cant perform skype install on windows 7 32 bit

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cant perform skype install on windows 7 32 bit

Hello, my lap is on windows 7 32 bit.
I've downloaded the latest exe, once I click on it to install skype, there is a window poping up saying that the install cant be performed.
I need your help please. Thanks.

TheUberOverLord
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Nidal wrote:

first of all, thanks for your help ; I tried all the instructions above but still having the same problem, once the run is completed i have a window prompted saying : we are having problems connecting to the download server .

 

can you help me please. thanks.


In your case please do this using your Windows Control Panel:

 

Internet Oprtions -> Delete Button -> Delete Button

 

Then try using the same link. From a IE ("Internet Explorer") browser window.

 

If that still fails please try downloading from here: http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-msi

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Nidal
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Re: cant perform skype install on windows 7 32 bit

Please try installing from here, when prompted choose the open or run option: http://download.skype.com/SkypeSetup.exe

 

If you still have issues, please see these suggestions and if you still have issues, please post them here: http://community.skype.com/t5/Garage/TheUberOverLord-Install-Issues-Check/td-p/156736

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Re: cant perform skype install on windows 7 32 bit

first of all, thanks for your help ; I tried all the instructions above but still having the same problem, once the run is completed i have a window prompted saying : we are having problems connecting to the download server .

 

can you help me please. thanks.

Nidal
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Nidal wrote:

first of all, thanks for your help ; I tried all the instructions above but still having the same problem, once the run is completed i have a window prompted saying : we are having problems connecting to the download server .

 

can you help me please. thanks.


In your case please do this using your Windows Control Panel:

 

Internet Oprtions -> Delete Button -> Delete Button

 

Then try using the same link. From a IE ("Internet Explorer") browser window.

 

If that still fails please try downloading from here: http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-msi

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Re: cant perform skype install on windows 7 32 bit

Same here.. been trying all night.. Can't upgrade to Skype 5.5.

japao
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Please try using the link in my prior post again, any difference?

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the last link worked, and the problem is now solved. Thanks a lot for your help. really appreciate it.

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Nidal wrote:

the last link worked, and the problem is now solved. Thanks a lot for your help. really appreciate it.


You are very welcome, glad to help.

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hi..i have downloaded skype but every time i open it it says that it is not a valid Win 32 application and does not open
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drgaurangbshah wrote:
hi..i have downloaded skype but every time i open it it says that it is not a valid Win 32 application and does not open

 

Please try downloading/installing from here and choose the run or open option when prompted: http://download.skype.com/SkypeSetup.exe

 

If this fails, please delete your IE ("Internet Explorer") browser cache, cookies and temp files and try again using a IE browser window, even if IE is not your default browser.

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