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Skype doesn't work on Windows Started at Asus netbook

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Novel Adventurer

Hi everyone.

I can't get skype at my asus netbook with windows started 7. Everytime that I try to open the program it shows me a message that says that windows can't found the program. I also checked the proprieties also changed to use only in Wndows 7. Is there nybody here with this problem?

tks

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Novel Adventurer

Thanks very much Ruwin

It fixed. You are very right. It was the application. Also I followed this that you wrote in another post:

open the registry editor and go to:

 

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options

 

delete the key labeled "skype.exe" and you should be good to go.

 

And worked!!!!

tks again

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Great y):.

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Novel Adventurer
there is only a file name "Default" inside HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options

Any alternative way? I am so frustated by this Skype problem..Really dissapointing.
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Novel Tourist

I thank you ,it worked.

 

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Novel Tourist

works greaty):

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Novel Tourist

Worked, thanks!

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Novel Tourist

That 'Default' is not the only option there. Basically,

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options


The Image File Execution is itself an expandable menu. Expand it to see Skype.exe. Delete and Voila!

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Casual Adventurer

ruwim wrote:

Have you installed TuneUp utility software.

 

Try this:

 

http://community.skype.com/t5/Windows-desktop-client/Skype-didn-t-open/m-p/610037#M50191

 

See also this:

 

http://community.skype.com/t5/Windows-desktop-client/skype-doesn-t-work/m-p/815922#M61332


Hi,

I have uninstalled McAfee Family Protection but cannot find skype.exe in the windows registry.  I'm still getting the message about skype.exe being corrupt.  Needless to say I still cannot sign in to Skype even though  Tune up utilities says it has permanently abled Skype 6.14.

 

What else can I do? 

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