Skype is a software application that allows users to make voice calls, instant message, and video conference over the Internet.

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How can I auto-reply with skype only to certain messages?

Commonly at work I return from being away to a rather useful message on Skype: hi Once such a greeting is returned the individual will continue with what they're actually looking for, but until ...
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How can I uninstall skype for business?

I would like to keep "normal" Skype installed. I have seen many options for "disabling" it such that it doesn't start online, but is there any way to simply uninstall it completely? edit: thanks to ...
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Using Voicemeeter to stream game audio through Skype

I'm looking to share a game with friends over Skype. Skype provides the voice chat and screen share functionalities natively, but has no way to capture game sound. After some digging, I found this ...
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How do we uninstall windows store apps under Windows 10?

I'm having a heck of a time uninstalling some Windows Store apps. It has become a pain point because the operating system is basically lying to me. Its telling me it has uninstalled the app and then ...
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When in voice call and mic is active my headset has severely reduced quality

I have a steel series Siberia headset and the sound quality is great when I'm not in any sort of VOIP call. Once my mic is active though, even when the option to listen to the mic when I speak, the ...
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Check installed MS Lync version from the registry

To check the version of outlook that is installed, we have a nice 'centralized' registry key: HKCR\Outlook.Application\CurVer = "Outlook.Application.XX" By 'centralized', I mean that the key's path ...
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Delete old Skype contact data from Windows 8

How do I delete the Skype contact user list from the Windows contact list when they are no longer in my Skype contact list? I tried the standard way. Windows 8 said to do it but I could not find the ...
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Is it possible to combine two audio sources from my PC into one audio source?

I would like to combine an audio source (like stereo mix) and my microphone into one single audio source which can then be used as a microphone is a program such as Skype. So in essence I would like ...
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Hangouts does not use HD mode for video - but Skype does

I'm using Hangouts with Chrome on Ubuntu. When I do a video chat with my "Logitech Quickcam Pro for Notebooks" I notice that the video is not wide-angle and not HD quality. When I use Skype instead, ...
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Is it safe to delete the Skype entry in PATH?

Skype installer adds this directory to the PATH environment variable: C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Phone This is frustrating, my PATH is already cluttered enough. So, I tried removing this entry, ...
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Port 80 used by Microsoft-HTTPAPI/2.0

The port 80 is used by Microsoft-HTTPAPI/2.0 and cannot be stopped. I have tried many solutions, but no one worked. Here is what I have done. Also, here is what is on the page : Not Found HTTP Error ...
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Get rid of the “Your conversation is all set up” message

In Skype, during every call there is this incredibly annoying message that permanently sits on the right hand side: Every 2 seconds the face smiles, blinks and waves. It's insanely obnoxious. Is ...
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How to build a “skype” window (standing connection)

I'm looking to build a sort of window between two offices separated by... oh, I don't know, a couple of oceans, mountain ranges etc... The idea is to keep a team connected by placing an always-on bi-...
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Skype for Business & Lync 2010 Compatibility

I am looking at upgrading to Skype for Business (which is part of Office 2016) with my MSDN license at work. Currently we are using the 2010 version of Lync Server. Will Skype for Business connect to ...
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Restoring contact groups in Skype for Linux

I just discovered that all my skype "Contact Groups" have suddenly disappeared. I wonder if they are stored centrally on the Microsoft's servers and what I can do to restore them. I'm using Skype v4.3....
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Close alerts for specific chat or user in skype?

How can I close alerts for specific chat or user in skype? I am trying with typing /alertsoff but this command close all skype alerts, globally for all chats.
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Skype Starts with the Console

I use Linux Mind Debian Edition 2 'Betsy.' I used the wiki to install skype. Now, skype opens whenever I open the terminal. Skype closes upon closing the console. The console is useless until I open ...
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How to make Skype ring on all connected devices?

I've heard that Skype has a "feature" where if you are connected on multiple devices and someone calls you, it guesses which device it thinks you are closest to, and then only that one device rings. ...
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Skype font size too big after changing it on HiDPI display

I'm using Skype 7.131. I'm using Windows 10, refreshed two days ago, meaning I haven't touched compatibility settings or anything I could've forgotten about. I have a HiDPI display, set to 225% ...
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IP adresses recognized as phone numbers by Microsoft Edge

I have a web page with IP addresses which are text. And Microsoft Edge recognizes some of them as phone numbers. How can I disable this thing from Microsoft Edge?
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Make Skype for Business less horrible-looking?

At my new job, we use Skype for Business (SfB). As a chat client, it works sort of okay (although there are things such as the chat history* that are too simplistic or harder to get to than they ...
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Skype - Unable to receive group chat messages

My Skype is working almost completely. I can send files, make and receive calls and chats normally. However, I don't receive messages from chat groups that have been created recently. What I have ...
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Tor, i2p good extensions for browser, improve usage

I need some information about TOR / i2p. The thing is: my use is totally for privacy. For freedom. And I know that some stuff can deanonymize the user of the onion network, such as Flash or Java ...
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How to keep Skype open on multiple virtual desktops on Windows 10

I am using Windows' 10 new virtual desktop feature (which is neat). Now, I have Skype running on the virtual desktop 1 and switch over to virtual desktop 2. Whenever I get a new message and try to ...
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Skype 443 port filtered

I have Skype installed on a Windows but I'm after a FW 443 port that has the filtering and Skype not working. Apparently it seems that outbound traffic is not working. Is there any way for Skype to ...
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Remove Skype completely [duplicate]

I was trying to update Skype and it gave me this message I went to Programs and Features to uninstall it, but I couldn't find 'Skype' in the list. I deleted the Skype directory manually in Program ...
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Can log into Skype web but not into Skype on my PC… what's going on?

