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Graphic of win7 32 laptop gets messed up completely when starting skype

Windows7, 32 bit, fresh installation

Dell Mini (10) Laptop

Skype version 5.10

 

Here is the strange problem:

First skype won't start automatically, but I could live with that.

Then I start skype - windows ask for a permission that skype does changes on the computer. Here I have to say OK, otherwise Skype won't start. 

Then right away the graphic of the entire system gets messed up completely, pixels, old windows UI, barely readable. However skype is running now, but the system is not usable.

 

Does anyone has experienced similar problems and found a solution for it?

 

Thank you

best regards

Stephan

 

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by ruwim

You are running Skype in "As Administrator" mode.

 

Right click on the desktop shortcut. Select Properties and then the Compatibility tab. No options at all should be selected there.

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... by the way - this steps (older version and deleting config.xml) didn't solve the issue 

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You are running Skype in "As Administrator" mode.

 

Right click on the desktop shortcut. Select Properties and then the Compatibility tab. No options at all should be selected there.

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Hi Ruwim,

 

thank you for the prompt post on this!

I will try that and post the result.

 

best

Stephan

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THANKS A LOT RUWIM. 

This broad the solution.

best regards 

Stephan

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