Cannot install SkypeSetup.exe

eemoon
eemoon used Ask the Experts™
on
Hi The original Skype in PC cannot work due to its component is missing. When the "SkypeSetup.exe" is downloaded from skype web site to PC for installation, a install window appear(please see picture), but the window is there for about one minute and then disappear. When I try install it again, the same thing happen. Anyone can give some suggestion? Thank you
Capture.PNG
Comment
Watch Question

Do more with

Expert Office
EXPERT OFFICE® is a registered trademark of EXPERTS EXCHANGE®
Ryan ChongSoftware Team Lead

Commented:
are you able to right click the exe and run as Administrator to see if you can go through the installation?
Senior .Net Developer
Commented:
Try downloading the full installer:
http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-full
Sean ScissorsProgram Analyst II
Commented:
It sounds like skype may have a corrupted install. Check in control panel->add/remove and see if skype is listed. If so, try uninstalling it, rebooting the computer and running the installer again. If it's not there try downloading Revo Uninstall. https://www.revouninstaller.com/start_freeware_download.html

It will find remnants of Skype and remove them entirely, even from the registry. See if it sees Skype installed and uninstall it that way. Then reboot and try reinstalling.

Author

Commented:
Thank you!

Do more with

Expert Office
Submit tech questions to Ask the Experts™ at any time to receive solutions, advice, and new ideas from leading industry professionals.

Start 7-Day Free Trial