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 to delete skype chat history stored on hotmail/live/outlook.com?

Please note, I'm not talking about the skype chat history on the skype software, which I can easly delete by going to Tools/Options/Privacy, etc... I'm talking about that all of my chat conversations ...
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Why doesn't Skype want to turn on?

What's the problem with Skype that doesn't want to turn on? So yes, I have installed Skype and when I run it it shows up as normal but at the point that it is logged in the process suddenly disappears....
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Skype audio becomes distorted after other programs make sounds

I have an HP laptop, HP 250 G4. It came with Windows 8.1 and Skype but I've now upgraded it to Windows 10. The version of Skype that came with the laptop was so old that it didn't work at all with ...
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How to force Skype links to open in desktop mode on Windows 8.1?

I have a Windows 8 computer recently upgraded to 8.1, and any Skype link I click on the web (in desktop mode) open Skype in metro mode. Metro mode, for some reason, won't allow me to place any call, ...
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Is it possible to share Skype's profile across OSs?

in my machine I have two Windows OSs plus a Linux based one and I have Skype in them all. I don't mind Linux because there software is already different, but I wanted to sync my profile between both ...
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Skype4Py line break

I try to use Skype4Py for Nagios notifications. I already can send messages from command-line. Now I try to insert line-break character (carriage return) into body of message. I use the following ...
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Can I setup Skype so it changes status automatically on a schedule?

I would like to set up Skype so it changes status automatically to available in the morning, and to do-not-disturb or invisible every day at 16.30. Is there any way to do so? I searched for such ...
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How to hide my profile from search in Skype?

I'd like to hide my contact from search in Skype. I mean if anyone search for me using my contact or name, will not be able to find me.
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How can I make a call with/to multiple people on the same public IP?

I need to set up a Skype call in a net cafe. The problem is that every PC in the net cafe uses the same IP address and because of this, no more than two people can join the same call on Skype. (I ...
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What controls the Skype availability display in Outlook?

The other day, I installed Outlook 2013 at home and it started displaying avatars for my contacts and showing if they are online in Skype. I did not install any add-in or change any settings in ...
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Skype always shows me online even when it's not running

A few days ago, I downloaded Skype for Android. I made the mistake to uninstall it without logging off first, and now on the desktop version I am always shown as online even if there is no instance of ...
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How to make a call using Skype API for mandriva?

I want to call and send message using Skype API for Mandriva 2011? I've tried skype4Py in Ubuntu and it works. Skype4Py is the only Skype-wrapper I've seen for Linux. Does anyone know how to make a ...
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My microphone is too quiet (seems to be connected with Skype)

I've been chatting with skype for a long time.. and I don't know why, but for X time it's fine, and then it's too quiet.. Here how it goes : I'm booting the PC -> getting into a skype call with ...
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Make Skype window on a Mac smaller

There's a similar question out there, but it's for Windows and the answer is not applicable. Right now, the minimum Skype window size on a Mac is about 2/5ths of my screen. That's a lot of real ...
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Find all Skype conversations in containing a username and a given text?

I cannot find Skype conversation history search feature via Skype itself. This is inconvinient for me when I since I often chat with one customer in serval groups and cannot remember important ...
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Are there any third party Skype chat log viewers for the mac?

According to this question, Skype's chat history viewer is limited - it won't show chats for users no longer in your contact list, cannot allow for search, and generally is not as useful when you're, ...
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I can not install the necessary dependencies for Skype for Fedora 23 x86_64

Hi I have a HP Envy dv7 with an uname -a output of: Linux MercadesBendz 4.4.7-300.fc23.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed Apr 13 02:52:52 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux lspci output of: 00:00.0 ...
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How to download skype video message from the cloud?

I need to forward a video message from a contact to another contact. Skype (v. 7.14.85.106) gives me this link which opens in a browser window. After examining the streams through Chrome's network ...
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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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How can Skype display targeted ads based on searches?

My girlfriend made a series of very specific product searches yesterday, mostly on Google and Amazon, using Google Chrome. Today, Skype shows an ad banner that matches those searches. I checked that: ...
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Chrome saves autofill data from another computer

Recently I had some conversation with a coworker and we ware using Skype desktop share and TeamViewer. I saw that I have his username, bank account email and etc (in short: auto-fill data) in my ...
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control panel not working

I have a lot of apps installed on my Windows 8 PC like Skype, chrome, etc. I want to uninstall those applications, but when I open uninstall a program from control panel, all apps are not shown in ...
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Use IP Camera for Skype / Hangout?

How can I use IP cameras (connected by Ethernet) for Google Hangout / Skype cameras? I'd like to have the quality of those IP cameras and use them both as they were meant to and for Web Conference ...
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how to enable remote microphone on remote desktop

I just directly connect my thin client(with embedded OS) to remote machine(Windows 7) via RDP. The problem is once I try to test the audio via Skype , it seems that the audio/microphone of the remote ...
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Prevent a windows update from ever installing

I have downgraded my Skype from version 6.14 to 5.8 but windows keeps trying to run the upgrade back to 6.11 (a version that doest even work...). So I usually can keep 5.8 for a few days and suddenly ...
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I logg off skype but my friends still see me online

After I log out of my Skype account on my computer, my friends still see me online and I have checked that all my other devices are logged out of Skype too. Why is this? I changed my password 2 days ...
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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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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: How to make it text chat only?

