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Re: An error occurred while attempting to create the directory: C:\Users\owner\AppData"

Could you maybe send a snapshot of what you see when you do the following?
Junior098123
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Re: An error occurred while attempting to create the directory: C:\Users\owner\AppData"

Here is the snapshot of settings I have on my computer (Windows 7 Ultimate).

 

RoamingSecurity.jpg

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Re: An error occurred while attempting to create the directory: C:\Users\owner\AppData"

I had to delete all the non-admin accounts for it to work correctly.

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Re: An error occurred while attempting to create the directory: C:\Users\owner\AppData"

Junior, did you ever figure it out?  I'm having the exact same problem, I've tried everything on all 4 pages of this thread.

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Re: An error occurred while attempting to create the directory: C:\Users\owner\AppData"

Try to install the Portable Skype version: http://portableapps.com/apps/internet/skype_portable
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Re: An error occurred while attempting to create the directory: C:\Users\owner\AppData"


TheShawnReed wrote:

Junior, did you ever figure it out?  I'm having the exact same problem, I've tried everything on all 4 pages of this thread.


Download MSI Extractor
http://www.softpedia.com/progDownload/MSI-Extractor-Download-210862.html

 

Extract Skype Business Installer (SkypeSetup.MSI) with MSI Extractor.

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

 

Now Copy / Move the extracted Skype.exe file to C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone folder.

 

Now try running Skype.

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Re: An error occurred while attempting to create the directory: C:\Users\owner\AppData"

When I open the MSI extractor and try to extract the skype msi file, I keep getting the error message: "This installation package could not be opened. Verify that the package exists and that you can access it, or contact the application vendor to verify that this is a valid Windows Installer package."

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Re: An error occurred while attempting to create the directory: C:\Users\owner\AppData"

Run MSI Extractor with ADMIN rights. (Run as administrator)

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Re: An error occurred while attempting to create the directory: C:\Users\owner\AppData"

The same thing happened when I right-clicked "run as administrator". I've already gone through and made sure I have permission do do everything, I've gone through all the AppData folders and given full permission as already described in this thread.

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Re: An error occurred while attempting to create the directory: C:\Users\owner\AppData"

Have you tried Portable Skype?
When was the last time it was working fine?
Which edition of Windows? Is it 32 or 64 bit?

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