Re: New Skype Installation a Complete Disaster!


Christopher-Mark Gilland <clgilland07@...>
 

Awesome. It's gone. Thanks. I'll go install the classic version here in a bit.


On 1/6/2018 9:19 PM, Christopher-Mark Gilland wrote:

OK, I didn't think it worked that way for universal apps.


I'll give it a try.


On 1/6/2018 8:58 PM, Rich De Steno wrote:

The same way you uninstall any program:

Press your Windows key and type remove

Arrow down to "Add and Remove Programs and press Enter

Arrow down to Skype in the list of programs

Press your applications key and arrow down to remove and press Enter



On 1/6/2018 7:38 PM, Christopher-Mark Gilland wrote:

So then, I guess my next question would be how to uninstall the universal version within Windows 10. I guess Google's to the rescue. LOL!


On 1/6/2018 6:49 PM, iván Novegil wrote:

Yes, installer downloaded from both links works with windows10.

Skype forces to use Universal app only in 8.x. I could install 7.x (version downloadable from the two links sent) in Win10 without problems some weeks ago.


Regards.

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O 06/01/2018 á(s) 23:54, Christopher-Mark Gilland escribiu:

Wow! Thank you for this link. Will this work with Windows 10 as well? I'm not much a fan of the Universal app version of Skype. Don't get me wrong. It's O... Kayyyy, but, I definitely don't prefer it.


I don't have all the issue with Skype that a lot of people seem to have, in fact, I personally enjoy using it, so if I can get that Universal version uninstalled in Windows 10, and get rid of the classic version, that would be fantastic!


On 1/6/2018 11:39 AM, Marten Post Uiterweer wrote:
Rich,

Remove your current skype installation and install the skype classic
version from this link: If you do not remove the old installation, you
will get two skype versions after installation of the classic version.
http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-full

Regards, Marten

On Sat, 6 Jan 2018 16:32:53 -0000 "Brian's Mail list account via Groups.Io" <bglists@...> wrote:

I've never had it force an update on windows 7. it always asks to which I say politely no thanks.
 I'm not sure how one gets the old version.
However there does seem to have been a long history with Skype mucking it up on every update they do. I hardly ever use it these days personally, but for many years the tendency to hi jack the audio settings and not put them back afterwards seemed rather draconian to me.
 Brian

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----- Original Message ----- From: "Rich De Steno" <ironrock@...>
To: <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Sent: Saturday, January 06, 2018 5:42 AM
Subject: [nvda] New Skype Installation a Complete Disaster!


I have used NVDA successfully with Skype for many years. Suddenly,
tonight, on my Windows 7 laptop, when I entered Skype, a new version was
forcibly installed, something like Version 8.1.2, and it presented me
with an interface that I could not comprehend with NVDA. None of the
shortcut keys that I previously used would work. I received a call from
a friend right after this forced installation and could not answer it,
because the usual alt-PageUp key combo for answering a call was useless,
as were all other previous shortcut keys. What is the solution to this
problem. I totally uninstalled Skype for now. Do we give up on Skype
as NVDA users, or install a different version or perhaps some other chat
program?

-- Rich De Steno







-- 
Christopher Gilland
Co-Founder of Genuine Safe Haven Ministries
http://www.gshministries.org
(980) 500-9575X401


-- 
Christopher Gilland
Co-Founder of Genuine Safe Haven Ministries
http://www.gshministries.org
(980) 500-9575X401

-- 
Rich De Steno

-- 
Christopher Gilland
Co-Founder of Genuine Safe Haven Ministries
http://www.gshministries.org
(980) 500-9575X401

-- 
Christopher Gilland
Co-Founder of Genuine Safe Haven Ministries
http://www.gshministries.org
(980) 500-9575X401

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