I would like that my Skype contacts can contact me over text chat only. Is that possible? If so - how to set that up? Thank you.
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Skype effect injection?

Let's say I'm in a conversation with a friend, and I wanna show him a music but I don't have a link that directs to it but I do have the file. I want skype to transfer specific sound effects to the ...
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Cannot add a contact on Skype

I can't add a contact on Skype. When I click the "Add contact", I get a blank page. What's wrong? How to fix it? After installing IE8, now it becomes: after I click "add contact", I get an alert icon ...
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Skype versions higher then 5.x blocking TextMate Scroll - Line up binding

I've a very unpleasant issue. Skype is actually blocking a key binding to be triggered from within TextMate. Let me explain this a bit further. I noticed that CTRL+ALT+CMD UP didn't trigger Scroll - ...
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How do I setup a recurring Skype meeting?

I would like to setup a recurring meeting using Skype. I tried to Google it but only received a closed question from Superuser with no answers(here).
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AppCrash when trying to install Skype

I am trying to install Skype 5.5 for Windows, but I keep getting a crash in the installer program. I first tried the small (900k) auto-download installer, which failed. I then downloaded the ...
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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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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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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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Can not open clipboard access in denied on copying a text from skype

I'm getting this alert error when trying to copy text from my Skype: Cannot open clipboard: Access is denied What could be the issue?.Even CTRL-c and CTRL-V and not working.
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How do I install Skype on a domain computer so that anyone who logs in does NOT have to go through the initial config?

I installed Skype when logged on to the (local) admin account. Now, when I log off that, and log on as myname on the domain, I have to click through the intial setup steps (after you've already run ...
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Skype Modern UI app - message sync acts strange

Sometimes when I come back to Skype Modern UI App (pressing Start -> Skype icon) and send message to one of my friends (any of them), I receive several messages that were sent before my message. Those ...
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Skype DualPhone - Multiple Accounts

I have two Skype DualPhone 3088's. I signed in to Skype on one of the phone's, and it signed in to the account on both phone's. What I've been trying to do is have one phone signed in to one Skype ...
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Skype, GTalk, and YMessenger crash when I start a voice call

If I am listening to music or recording audio I have no issues, but only social voice/video chat application keeps hanging. My OS is windows 7 64-bit SP1 , and my sound driver is the latest Conexant ...
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How can a call a user that is engaged on another call in Skype?

Is there any way I can get a call to a user is engaged on another call to a different Skype user? For instance: A is on a call with B, and then C wants to call to A; they cannot because A is engaged ...
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Skype: Any way to hack an “autosave” function for unsent IMs?

Skype saves sent chat messages into a SQLite database, but often I'm editing a given message for an extended period of time before sending. Crashes/accidents can happen, so I've taken to periodically ...
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Skype (and other applications) are missing images

As you can see in this image, my Skype login screen misses a background image. It should look like this image: Who knows how I can fix this? P.S. I found this post: Link but unfortunately this ...
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“Decode” messages sent through skype mobile

I was in a group chat with my friends on skype, and they were sending messages such as: ๐Ÿ’ฉ๐Ÿ’ฉ๐Ÿ’ฉ๐Ÿ’ฉ๐Ÿ’ฉ๐Ÿ’ฉ๐Ÿ’ฉ๐Ÿ’ฉ๐Ÿ’ฉ๐Ÿ’ฉ๐Ÿ’ฉ๐Ÿ’ฉ๐Ÿ’ฉ๐Ÿ’ฉ๐Ÿ’ฉ๐Ÿ’ฉ๐Ÿ’ฉ๐Ÿ’ฉ๐Ÿ’ฉ๐Ÿ’ฉ๐Ÿ’ฉ๐Ÿ’ฉ๐Ÿ’ฉ๐Ÿ’ฉ It shows up as just a bunch of squares... how can I decode ...
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Is it possible to show my own avatar when in a Skype conversation?

I want to record Skype conversation and need myself showed in Skype conversation GUI - at the moment we can see every one except ourselves. Is it possible to view my own avatar in the conversation ...
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Why Skype shows online users as offline?

I run Skype 4.2 in Windows 7. I have a contact who cannot see me even I'm online. I can't see her when she becomes online. Neither of us blocked any contact. Neither of us sets status as invisible or ...
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Are there some external HD cameras available for Lync or Skype for Biz?

Wondering if there are some external HD cameras, s.a. those that can be mounted on a tripod (e.g. some prosumer digital cameras or handycams) that can provide the USB video feed for Lync or Skype for ...
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Skype crashing, possibly because of webcam use

I've been skyping my parents for years now and it's always worked fine until recently. What started happening is that we'll be talking and I'll lose them for a few minutes, after which they'll ...