Skype worked (internet call, instant message, call to phone, etc.) on this laptop for over one year until last Tuesday before our travel. After we checked in to our hotel and connected to their wireless network, skpype stopped working. We checked into different hotels with different wi-fi networks and the same error message appeared. Now we are back home but skype still can't connect with our wi-fi network (and window-7) even though it worked fine before. I have another older computer (window-XP) that we didn't bring with us and skype still works OK (although subtantially slower). I checked the internet connection, port setting, un-installed skype software and re-installed it. Nothing worked. It is a mystery. Please help.
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What anti-virus application or security suite is installed on your computer?
try to Reset Internet Explorer settings.
try to delete temporary internet files
now try running skype
please add/allow skype program to norton internet security
From main page of NIS, Seclect >> Personal Firewall >> Program Control >> Personal Firewall General Settings >> Add >> locate Skype >> Allow
20-08-2012 23:25 - edited 20-08-2012 23:25
Click settings >> Personal Firewall
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