I've recently installed Microsoft Windows Live Essentials 2012 and as a result of this it appears that the version of Skype I've installed has now been merged with my Microsoft MSN Messenger account ...
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How to rename all your Skype contacts by their skype-name

I use Skype 7.11 in Windows 8.1 with seaside (it allows you to run multiple skype accounts). I'm looking for a skype plug-in, or any workaround that could allow me to... rename my skype contacts by ...
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How to set Skype Name in newest Skype

I want to create a new Skype account and set Skype Name during registration process. Either I'm blind or stupid or this is not possible. When I click Create an account in Skype, I'm redirected (in ...
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Problems with the Skype client and the Skype web site [closed]

I am not able to sign in to Skype. When I try to connect I get "Skype can't connect". When I follow the "Can't access your account?" link on the sign-in dialog, I get sent to an ugly-looking "...
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How to get a list of recent contacts in Skype for Business

The company I work for recently switched Microsoft Office Communicator to Skype for Business and there is one function I really miss. In the Office communicator there was a list of recent contacts. ...
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How to recover 3 year chat history on Skype

My Skype history is set to retain history for ever. Now I have a very important reason to view my chat with a friend that took place 3 years past. Is this post to retrieve? Currently I am only able to ...
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Can't run Skype - connecting forever [closed]

I have Internet, but from yesterday somehow my Skype loads endlessly, i have tried to restart computer and Skype, nothing works. It has the blue spot that is connecting, forever.
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Skype “home unavailable” with Internet access

My Skype worked under Windows 7 with no problems two hours ago. I did not change any settings or configuration. However, it does not work anymore: "Skype home unavailable," it says, although I can ...
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Skype crashes with external exception c00001d when opening video settings or making video call

When I try to make a video call or open the video settings windows, skype crashes with generic message "Skype has stopped working". And then a message box appears: External exception c00001d Skype ...
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How to delete Skype lists that were originally Messenger Groups?

First, some notes: I know how to delete lists that I have created in Skype. I know how to delete groups that I have created in Skype. I know how to delete contacts, both Skype contacts and Messenger ...
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Prevent Lync 2010/Skype for business from auto muting me when joining conference call

So my headset at work has an inline switch to mute the microphone, which I've gotten into the habit of using to talk when doing conference calls. My employer has switched all conference calls to Lync/...
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How to remove or fix the date stamps of specific messages in Skype?

In order to exerience Terraria events without waiting until Christmas I changed my system time from the current time (September) to December. Skype messages that I received during this time were ...
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Windows 7 microphone volume is fine on all programs except Skype

I have a Gigabyte F2A75M-HD2 motherboard with a Realtek HD Audio chipset, and an Acteck USB webcam with a microphone that goes to the standard microphone jack. Using the microphone on just about any ...
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Windows 8.1 tray app to easily switch between audio sources while calls? [closed]

I'm looking for a Windows 8.1 tray app to easily switch between audio sources, i.e. HDMI, audio jack headset 3.0 I'm getting audio out in LED through HDMI, I like to switch headset while getting or ...
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Video Chatting Using BlueTooth Headset - Microphone does not work

I am long-time Math SE user but first time here. I am looking for help from you. Sometimes ago I bought Dell XPS-X8700 (Window 8.1) from Amazon, click link here for spec, which I am using to deliver ...
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Windows Tablet only for Skype for the elderly

I am thinking of buying a relatively cheap Windows tablet only for Skype, for my parents who are old and not computer-literate. I bought them an ASUS SV1T a few years ago (dedicated Skype video phone) ...
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All sounds play through skype, even when the mic is muted

When playing games I use Skype to talk to friends and I would like to listen to music at the same time, the problem is that my friends can hear my computer sounds from music to game sounds. I've seen ...
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How do I stop Skype from popping up SecurityError: Error #2060: Security sandbox violation?

I'm getting this error constantly. I have to click Dismiss All several half-dozen times. I already uninstalled Flash and restarted Skype, but the problem still happens. SecurityError: Error #2060: ...
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Does removing someone from Skype also “un-share” your contact details?

I've accidentally added an unknown person on Skype, and immediately after, in the chat box, I saw this, as usual: [Me] has shared contact details with [Stranger] I've immediately removed them, ...
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Difference between Lync Basic and Lync Regular when upgraded to Skype for business

I have 10 workstations that had Lync Basic, and 10 workstations that had the full Lync client. Now that I deployed patches, they are both Skype For Business. Is there any difference between the ...
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Windows 10, virtual desktops. Is it possible to share some apps between the desktops

I'm just starting to use virtual desktops and I use it to split work & non-work activity. However, some application I want on both virtual desktops like Skype, outlook,.. . Outlook allows you to ...
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Can't install “Skype for Business” with “Office Click-to-run” installer

My employer has Office 365, and I'm trying to install "Skype for Business" on my home computer (which already has office). When I try to download and install the software, I get the error message: We ...
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CRAZY issue with headset audio volume/quality and skype

So I have a cheap logitech oem headset with normal audio jack and for some reason whenever I have a skype call it goes nuts. I have to jiggle the cable around for the audio to sound normal. If I turn ...
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Is there a way to trustworthily say that certain phone number is a Skype number?

I was given a phone number. I suspect that a person doesn't directly own this number and/or isn't present in the country where this number has been registered (bound by country code), so I want to ...