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

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Razer tiamat 2.2 microphone

I have a problem with my Razer Tiamat 2.2. I don't know if it's the headset itself or the microphone, but whenever I'm on skype, my friends can hear everything that I can hear. Almost as clearly as I ...
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How to set skype advanced connection Options on fedora 19

I have switched from Ubuntu 12.10 (mint nadia(14) cinnamon) to fedora 19 (gnome). So far so good. I installed skype via the fedorautils. Now that I am testing it using a Vodafone usb modem, it ...
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Stream PC audio to Skype [duplicate]

Is there any simple solution to stream the output system/application sound to Skype, as the microphone input? For example - I want my contact to hear the YouTube video being played at the same time. ...
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Need to login to Skype with a proxy

I'm in a boarding house as a student and my internet connection is established with a LAN cable. We were told to configure Firefox or IE with that specific proxy server (example 154.36.2.332) and port ...
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Internal microphone: no sound level in pavucontrol but record with arecord, pacat -r and audacity work - Skype doesn't

My internal microphone is not working in Skype. The first thing I did was checking if the microphone was found by pulseaudio. I opened up pavucontrol and recognized that the microphone was there but ...
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How do I force Windows 7 to play only through headphones?

Okay to make things clear; I'm going to give a step by step of what happened. I've got a brand new laptop, and while installing stuff everything was fine. When I'd plug in headphones in the 3.5mm ...
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How to block HTTP and HTTPS ports in Skype for OS X

How I can configure Skype on OSX to not use port 80? In the Windows version of Skype, you can configure the main port (80 by default) and the alternative (443 by default). Windows Options ...
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Can't use skype desktop on windows 8

I just bought a new pc with windows 8 and have been using the skype app for windows 8 until I needed the features of the desktop version. I got the desktop version and tried signing in and it says "we ...
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windows auto lower the microphone boost

I'm using Windows 7 and I have an issue with the microphone boost. With every restart the boost is decreased to 0 db but the control says I'm still on 20 db yet people can't hear me. To fix the issue ...
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How to control microphone volume in Sony Wireless Stereo Headset?

I have a Sony Wireless Stereo Headset. There isn't any option to lower the microphone volume in Windows controls. And in Skype I can't change the microphone volume Is there some software I have ...
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Browsing not possible when Skype is running

Often I find myself in a situation where no web browsing is possible while Skype is running. Every browser page hangs or says "no data received". This occurs even when accessing local pages like ...
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How do you un-edit a nickname on Skype?

If you edit a contact's name on Skype, how can you un-edit it? I gave one of my contacts a nickname, but they change their Skype name frequently and I'd like to be able to see that without having to ...
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Disable Skype “Click-to-Call” add-in from IE only

On updating skype, "Click-to-Call" add-in is installed on windwos XP. I disable that add-in by following criteria on this link. But, when next time computer is started/re-started this add-in is ...
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Skype video turns off

I've been having a problem with Skype on a Mac System running 10.8. Whenever I start a video call with a contact, my video feed turns itself off after various amounts of time. The option to turn the ...
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Anyway to have Audio output come through 2 headsets?

So I have a pretty unique sound setup for my YouTube recording... I have Virtual Audio Cable installed with 3 cables (PC Audio, Skype and an Output), I don't use the Audio Repeaters, instead I use ...
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Where and how can i view skype logs (Chat and Voice history)?

Where and how can i view skype logs (Chat and Voice history)? Does it get saved somewhere in PC by default? Can i choose a folder location myself to start saving voice and chat history?
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What are the requirement for smooth voice chat with Skype?

In our country, Internet is very expensive. In comparison to that, I have a fair Internet connection. However, I experience choppy sound, lagging, etc. when making voice calls using Skype. I use a ...
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On windows 7 (at least) screen sharing from skype is distorted

Whenever I get screen sharing from my clients I see their screen distorted. Like is split in 8-10 fragments each showing a different part of the screen. When I share my screen everything is ok for ...
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How to pass stream to Skype?

Is it possible to pass arbitrary video stream to or from Skype? For example, can VLC Player simulate video source or sink? Specifically, I would like to show my daughter some augmented reality ...
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Changing Office 2010 to integrate with Lync instead of Skype

I have Office 2010 installed on my computer alongside Skype. Whenever I want to start a chat with a contact in Office, it opens up Skype. More recently, I installed Lync (also 2010), but Office will ...
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How to get Outlook 2013 to show Skype account for IM

I have Outlook 2013 linked to my Windows Account, which is in turn linked to my Skype account. If I click my Windows Account in Outlook, it takes me to a page where I can view my Skype friends list, ...
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Is it possible to send messages to an offline Skype contact?

