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'skype cannot connect' problem

Have a new Skype account, have downloaded the sw but when I try to connect the message 'skype cannot connect' comes up. I tried changing the password and re-downloading the sw but still the same. I am most certainly online and have good broadband...any tips?

orietta
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just discovered the cause - needed to close the VPN that linked me to my biz network - Skype does not work if that connection is open!

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fierce
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I searched ESET Smart Security and I disabled the personal firewall. Then I manged to sign in. Thank you so much for the help! I really appreciate it!! :happy:
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coleclines
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This was the exact problem thank you I just went and unblocked skype on my firewall and now it works perfectly

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orietta
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Re: 'skype cannot connect' problem

just discovered the cause - needed to close the VPN that linked me to my biz network - Skype does not work if that connection is open!

orietta
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Whew.  Glad you found that.  It would've been hard to troubleshooting by remote control.  :wink:

 

Thanks for passing along the solution which may help someone else in the future.




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I have contacts disappearing from my contact list. I was asked to upgrade to the latest skype. I did that 30 minutes ago. Now I cannot contact anybody.An error message appears saying that I am offline and I could not change that status. I had a credit over $16 and it dropped to $14 without me making any calls. Only failed attempts at calls. Adel

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I'm sorry I could not find it on my computer and im still having the same connection problem. can some help me please. its urgent!
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I have been trying to fix this same issue and cant figure it out, please help??
tiaglad
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I have been trying to fix this same issue and cant figure it out, please help?? I have uninstalled, reinstalled, can't log in to skype at all.
tiaglad
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I keep getting error message 2738 and I just cannot log in.

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rgjkathab wrote:

I keep getting error message 2738 and I just cannot log in.


See this:

 

http://community.skype.com/t5/Windows/Can-not-open/m-p/619725/highlight/true#M50635

 

 

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I have been a Skye client with buying credits only. 

I am reviewing the option an  getting an annual subscription , Canada being my base.

Q. Can I assign my cell as the number for incoming and outgoing calls from Canad and the US.?

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