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Skype for Chrome

8.5.0.9167

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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 11/7/2016.

Quickly access Skype for Web and Share on Skype through your browser

Install the Skype extension for fast access to 'Skype for Web' and 'Share on Skype' through your browser. We’ll be adding more features and supporting other browsers in future releases.

Share to Skype
Read a good article? Now you can share the web page directly with your Skype contacts using the Skype extension. Click on 'Share on Skype' to get started

Launch Skype
Access the full Skype functionality offered by the Skype web client. Click on 'Launch Skype' to get started.

Please note that audio and video calling on Skype web client is currently not supported on Chrome OS and Linux.

To learn more, read our support page

PACKAGING NOTE: This installs no software. It installs a registry key for the extension that Chrome will see and then ask you for permission to enable the extension if you are in Chrome or on the next run. Chrome will install the latest version of the extension. The mentioned version is the version at time of packaging, you can ignore it. Chrome will handle updates to the extension.

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

C:\> choco install skype-chrome --version 8.5.0.9167

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

C:\> choco upgrade skype-chrome --version 8.5.0.9167

Files

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  • tools\ChocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $toolsPath   = (Split-Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)
    $bits = Get-ProcessorBits
    if ($bits -eq 64)
    {
    regedit /s $toolsPath\install_x64.reg
    }
    else
    {
    regedit /s $toolsPath\install_x86.reg
    }
  • tools\ChocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $bits = Get-ProcessorBits
    if ($bits -eq 64)
    {
    Remove-Item 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432node\Google\Chrome\Extensions\lifbcibllhkdhoafpjfnlhfpfgnpldfl' -Force -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
    }
    else
    {
    Remove-Item 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Google\Chrome\Extensions\lifbcibllhkdhoafpjfnlhfpfgnpldfl' -Force -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
    }
    
  • tools\install_x64.reg Show
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
    
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432node\Google\Chrome\Extensions\lifbcibllhkdhoafpjfnlhfpfgnpldfl]
    "update_url"="https://clients2.google.com/service/update2/crx"
    
    
  • tools\install_x86.reg Show
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
    
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Google\Chrome\Extensions\lifbcibllhkdhoafpjfnlhfpfgnpldfl]
    "update_url"="https://clients2.google.com/service/update2/crx"
    
    

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  • skype.com

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Skype for Chrome 8.5.0.9167 249 Monday, November 7, 2016 approved

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