skype folder inside program files and go to phone folder and then right click on Skype application and select send to Desktop (Create shortcut)

Re-run skype using this new shortcut.

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the phone folder is empty??
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Try removing the Skype program entries using Windows Installer CleanUp Utility (msicuu2.exe), perform all the steps with Admin rights...
msicuu2.exe Download Link:
https://skydrive.live.com/redir?resid=67FA7F4ED75C5D95!46621

Now try installing Skype with ADMIN rights.

Alternatively, You can try Portable Version of Skype
http://portableapps.com/apps/internet/skype_portable

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tried all that and still no luck... this is very odd.
Not even the portable one works, it comes with a error when loading. Not sure why there is a problem, it used to work on my pc
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What exactly is the error message that you are receiving when installing the Portable version?

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