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"Setup.exe" stops at 99% "We are having problems connecting to the download server". "Fix"?

 
rkdent
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Re: "Setup.exe" stops at 99% "We are having problems connecting to the download serve

Using your Windows Control Panel, please do:

 

Internet Options -> Delete Button -> Delete Button

 

Using a IE ("Internet Explorer") browser window please install from here: http://skype.com/go/getskype-full

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rkdent
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If you would like my help, please don't post blank posts as responses, it does not help to resolve issues.

 

If your ("empty") post is suggesting that the last attempt did not change anything, please try this: http://support.microsoft.com/mats/Program_Install_and_Uninstall/

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Hi TheUberOverLord

 

The solutions you have recommended don't fix the problem, thanks though. Microsoft Fixit is for 64 bit OS (at the current time), it will not work on Win XP Home 32 bit.

 

I am another individual who started encountering this 99% install session and then it says or errors "unable to connect to download server". I have pretty good bandwidth and reliable internet connectivity. In the recent few hours/days, I have installed several programs successfully.

 

The full install file workaround you suggested has been tried, even that goes into a 99% complete and restarts.

 

Can you please look into this, see if this is start of a bigger problem with SKYPE install or setup routines.

 

I tried download from CNET, even that did not work. I also tried the slim install file too.

 

Skype also auto redirected me to a different server and even that did not work. Now I have tried the install process over 12 times, with repeat failures.

 

Check if there is some corruption on your install files.

 

* by the way, may be you should consider adding SKYPE to the custom Dictionary of your Text Editor here.

skypeUI
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I now tried it on a different machine Win XP, during install I get error, not a valid win32 application.

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Actual error reads for skype current version or 5.. version:  install error SkypeSetup.exe is not a valid Win32 application

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skypeUI wrote:

Actual error reads for skype current version or 5.. version:  install error SkypeSetup.exe is not a valid Win32 application


 

please try the links and suggesions mentioned here;

 

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Primemover
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same problem for ; have tried everything listed here and all to do with firewall, browsers, etc. nothing works - even ms fix it encountered an error. pathetic! help for the holidays??? please? this is redonculous:@

am_baker
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Have you tried with this setup link?

 

http://download.skype.com/msi/SkypeSetup_5.6.0.110.msi

 

 

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