I have done a bit of research, but I haven't found a satisfactory answer to this question. Basically, I'd like to know what happens if I send a message to an offline Skype contact; will the message ...
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Import chat history from Skype in Windows to Skype in Ubuntu

I have a backup of my skype history from Windows using this guide https://support.skype.com/en/faq/FA413/how-do-i-back-up-my-configuration-and-instant-message-history and now I want to use that one ...
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Skype chats and missed calls keep reappearing

I have Skype 4.2.0.11 on Ubuntu 12.04 I have a recurring problem that a set of skype chats and missed calls keep reappearing as notifications when I startup skype, even though I delete them every ...
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How to show all contacts on Skype

I enabled a setting that hides my Skype contacts when they are not online. I want to undo this setting - how can I do this on Skype?
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windows 8 - how does one avoid signing into email account

Can one avoid signing into the email account that Windows 8 constantly requests. To open any applications (games, skype or download from the app store) there is that prompt to input Microsoft email ...
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Install Multiple Skypes on same Pc

Is there any possible way to install multiple skypes to different folders each? And have them run independently? I know i can run two instances of one installation using skype.exe /secondary but I ...
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Adium not connecting to MSN any more

I had been using Adium for a while and had no problems connecting to MSN. Understand that MSN had ceased operation and is forcing us to use Skype. That I suppose is the reason why I'm not able to ...
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Removing skype.dat malware permanently

Every time i boot the PC, i am not able to surf the net as most of the sites do not open even when there is no problem with the internet connection. I searched for a solution online and found out that ...
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Mpeg2 decode on a webcam?

I've got a situation here. I'm trying to use a camera hooked up to a capture card as a webcam, however the capture card stream is MPEG2 encoded. Which basically means, since no webcam-using programs ...
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Is it possible to make text strikethrough while sending instant messaging in skype?

does any one know, whether or not it is possible to strike through text like this in skype while sending instant messaging or edit message which has been already sent. I searched a little, and I ...
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Sound not working after a few minutes

I've been having this error recently and I thought it was due to Skype since when I had Skype open I couldn't hear sound. After the call I had to reboot to get sound. Then I was just watching a ...
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Skype, iptables and port forwarding

If in Skype I've set Use port 15295 for incoming connections in the Options>Advanced menu. 1) Firstly, do I need to open forward this port on my home router? 2) Secondly, do I need to have an ...
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How to see both sides in Skype video chatting?

Both my friend and I have webcams on our computers. I can see him in his webcam. I would like to see me at the same time. I would like to know how to see both sides in Skype video chatting? Thanks! My ...
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Can't start video. Try closing other programs that might be using your webcam

My webcam doesn't work, I installed the camera driver. Camera option in Skype: I closed all programs but camera not work
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Error:Unable to acsess jarfile [closed]

Whenever I turn on my HP Pavilion slimline (type of computer) it says Error:Unable to acsess jarfile C:/Users/Private/Appdata/RoamingServer258261055 The tab name is Java Virtual Machine Launcher ...
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Which one Skype is normal (old), Skype for Desktop or just Skype?

Have problems running Skype. Tray icon is either gray or green but no context menu can be called. So I wonder, how to run old-fashion Skype (not one refactored by MS for Windows 8), what is it's name? ...
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Camera issues on Acer Aspire Timeline

I have strange issues with my webcam. In browser it works just fine (in Flash, for example). But when I go to Skype options it says I don't have any webcams. I can see webcam in device manager and it ...
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My USB head phoness only let me use skype

My USB headphones (microsoft lifechat LX-3000) only let me here skype and my computers programe to test if your speakerss/ headphones are working. i can get it to sound off a browser or my games ...
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Skype doesn't always sign me in automatically

I have Skype set up to sign me in automatically on startup, but it doesn't always do so. Sometimes, it opens and just sits at the login screen until I find out about it a few hours later when my ...
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How do I prevent Skype notifications during a call

If I am on a Skype call with a person (with Share Screen Option switched ON), I don't want to get notified if someone calls me or messages me. They shouldn't know who my contacts are. What should I do ...
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How does a skype resolver work? [closed]

I'm kind of wondering how skype resolvers work. Can someone explain? Basically a skype resolver is where you enter a skype username and it tells you the users' IP.
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How to merge contacts from two skype account automatically?

I have two Skype account and want to merge the two contact list into one quickly. How can I do that? Update I found myself one way to do this, but to accept the sent contacts from the 2nd account, I ...
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Control game audio and chat audio separately with keyboard shortcuts

I have Logitech G510 Keyboard with all of these extra "G-Buttons" on the side, is there a way I can put these buttons to use by controlling game/chat volume separately when pressing the buttons? ...
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Sound goes through speakers eventhough headphone is plugged in on HP notebook

I have a HP Pavilion dv4-1101tu notebook. Currently it is running on Windows 7. All devices are installed correctly with their driver softwares. When I make a call over Skype with my headphone ...
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How to migrate conversation history to metro Skype?

Is it possible to migrate conversation history from 1) old Skype 2) Messenger to new Metro version of Skype?
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How to access Skype with a Microsoft account under Linux

I'm using Skype for Linux (version 4.2.0.11) and I can't access with my merged Microsoft account. When I insert my login info I get a arror message, "Sorry, something went wrong. Please try again". ...
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Cannot change Skype password

I wanted to update my personal data on my Skype account, so I clicked the Manage button in the Skype UI. That took me to https://secure.skype.com/portal/profile where I could edit the information. ...
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Playing music through skype with a USB headset

I want to be able to play music through skype and listen to it at the same time, aswell as talk and hear others but i dont want any echo as i tried a process bu it ended up with everyone hearing an ...
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How can I get the video for a video message I sent on Skype?

I'm using Skype 6.3 on OSX 10.6. Is there any way I can get to the video file of a video message that I sent?