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Windows 7: Where can I get a version of Skype 7 that works on Windows 7?

11 Mar 2018   #1

Windows 7 Pro x64
Where can I get a version of Skype 7 that works on Windows 7?


A week or two back, I installed Skype 8 on a Win7 box, and absolutely hated it. They've really outdone themselves with making it unusable.

I needed to install it on a Win10 box, and wanted to make sure I didn't get version 8. After some searching around, I found a link to a copy of version 7 for Win10. The page where I got said that there were different versions for Win7 and Win10 (only different by minor version number, both were 7.40.*). I only took the Win10 one, but now want the Win7 one for another machine.

I've been trying for a while to find something that works. I either get one ( which is what I installed on Win10) that installs in a few seconds (far too fast) and then gives an error when you try to start it, or others ( or that install, but when I try to log in give a message saying "Skype can't connect". My experience from last week was that this message means I have the wrong version.

Anyone able to point me to a link for a version of Skype 7 that will work on Win7?

Thanks very much.

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12 Mar 2018   #2

Windows 7 Pro x64

In case it helps anyone else, you can get it from here...
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 Where can I get a version of Skype 7 that works on Windows 7?

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