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Windows 7: skype on win7

27 Jan 2009   #1
hdjunkie

Windows 7
 
 
skype on win7

Has anyone been able to install skype? There's a post on thegreenbutton saying that mcephone (skype plugin for mediacenter) works, but I've been unable to install skype itself.
"This program has known compatibility issues."
Tried compatatibility mode and received all kinds of errors.

I also tried the most recent beta with the same errors.


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27 Jan 2009   #2
error

win7 Pro
 
 

i had similar problems, I installed skype...box came up saying compatability issue...check for solution....the solution was to download exactly the same file...round and round...

I eventally downloaded the correct beta 4.0.0.181 directly from the skype site, and all seems good (but I don't use audio/video)

ah...I'm using the x64 version of win7
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01 Feb 2009   #3
Julson

Windows 7
 
 

true. download skype 4 beta. works fine.
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01 Feb 2009   #4
hdjunkie

Windows 7
 
 

Yeah, that beta wouldn't install on the two computers I upgraded from vista. My main pc has a clean install and it installed w/o a hitch. I got the mcephone skype plugin for media center to work as well, but mc and skype need to be run as admin.
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12 Jul 2009   #5
triuno

win7
 
 

Hi, have win7 ev copy 7264, installed Skype 4 worked for some days then problems with sound in all systems on os. Have to reboot. sound also problem with Logitech vid and Messenger that does not want to work normally either.
First Winamp worked then it stopped. Sound is major problems all togehter. Have to take down the lates Skype 4 version and try that.
Any other ideas?
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