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Windows 7: Skype not connecting after installing McAfee total protetion

16 Mar 2012   #1
cmckavanagh

windows 7 home
 
 
Skype not connecting after installing McAfee total protetion

I have just installed McAfee total protection, and I now cannot connect to Skype


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16 Mar 2012   #2
Borg 386

Win 7 32 Home Premium, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1, Win 10
 
 

You may have to allow it to connect through the firewall that's built into total protection. See if the programs access is being blocked under firewall settings.
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16 Mar 2012   #3
cmckavanagh

windows 7 home
 
 

The firewall settings option in the McAfee control centre are disabled. I can't change them!
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16 Mar 2012   #4
Borg 386

Win 7 32 Home Premium, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1, Win 10
 
 

You should be able to access the settings, although with McAfee, I wouldn't doubt if they made it complicated. I did find this article which may help you....

https://community.mcafee.com/thread/28738

If that doesn't help, look around the McAfee site to see if there are directions for accessing the firewall settings.
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