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When I try to create a new skype account, it just spins and then tells me this error:  "skype can't connect, contact administrator.
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Are you behind a firewall?  It could be blocked.
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Can also be a Proxy.
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add firewall exception:

Note: Skype is not listed, as it's not on my system, however just add it with the buttons in the second window.

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Hope this works.

Also check to see if it's not an outage. they've been having quite a few lately.
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