Just got a quick question, I recently got a new laptop with Windows 8 and Skype came pre loaded in my start menu. I'm not a huge computer guy, but I have used Skype numerous times on older laptops with no problems. On my older laptops I could be having a call and when I minimize the Icon a smaller screen of the person I was talking to would show up in the corner of the screen, so I could search the web or type an essay but still see the person I was talking too in one of the corners of the screen. I havent been able to figure out how to do this with the Windows 8 version because in order to get to the internet i have to go back through the start bar and click on the google chrome app. I was wondering if there was a way where I could just minimize the skype conversation so the Skype home screen wouldnt be there, but I could still see the person I was talking too in one of the corners of the screen. Sorry if this is a stupid question, but thanks in advance!
Press WinKey + M to minimize the Skype app window
WinKey (the button is located between the left Ctrl and Alt with the Windows logo)
Same issue here. All my buddies use skype but are not running windows 8 and they can minimize and talk while playing games. Windows 8 apparently is not allowing this?> any fixes yet
Found it, you gotta download the desktop app