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

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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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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?
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Block 1 phone number in skype?

How can I block a single phone number from calling me in Skype? Under privacy I can block anyone not in my contacts but that isnt what I need.
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Go offline to one person only in skype?

So I have a friend on skype that keeps asking my to play video games, xbox, etc with him. If I say "I don't feel like it" or anything like that he calls me and won't stop bugging me. So is there a ...
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how to select a contact with keyboard on skype?

When trying to talk to a contact on my skype, i normally have to click on the contact with mouse for it to pop up, whist if the focus is on contact list, you can simple type the first letter of the ...
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Other contacts has shattered video feed on skype

When I speak to my contacts on Skype the video feed I get from them is shattered into parts... I am using Windows 7, and the latest Skype (I believe 6.3). This started after an update on Skype. I ...
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Wake on LAN/VoIP for Skype use?

I'm surprised I can't find this anywhere, but is it possible to have a sleeping PC wake up when a Skype call comes in? If so, how to set it up? Using XP.
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How to view current history in Skype chat window with keyboard shortcut?

When editing a conversation in conversation window, you normally have to refer back to what the other talker just mentioned. You can do it by rolling up a bit by mouse, but you have click first in ...
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Skype blocks web access

Running basic and updated Skype on Windows 7. Whenever I have Skype in my Toolbar or when I am using it, I am not able to access any other websites. I use IE, Firefox and Chrome, but problem occurs in ...
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How to prevent notifications from a skype group?

I'm a member of a high-traffic skype group, which is often too much noise for me to concentrate with. Can I prevent messages to the group from popping up as new notifications?
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Skype: Decode time stamps

I'm trying to extract the chat history between myself and my SO on Skype for OSX. I've managed to pull out the information and strip out the unnecessary XML formatting with the following command: ...
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How can I uninstall Call Recorder for Skype if I don't know the location of the uninstaller?

Someone has already asked this: How can I uninstall call recorder for Skype? and the answer is to use the disk image uninstaller. The same (terse) advice is given in the official Call Recorder FAQ. ...
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Windows adds a 'slash' at the end of Run dialog input

In Windows 8 you can call someone over Skype by using a simple command in the Run dialog: skype://username This will run the Skype and start calling the given username automatically. Here funny ...
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How to increase the font size for Skype on OS X?

I want to increase the font size and save that setting so that next time I don't have to do it again. There is option to change the font size that is displayed for a user – but how can I make it a ...
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Skype “notify me only” on some emoticon

In Skype Conversation Settings, there is an option to "Notify me only if these words are mentioned" ("Enter single words separated by spaces"). However, this does not work for me if I enter (*), the ...
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Scheduling a task before sleep in Windows 7 and hold off the sleep event until task runs

Note that this is different than the other questions I found (I did search), like: Is there any way to execute something when closing the laptop's lid? I used the same trick of scheduling a task ...
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Muting individual landlines and skype lines so that people can answer questions in a class or conference

I want to conference call in people on landlines and Skype and then mute / unmute certain ones. It seems that this can be done to Skype users on the conference call but not landlines. I've read ...
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skype outlook 2010 integration using different email ids

I am on outlook 2010 and skpye 6.2. I have many contacts in outlook and skpype. But they have diffrent email id used in outlook and skype. how can I intrigate them ? When I try to ping someone from ...
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Why is Skype uploading data when I'm not even using it?

Why is Skype uploading and downloading data when I'm not even using it? It stays between .25 KB/s - 1.5 KB/s up and .30 KB/s - 1.2 KB/s down. (I'm streaming music with Chrome.)
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Accepting unkown users in Skype, any threat for malware?

Occasionally (as in once per week or so) I receive contact requests, but don't recognize the username. Sometimes this is simply because someone I know uses a username I am not aware of, but just as ...
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Does Skype status ever automatically change to Offline?

Can Skype go into "offline" status when the computer shuts down via sleep mode? If this is possible, can it awaken into "online" mode by a click of the mouse or keyboard?
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How to hide your birthday year in Skype?

I recently discovered a person in Skype, whose birthday reminder only showed that the person in question was celebrating his birthday, but didn't have any info on the person's age. I've seen on the ...
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How can I turn off Skype notifications to others when I go online?

How can I turn off Skype's notification of "is online", which is visible to other online members when log in? Is it possible to do that at all?
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How do I stop Skype putting presence indicators in Outlook 2010

Skype has started putting little squares next to people's names in Outlook indicating whether they are online or not. I would like to turn this off, yet I cannot find it as an option in Skype ...
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How to merge Microsoft account with skype account [duplicate]

I accidentally used the "Log in with Microsoft account"-function in the skype app for windows 8. Now I don´t know how to merge my real skype account with the microsoft account? I use two different ...
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Lenovo webcam ignores blue color

By software based error, my webcam often sets itself to ignore blue in my room. If I force different resolution then 640x480, the problem is fixed. But if I return back to normal resolution, the ...
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How may I get a list of all groups I belong to in Skype

For Group (conversations) that are not in my Contacts, how would I get a list of them in Skype? The only way that I've seen so far to know which of these conversations I'm in, is when someone types a ...
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How to disable the skype ads (advertisement)?

The Skype client shows a disturbing colored ad at the bottom of the client. The ad is unnecessary and only takes away important space for the contact list. How can I remove that permanentely? Even ...
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How to delete, edit and quote chat messages in Skype Metro?

I can't find a context menu for individual chat messages in Skype's MUI. Are they no longer available? To be precise, I want to be able to delete, edit and quote individual chat messages like it is ...
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How to show MSN contacts in Skype?

MSN chat has been retired and Skype will be taking its place. What about my contacts on MSN? Should I see them in Skype now, or should I add them one by one? I remember that the Skype website asked ...