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How to Solve the Problem – Skype Crashes in Windows 8

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We often use different applications to flourish our experience while using Windows. Skype is one of the most admired applications, which is known for its best services in chat, audio and video call. However, it is observed in certain operating systems that it crashes when a call is made. Furthermore, one should not get depressed with this problem. I have mentioned some tips to fix this problem.


If you are experiencing above problem, follow the below mentioned tips. I hope it will be useful for you to make easy calls in Skype.

Fix The Installation:

At times, proper instructions are not followed while installing the program. Therefore, fix the Skype installation by the following procedure:

  1. Navigate to the Start Screen
  2. Move to the right pane of Screen > Click Search Box
  3. In the box, type “Control Panel
  4. Click Apps (icon)
  5. Select “Control Panel” from the Results
  6. Click “More Settings”
  7. Click on the Programs and move to “Programs And Features”
  8. Navigate to the Skype and right click on it
  9. Choose Uninstall
  10. Click Repair Option
  11. It will repair and fix the installation spontaneously.

Re-enable The Skype Plugin In The Browser:

When you install Skype, its plugin installs in the web-browser automatically. Often times, problem in the plugin cause continuous crashing and freezing of Skype. Therefore, re enable the plug in by the following procedure:

  1. Launch your Web-Browser (I use Google Chrome)
  2. Click on the Menu (on the browser tool bar)
  3. Choose Tools> Extensions
  4. Navigate to the Skype > Uncheck the checkbox for Enabled
  5. Re-launch your Browser
  6. Again, repeat the steps and move to the Check box for Skype
  7. Now make Check the box for Enabled

Update Audio/Video Drivers:

Out dated graphic drivers may create certain problems in the Skype. Therefore, update your system’s audio and video drivers. Get the latest drivers from the manufacturer’s website. You will find the latest updates available section, select the suitable updates, and follow the instructions.

Optimize Registry:

Whenever a program is uninstalled and reinstalled, Windows registry is informed about it. However, a registry is disturbed when abnormal activities are exceeded in the Operating System. Therefore, download and install a Windows 8 registry cleaner that will free your Pc from registry issues. It will clean your program’s registry automatically.

Install Latest Direct X:

From the net, download and install the latest version of the Microsoft Direct X. it will improve your Skype performance efficiently.

Check Your Security Program:

You may know that the virus can attack on your system from any available source. In addition, it badly affects the system performance. Furthermore, your Skype may also affected by it. Therefore, install a good and reliable security program to scan your system and remove threatening programs. Moreover, also check if your security program is not allowing the Skype to perform.


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