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I am running the latest version of Skype.  I notice that in the bar at the bottom of my Windows 7 machine the Skype icon has a little yellow exclamation mark on top of it.

What does this mean?
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Question by:WoodrowA
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by:Anuroopsundd
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circle yellow means away...
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by:WoodrowA
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I don't mean to sound profoundly stupid but.  Away what?

Attached is a screen shot taken from my task bar.  Are you saying that Skype thinks that my status is away?

I tested this and went into Skype to try and put my status as online.  The icon for online is dimmed and nothing happens when I click it.

Any thoughts?
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by:jacobstewart
ID: 37823909
what version of skyp[e are you using?  possibly try to update to the most recent version.
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by:WoodrowA
ID: 37823962
Skype tells me that I am already using the latest version. See attachment for screen shot of icon
2012-04-09-084753.jpg
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by:jacobstewart
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looks like a missed call or message.  I dont use skype unfortunately.
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IT-Monkey-Dave earned 500 total points
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That's a "1", not an exclamation point.  You probably have 1 pending contact request you haven't acted on yet.  Or it could be a "Recent" conversation you were invited to but did not join.
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by:☠ MASQ ☠
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It's not an exclamation point it's a number 1 - showing you have one new text message.
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by:☠ MASQ ☠
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Oops - sorry Dave - making coffee before posting :)
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by:WoodrowA
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Thank you
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