Downloading SKype to my Dell laptop.

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Downloading SKype to my Dell laptop.

When I download skype to my laptop it downloads the setup.exe file.  When I execute the setup.exe, it asks for agreement to the license agreement then starts the install process.  Just as it completes it gives the error message:


We are having problems connecting to the download server.


To download an altermative installer for Skype, click the "Download" button.


Clicking the download button goes to "SkypeFullInstall" and repeats in the same manner.  It never completes an install.


What is wrong?

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Re: Downloading SKype to my Dell laptop.

Try this link to download the full installer for version to your hard drive:


If that one doesn't work, try this one:



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