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Did something change with Skype? I've been having some strange issues with it lately where when I start a call with someone, or accept their call, it will go for three seconds or so and then "stop responding". I can't seem to figure out what is causing the issue. It's still doing it even after a reinstall, too.

Anyone else experiencing this sort of thing lately?
post #2 of 11
I was having that same issue. Redownload and reinstall it (just right over the top of your old install). That should fix it right up. I think they released an update, and somehow it killed their older versions.
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Okay, thanks for the tip. It's been happening to a lot of people I know, just weird.
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Weird, it just happened to me again. sozo.gif

I tried the re-download, reinstall fix again. I'll see if it keeps it up still.
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i got to point i just stopped using skype, of late i have had nothing but dramas. mad.gif especially living abroad it was the best way to keep in contact with family.. now im getting a voip phone as my family is too
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post #6 of 11
It has been happening to me and all my friends. A fix that worked for me but not them is using the new beta version. But it's kinda buggy. I don't know what Skype did but they royally screwed up
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post #7 of 11
I had the same problem... use this link and re install


http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-full 
    
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post #8 of 11
5.7 beta is the most stable for me right now

http://www.skype.com/go/downloading-beta
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Methos07 View Post

Okay, thanks for the tip. It's been happening to a lot of people I know, just weird.

Welllll Microsoft bought out Skype; that should tell you volumes.
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Yeah, the sad part is the same thing happens to me on the iPhone version. It was OK until about the last 3-4 updates.
 
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