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Fatal Error during Installation on Windows 7 64

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

Hiccup113
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Re: Fatal Error during Installation on Windows 7 64

You may try the procedure outlined here in order to install a new version of Skype without using any installer program:

 

http://community.skype.com/t5/Windows/How-to-update-Skype-without-using-any-Skype-installer/m-p/7073...

 

Just download without installing the latest msi-installer for the current 6.0.0.126 version:

 

http://download.skype.com/msi/SkypeSetup_6.0.0.126.msi

 

ruwim
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Re: Fatal Error during Installation on Windows 7 64

Try to uninstalling Skype with Revo Uninstaller

 

Download and Run Revo

http://www.revouninstaller.com/download-professional-version.php

 

Right Click on Skype and Select Uninstall

 

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Windows Installer Launched >> Click Yes

 

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Check  Advanced Button >> Click Scan

 

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In Found Leftover Registry itms window >> Click Select All >> Then Click Delete >> Next

 

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In Found Leftover files and folders window >> Click Select All >> Then Click Delete >> Next

 

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Click Finish.


Now try reinstalling latest Skype with this link:
http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-full

 

You can make a backup by following the instructions below.

http://community.skype.com/t5/Windows/Transferring-message-files/m-p/944216/highlight/true#M69220

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Tamim
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