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Windows 7: Skype won't install


29 Apr 2011   #1

Windows 7 Starter x32
 
 
Skype won't install

Hi,

I got an Acer Aspire One Happy Netbook yesterday and ever since been trying to install skype. The installation gets to around 30% and then goes back to 0% each time I have tried this. Can anyone help me please? My operating system is Windows 7 Starter - 32 bit.

Thank you

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29 Apr 2011   #2

Windows 7 Starter x32
 
 

I've also just tried skypesetupfull.exe but been given the error message that is it not a valid win32 application?
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29 Apr 2011   #3

W7 Professional x64
 
 

I would delete the content of your temp directory, delete the installers, redownload, and try again.
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01 May 2011   #4
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 

As well as WebMattR's advice some other things come to mind..

* Are you running the installation as Administrator?

* Maybe the downloaded setup file is corrupted. Delete it and download again.

* Make sure you are not running any other applications (browser, email, etc.) during the attempted install.

* Try disabling any security suite, anti-virus or anti-spyware during the install.

FYI -

How to Install Skype and Talk All Over the World for Free | eHow.com
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