To download and install the latest version of Skype

created by , 07. 09. 2012

Describes how to download and install Skype for Windows.

Important Note:

This tutorial is deprecated. Most current steps can be found on this page: Download and Install Skype for Windows desktop.

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  • 1

    Download Skype for Windows from http://www.skype.com/go/downloading.

  • 2

    When the File Download screen is displayed, click Save

  • 3

    Choose somewhere on your computer to save the SkypeSetup file and click Save.

  • 4

    When it has downloaded, go to the location you saved the SkypeSetup file to and double-click it.

  • 5

    When the Open File screen is displayed, click Run.

  • 6

    Select your language, read the Skype End User License Agreement(http://www.skype.com/go/tou) and the Skype Privacy Statement(http://www.skype.com/go/privacy), and then click I agree – next.

  • 7

    On page "Installing the Bing Bar" choose if you want to install the Bing Bar and/or make MSN your homepage.

  • 8

    Wait until installation of Skype finishes.

  • 9

    When installation is complete, a login window appear. Enter your skype name and password to login or create new skype account if you do not have one yet.

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