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run skype without installing

Hi, can anyone help me to get skype.exe which will work without installing.  I need the version that will work on windows XP.

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if what you need is something like a portable version, maybe this suggestion from Sir Ruwim would help;

 

http://community.skype.com/t5/General-Discussion/Searching-for-a-person-in-a-specific-country/m-p/17...

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freddy5003 wrote:

Hi, can anyone help me to get skype.exe which will work without installing.  I need the version that will work on windows XP.


You can also use the very simple application, Lessmsi, which will let you extract Skype.exe from any msi installer. See e.g. this:

 

http://community.skype.com/t5/Windows/Omit-Updater-service-installation/m-p/475487#M41663

 

 

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