Re: New Skype Installation a Complete Disaster!
This problem came to me, too.
So, I'm really thankful for this link! Hope it works here.
Em 06/01/2018 14:39, Marten Post Uiterweer escreveu:
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 bglists@... Sent via blueyonder. Please address personal email to:- briang1@..., putting 'Brian Gaff' in the display name field. ----- Original Message ----- From: "Rich De Steno" <ironrock@...> To: <email@example.com> 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