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An error occurred while applying security settings. Users is not a valid user group. This could be a

Good evening, I need help installing skype because I transfer the messenger for skype and now I can not install skype and appears this message "An error occurred while applying security settings. Users is not a valid user group. This could be a problem with the package, or a problem connecting to a domain controller on the network. Check your network connection."

 

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jorge45 wrote:

Internet explorer 9


Try this:

 

Go to Windows Start -> All Programs -> Accessories -> Right click on Command Prompt, select 'Run as administrator'.

 

The Command Prompt window should show:

 

C:\Windows\System32>

 

If this is not the case, then in the Command Prompt type:  cd c:\windows\system32 and press Enter.

 

Type this and then press Enter:

 

regsvr32  vbscript.dll

 

Type this and then press Enter:

 

regsvr32  jscript.dll

 

Next type this and press Enter:

 

regsvr32  jscript9.dll

 

After each Enter you should receive a message saying that DllRegisterServer in XXX.dll succeeded.

 

Reboot your computer.

 

Make now the test showing if your Internet Explorer can execute JavaScript.

 

Open in your Internet Explorer (no other browser but only IE) this page:

 

http://www.mistered.us/test/alert.shtml

 

Click on the “Simply Click This Button” button and watch the response.

 

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Re: An error occurred while applying security settings. Users is not a valid user group. This could

Most likely this error message is caused by faulty installation of Skype Click-to-Call add-on or Skype Toolbar on systems with non-English Windows version.

 

Try to install Skype using this msi-installer for the currently latest 6.2.0.106 version.

 

http://download.skype.com/msi/SkypeSetup_6.2.0.106.msi

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Try this.

 

Press WinKey + R to open the Run window

WinKey (the button is located between the left Ctrl and Alt with the Windows logo)

 

winkey1.png

 

Type: cmd and press Enter


Type net localgroup /add Users and press ENTER.

 

netlocalgroup.PNG

 

Restart your PC.

 

Now try to install Skype from this link
http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-full

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I tried everything and it did not

 

tank you

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Do you receive the same error message using this installer:

 

http://download.skype.com/msi/SkypeSetup_6.2.0.106.msi

 

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I tried everything and it did not


Which edition of Windows?

 

Local users and groups does not exist in Windows 7 Home Premium.

 

You can try with this FULL installer

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

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I've tried everything and nothing

My system is Windows 7 Ultimate

 

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Are you logged into Windows with an administrator account?

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yes

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Use Windows Interface and try to create Users group again.

 

Press WinKey + R to open the Run window

WinKey (the button is located between the left Ctrl and Alt with the Windows logo)

 

winkey1.png

 

Type: compmgmt.msc /s and press Enter

 

Expand System Tools >> Local Users and Groups >> Right-Click on Groups and Select New Group... >> EnterUsers in the Group Name field >> Click Create.

 

Restart your PC.

 

Now try to install Skype.

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