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unable to install skype on windows 7 starter

Hi

 

I've downloaded skype today but everytime i try to install it using the skype set up i get this error message SkypeSetUp.exe is not a valid win32 application i've looked through some of the posts on here but nothing has worked can anyone help me.

 

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Lochness

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What version are you installing?
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Please use this direct link to download the latest beta versions of skype



http://download.skype.com/msi/SkypeSetup_5.7.0.123.msi

 

i gave you the offline installer. just click on the link i have given above, and download it on your "desktop"



when you got it, double click on it (run) and start installation.

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Hi i'm currently downloading the link given but it keeps downloading into my download folder i never get an option to save to my desktop any ideas
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I have just downloaded the link clicked on run and i'm now getting this message This installation package could not be opened contact the application vendor to verify this is a valid windows installer package
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Try this Link:

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

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Hi i've just downloaded this and i'm still getting the same error as before SkypeSetup.exe is not a valid win32 application
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lochness wrote:
Hi i've just downloaded this and i'm still getting the same error as before SkypeSetup.exe is not a valid win32 application

 

Temporary disable Antivirus/Firewall. You can reactivate your Antivirus/Firewall after downloading or installation. You may try another browser and also try resetting your browser settings.

 

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I'm having the same problem. I've tried all of the above and I'm still getting the win 32 message.
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algelgie wrote:
I'm having the same problem. I've tried all of the above and I'm still getting the win 32 message.

Try to install Skype using this msi-installer for the latest 6.0.0.126 version:

http://download.skype.com/msi/SkypeSetup_6.0.0.126.msi

 

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