Windows 10: Skype will not open

Discus and support Skype will not open in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Skype 8.34 will not open on my friend's new HP EliteBook 840 G5 have downloaded it, uninstalled, removed from registry, downloaded again, installed,... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Airider, Nov 30, 2018.

  1. Airider Win User

    Skype will not open


    Skype 8.34 will not open on my friend's new HP EliteBook 840 G5

    have downloaded it, uninstalled, removed from registry, downloaded again, installed, but will NOT open or run

    :)
     
    Airider, Nov 30, 2018
    #1

  2. Skype?

    As this is a now quite established messenger system of sorts perhaps a Skype feature for people skype names so perhaps some real time problem solving/discussions could be mounted?
    Just a wee suggestion.
    What does everyone else think?
     
    thedivinehairband, Nov 30, 2018
    #2
  3. skype doesn't closing even after clicking "Quit skype"

    Hi Ashok,

    Thank you for posting in Microsoft Community, we appreciate your interest in Windows 10.

    I understand the inconvenience that you are unable to close Skype app on your computer, we will help you with this issue.

    I suggest you to uninstall and re-install the latest version of Skype on your device and check.

    Method 1: Remove the earlier versions of the Skype and then install the latest version.

    Step 1: Uninstall Skype from the Start Screen:


    • On the Start screen, type
      Skype
      .

    • From the list select Skype and right click on it.

    • You will get different options on the screen .Select
      Uninstall.
    Step 2: You can also uninstall a program from the Control Panel:


    • Press Windows + x key to open a task list from the bottom left corner of the screen.

    • Select Control Panel. Click on
      Programs
      .

    • Select Programs and Features.

    • Double click on Skype and follow the onscreen instructions.


    Refer the below link to download the Skype app for the devices:

    Download Skype | Free calls | Chat app



    Hope this information is helpful. Kindly update with the status of this issue, we will be happy to assist you better.
     
    Deepika Gowda, Nov 30, 2018
    #3
  4. Skype will not open

    Skype Microphone echo only on 1 Win Pc

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting in Microsoft Community, we appreciate your interest in Windows 10.

    Do let us know the troubleshooting steps that you have tried to resolve the issue?

    As the issue persists with the Skype app, I suggest you to try the below if not yet tried and check if it helps:

    • Try to log-in to Skype using different account on the same computer, access the microphone and check if the issue persists.
    • Try to log-in to Skype account on different computer using this account, access the microphone and check.

    Also try the below if the issue still persists.

    Step 1: I suggest you to run the Windows app troubleshooter to check if the issue persists.

    Refer: Run the troubleshooter for Windows apps

    If issue still persists,

    Step 2: Uninstall and re-install Skype from Windows Store.

    You can also uninstall Skype app from the Control Panel:


    • Press Windows + x key to open a task list from the bottom left corner of the screen.

    • Select Control Panel.

    • Select Programs and Features.

    • Right click on Skype
      and select uninstall and follow the onscreen instructions.

    Steps to Install Skype app:
    Log-in with administrator account, open
    Windows Store, search for Skype app and download latest version.

    Hope it helps. Reply to the post with an updated status of this issue, we will be happy to help you further.
     
    Deepika Gowda, Nov 30, 2018
    #4
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