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richard2020

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skype download server being blocked
« on: February 05, 2012, 02:44:42 PM »
I've tried different ways to download Skype but always get message that "We're having trouble connecting to the download server."
Is it possible Avast is blocking this download process?

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Re: skype download server being blocked
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2012, 02:53:00 PM »
Have you tried downloading it here ???

http://filehippo.com/download_skype/

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Re: skype download server being blocked
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2012, 08:57:50 PM »
Is it possible Avast is blocking this download process?
I seriously doubt it. I say this since you did not indicate whether or not there was an avast pop-up.
Is Skype in the exclusions or "trusted" programs in your firewall.  :)

If you use your bank debit card to pay Skype you might find the Skype paysite is a phishing or fraud site.
There have been reports that something fishy is going on with the Skype paysite. I have found Paypal to be very useful.  :)
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