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  1. #1

    skype log in


    Anybody else having an issue w/Skype logging on once you opened Skype and then closed it and later on try logging on. I just get the log on window and it just sits there.

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  2. #2


    England
    Posts : 44
    Windows 8 release preview


    I had this issue and to solve it you open task manager and make sure skype is closed then press windows key+R to bring up run then type in %appdata% then find the skype folder and delete or rename it to something different and open skype up and you then you should be able to login but you wont have your chat history.
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    Tropical Island Pair a Dice
    Posts : 3,030
    Windows 8.1 Pro x64/ Windows 7 Ult x64


    Skype wouldn't log on, tried previous versions, no luck.
    CPU usage was ~30%.

    This worked for me.

    Skype 5.9 for Windows hotfix for Win8 RP
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  4. #4


    Thanks Dave...so far it's working great...and no cpu usage....
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  5. #5


    England
    Posts : 44
    Windows 8 release preview


    Works fine now
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  6. #6


    Tropical Island Pair a Dice
    Posts : 3,030
    Windows 8.1 Pro x64/ Windows 7 Ult x64


    You're welcome.
    Glad it helped.
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