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Skype

8.25.0.5

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 7/3/2018.

Skype - Install Skype, add your friends as contacts, then call, video call and instant message with them for free. Call people who aren't on Skype too, at really low rates.

Notes

The package have the following known issues.
- Skype automatically starts after installation (no known way to disable it yet)
- A desktop shortcut is automatically created.

To install Skype, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install skype

To upgrade Skype, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade skype

Files

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  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName    = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
      softwareName   = 'Skype*'
      url            = 'https://endpoint920510.azureedge.net/s4l/s4l/download/win/Skype-8.25.0.5.exe'
      checksum       = '7ed0402f9ec44515ae9e662bde5fcbf08a76c353cfed1f2e426e36215a99e384'
      checksumType   = 'sha256'
      silentArgs     = "/SILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART /SP- /LOG=`"$($env:TEMP)\$($env:chocolateyPackageName).$($env:chocolateyPackageVersion).InnoInstall.log`""
      validExitCodes = @(0)
    }
    
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
    

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Dependencies

This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Microsoft

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Skype 8.24.0.2 10883 Thursday, June 21, 2018 approved
Skype 8.23.0.10 14221 Thursday, June 7, 2018 approved
Skype 8.22.0.2 15243 Wednesday, May 23, 2018 approved
Skype 8.21.0.901 13036 Monday, May 14, 2018 approved
Skype 8.21.0.9 12303 Sunday, May 13, 2018 approved
Skype 7.41.0.10101 161514 Tuesday, April 24, 2018 approved
Skype 7.41.0.101 22006 Monday, April 23, 2018 approved
Skype 7.39.0.102 210868 Thursday, September 7, 2017 approved
Skype 7.37.0.103 49398 Wednesday, June 21, 2017 approved
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