I opened skype, it automatically started to upgrade then malfunctioned. I can't install it successfully, it keeps giving me the Fatal error during installation message. Regardless of what version I try to install
You may try the procedure outlined here in order to install a new version of Skype without using any installer program:
Just download without installing the latest msi-installer for the current 188.8.131.52 version:
Try to uninstalling Skype with Revo Uninstaller
Download and Run Revo
Right Click on Skype and Select Uninstall
Windows Installer Launched >> Click Yes
Check Advanced Button >> Click Scan
In Found Leftover Registry itms window >> Click Select All >> Then Click Delete >> Next
In Found Leftover files and folders window >> Click Select All >> Then Click Delete >> Next
Now try reinstalling latest Skype with this link:
You can make a backup by following the instructions below.
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