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Download error for installing Skype

Hi,

When I download the skypesetup.exe from site and go through the steps to install it, I receive the error "We are having problems connecting to the download server" and it suggests to download an alternative installer and then again the same error.

Please help me.

Thanks in advance.

 

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by g4pilut

Are you getting that error message after you've downloaded and run the file, or just trying to download it?

 

If the error is just downloading it, if you're using another browser try using Internet Explorer.  And before you do, in IE go to Tools > Internet options > General > Browsing history and click Delete to clear IE's cache.

 

If the error is when you run the installer, try this link one instead: 

 

http://download.skype.com/msi/SkypeSetup_5.6.0.110.msi

 

 

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ipmpls
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Re: Download error for installing Skype

Try this link to download the full installer for v5.6.0.110 to your hard drive:

 

http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-full-56

 

Run the file from that link once the download is complete.

 




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Re: Download error for installing Skype

Thanks for your response but it generates exactly the same mentioned error!

 I attached the picture of the step of install that generates the error, please have a look on it.

 

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Re: Download error for installing Skype

Are you getting that error message after you've downloaded and run the file, or just trying to download it?

 

If the error is just downloading it, if you're using another browser try using Internet Explorer.  And before you do, in IE go to Tools > Internet options > General > Browsing history and click Delete to clear IE's cache.

 

If the error is when you run the installer, try this link one instead: 

 

http://download.skype.com/msi/SkypeSetup_5.6.0.110.msi

 

 




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Thanks a lot. The second link (.msi) installed it.

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Re: Download error for installing Skype

really thank you.
rruhsuzz
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Re: Download error for installing Skype

Same problem  with error what now???


ipmpls wrote:

Hi,

When I download the skypesetup.exe from site and go through the steps to install it, I receive the error "We are having problems connecting to the download server" and it suggests to download an alternative installer and then again the same error.

Please help me.

Thanks in advance.

 


 

NinaZvonimir
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Try this link which is for the version current as of today:

 

http://download.skype.com/msi/SkypeSetup_6.1.0.129.msi




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I have the same problem as 'ipmpls' and 'NinaZvonimir' and I tried using the

http://download.skype.com/msi/SkypeSetup_6.1.0.129.msi link. The program opened but so far along it it comes up with the error message 'An error occurred while attempting to create the directory: C:/PrgramData\Skype\Appa' and I can choose to retry or cancel. The same message keeps appearing when I click Retry, can anyone help me?

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