Everytime I try to install Skype, on both windows install versions, I end up getting this message. "We are having problems connecting to the download server. To download an alternate installer for Skype, click the "Download button."
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Accepted Solutionby iHoodStar21
so...what is the solution? I am getting the error message. Where to go for the solution to the problem????
Please delete your IE ("Internet Explorer") browser cache, cookies and temp files and try again using a IE browser window, even if IE is not your default browser.
A new version has just been released September 29th, 2011:
Please download/install this version from here, when prompted click the open or run button: http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-full-56
This new version is 220.127.116.11 to check what version you have, using the main Skype client window please do:
Help -> About Skype
Note: There is also an update release for 5.5 if you want to use it instead 18.104.22.168 released as well, same date.
When I try to install Skype, I get the following message:
'Installing Skype failed: code 1618. Another Skype installation is already in progress. Complete that installation before proceeding with this install.'
But I have never tried to install Skype before! Please help. I cleared the browsing history, temporary files and caches, but still no luck.