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Problem updating Skype


compumac

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I am currently using Skype version 5.5.0.124. I look for updates and it tells me there is an update available and then goes through the process of downloading – reaches 100% and remains there. No update is installed. I have three PC’s all running Win 7 and all have the same problem when trying to update Skype.

I should add that on the one PC I uninstalled Skype completely and ran CCleaner and then re-installed - with the same result

Any ideas out there?

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Woolwell

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Just had exactly the same thing with W7 and the Skype update. I went to the Skype site, discovered that version 5.8 is out, downloaded it, ran the application which over wrote that I already had, had to close browser whilst doing it, and all now fine with version 5.8 running.

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Nontek

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My current version of Skype is 5.8.0.156,so if you put that into Google it will probably take you to the download which you could try again.

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Nontek

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PS - I am also running Win7.

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Woolwell

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Mine is 5.8.0.158

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Nontek

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I have just updated my Skype, via Help>Check for updates - my version is now same as Woolwell's, 5.8.0.158.

Update went without a hitch.

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compumac

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Woolwell/nontek

Thanks for that went to Skype - downloaded and overwrote Skype. Now V5.8.0.158. Wonder why the claimed update/downloads on three PC's did not work before?

Anyway all OK now - Thanks

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Nontek

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Good, glad it is sorted!

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