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Windows 7: Using Skype

10 Mar 2011   #21
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Well I have been using Skype for over four years. I have 20 contacts, many abroad and it hasn't cost me a single penny!
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10 Mar 2011   #22
seekermeister

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

Good, you are fortunate, but I doubt the same would be true for most people.
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10 Mar 2011   #23
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Sorry to come back again but I have never heard of anyone having to pay for Skype to Skype video or audio calls. There is no charging scheme in place. You can open an account with a fictitious name and a one off Hotmail email address so they (Skype) have no idea who you really are! So how can they possibly charge you?
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10 Mar 2011   #24
severedsolo

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

I use Skype all the time, and never get charged for Skype to Skype calls. My mobile phone provider (Three UK) use it as a main selling point, my Three phone actually has Skype integrated into it, and I can login and call anyone using Skype straight from my phone. It has never cost me anything.

Of course Skype to OTHER numbers (Landlines, mobiles etc.) does cost money, and you have to buy credit for that, but frankly that's what I pay for my free minutes on my phone for.
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10 Mar 2011   #25
seekermeister

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mitchell65 View Post
Sorry to come back again but I have never heard of anyone having to pay for Skype to Skype video or audio calls. There is no charging scheme in place. You can open an account with a fictitious name and a one off Hotmail email address so they (Skype) have no idea who you really are! So how can they possibly charge you?
Have it your way and I'll have it mine. After all, it wasn't me that began this discussion.
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10 Mar 2011   #26
Dixon Butz

Win7 x64 X2, Win 8.0 x64, Win8.1 x64, Quad Boot
 
 

Google Voice with OBi on your regular phone

Free inbound and outbound calls using GV
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