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Casual Adventurer

Is it possible to use and old version of Skype in Windows 8.1 ?

If not, where do I reject a spam contact or where do I set up the camera etc. It seesm you can only chat or talk with this new Skype - I really don't like it

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anati wrote:

Is it possible to use and old version of Skype in Windows 8.1 ?

If not, where do I reject a spam contact or where do I set up the camera etc. It seesm you can only chat or talk with this new Skype - I really don't like it


You can install the desktop version on your Windows 8.1 computer.

 

http://download.skype.com/msi/SkypeSetup_6.16.0.105.msi

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Casual Adventurer

How do you get to the Options menu?

 

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If you install the desktop version then the Option menu can be accessed by Tools -> Options.

 

http://community.skype.com/t5/Windows-desktop-client/Skype-Essential-Videos-for-Windows-Desktop/td-p...

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Casual Adventurer

Thanks ruwin, I know how to work with the "normal" Skype and have full functionality. My question was related to the new Skype for Win 8.1 which I have now simply uninstalled... Skype for desktop works well and I hope it will continue to be an option.

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Casual Adventurer

ruwim, sorry if I misspelled your name before.

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Casual Tourist

what does WIN+C mean? I still cant find skype in settings. Help please! Thank you.

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Casual Tourist

How to do Win+c can you explain. 

 

I can't see preferences on my skype app. for the widows 7

 

Thanks

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tacura wrote:

How to do Win+c can you explain. 

 

I can't see preferences on my skype app. for the widows 7

 

Thanks


If you are using Skype desktop version, then go to Tools -> Options.

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Novel Tourist

I am new to Windows 8, but how do I exactly "Run Skype >> Win + C >> Settings >> Options"?

 

NVM... just figured it out; while Skype is running, hit the 'Windows' button and 'c', then click on Settings, then click on Options.

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