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Old 11-14-2011, 08:26 PM   #1
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Why won't Skype let me open an account?

OS agnostic question

I want to set up a Skype account. I get to the sign in page and fill in the indicated required field for setting up a Skype account, click on the I accept button at the bottom, and all the account creation page does is scroll back up to the top, with no indication as to what information is missing.

I am not filling in mobile telephone numbers, since skype will be used on one computer, nor an I filling in personal information.

What's wrong?
Old 11-14-2011, 08:28 PM   #2
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What browser are you using? Maybe it's a browser related issue.
Old 11-14-2011, 08:32 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by moxieman99 View Post
OS agnostic question
Typical solutions are:
  1. Disable adblock and try again.
  2. If you use /etc/hosts to get rid of some advertising websites (by assigning to them), disable it and try again.
  3. Try different browser.
  4. Contact support.
Old 11-14-2011, 08:46 PM   #4
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contacted support. Using IE9 on Win7 while upgrading linux computer hardware.

Skype wants somthing, and it won't tell me what.
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(Shrug...) Who can say? Contact them again.
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try going to library or friend and make a skype account there


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