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Skype won't let me log in

My skype hasnt been working for about a week now

I always had it to log in automatically when I started up skype but then it decided to not do that when I tried the other week and when I click the check box saying "sign me in when skype starts" or if i click "sign me in" skype does nothing then a windows opens in chrome (at the bottom)

i have tried restarting my computer, I have uninstalled and reinstalled skype and I have checked my pw and username are correct.

I have a windows 7

please can someone help me :happy:

 

Index of C:\ProgramData\Skype\Apps\login\

NameSizeDate Modified
[parent directory]  
languages/ 21/11/2011 14:31:16
static/ 21/11/2011 14:31:16
index.html3.8 kB

13/10/2011 10:21:30

 

 

jt00135
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Re: Skype won't let me log in

I have the same problem!

 

As i try to login to my skype press the 'sign me in'  button it gives me this screen, any

help ? Can't live without skype. Here's the picture what screen i get.

 

[IMG]http://i44.tinypic.com/30ver83.png[/IMG]

 

Thank you!

Doris1139
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Go to C:/ProgramData/Skype/Apps/

rename the folder login to login1.

Then go to C:/Program Files/Skype/phone

Or

C:/Program Files (x86)/Skype/phone (If you have 64 bit windows)

Right click on Skype application and choose send to Desktop Create shortcut.

Go to your desktop and double click on the new shortcut.
NoxxeR
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or you can download the latest 5.7 Beta version and it should fix your problem

http://www.skype.com/intl/en/get-skype/on-your-computer/windows/beta/
NoxxeR
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Thank you, really helped :wink:

Doris1139
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Thank you so much...IT WORKED!! and was so easy. Great instructions.
ccurtis35
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How do you re name the login when you are on the page? file:///C:/ProgramData/Skype/Apps/

emmanuella
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emmanuella wrote:

How do you re name the login when you are on the page? file:///C:/ProgramData/Skype/Apps/


See this:

 

http://community.skype.com/t5/Windows/Can-t-login-Redirected-to-C-ProgramData-Skype-Apps-login/td-p/...


 

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jt00135 wrote:

My skype hasnt been working for about a week now

I always had it to log in automatically when I started up skype but then it decided to not do that when I tried the other week and when I click the check box saying "sign me in when skype starts" or if i click "sign me in" skype does nothing then a windows opens in chrome (at the bottom)

i have tried restarting my computer, I have uninstalled and reinstalled skype and I have checked my pw and username are correct.

I have a windows 7

please can someone help me :happy:

 

Index of C:\ProgramData\Skype\Apps\login\

NameSizeDate Modified
[parent directory]  
languages/ 21/11/2011 14:31:16
static/ 21/11/2011 14:31:16
index.html3.8 kB

13/10/2011 10:21:30

 

 


Try Below:

 

1. Ensure that "Show hidden files and folders" is switched on.

Click Start and then Run Type "control folders" and click OK. In the View tab, ensure that Show hidden files and folders is enabled

 

2. Exit Skype : From the system tray >> right click on the skype icon and click "Quit Skype"

 

3. Click Start >> Run Type: "%programdata%\Skype\Apps" (without the quotes)

 

4. Rename the folder login to login1

 

5. Then go to Skype folder inside program files and go to phone folder and then right click on Skype application and select send to Desktop (Create shortcut)

 

Now try running Skype.

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Tamim
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ive tried what you said , but when i go onto the programs file , it doesnt show a skype folder?

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