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Skype installation "Fatal Error" for Windows XP

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Casual Tourist

It all started when i updated skype it said:

Fatal Error
Failed to get proc address for GetLogicalProcessorInformation (KERNEL32.dll)

 

Then when i deleted it and reinstalled it, it said the same thing please help me !!! 

Thank you

 

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The only what you need to do in order to solve this issue is to update your Windows XP installation to Service Pack 3.

 

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/help/learn-how-to-install-windows-xp-service-pack-3-sp3

 

The GetLogicalProcessorInformation function was first introduced in Windows XP with Service Pack 3 and was not present on older Windows XP installations.

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Novel Adventurer

italias wrote:

It all started when i updated skype it said:

Fatal Error
Failed to get proc address for GetLogicalProcessorInformation (KERNEL32.dll)

 

Then when i deleted it and reinstalled it, it said the same thing please help me !!! 

Thank you

 


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arifsaleem4 wrote:

italias wrote:

It all started when i updated skype it said:

Fatal Error
Failed to get proc address for GetLogicalProcessorInformation (KERNEL32.dll)

 

Then when i deleted it and reinstalled it, it said the same thing please help me !!! 

Thank you

 


plezzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz:


In order to solve this issue you need to update your Windows XP installation to Service Pack 3.

 

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/help/learn-how-to-install-windows-xp-service-pack-3-sp3

 

The GetLogicalProcessorInformation function was first introduced in Windows XP with Service Pack 3 and was not present on older Windows XP installations.

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Casual Tourist

skype fatal eror

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Novel Tourist

plz help us to take out this error,XP fatal error

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Casual Tourist

i have a proble with instaling skype .fatal error

please help me

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f1981 wrote:

i have a proble with instaling skype .fatal error

please help me


What exactly is this "fatal error" saying?

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Novel Tourist

please help me to install skype in my pc

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Novel Tourist

fatal error

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