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Skype

7.25.0.103

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 6/17/2016.

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.

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

C:\> choco install skype --version 7.25.0.103

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

C:\> choco upgrade skype --version 7.25.0.103

Files

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  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    #Install-ChocolateyPackage 'skype' 'exe' '/SILENT /nogoogle /noie /nodesktopicon' 'http://download.skype.com/3694814915aaa38100bfa0933f948e65/partner/59/SkypeSetup.exe'
    #Install-ChocolateyPackage 'skype' 'exe' '/SILENT /nogoogle /noie /nodesktopicon' 'http://download.skype.com/msi/SkypeSetup_7.25.0.103.msi'
    #Install-ChocolateyPackage 'skype' 'exe' '/SILENT /nogoogle /noie /nodesktopicon' 'http://download.skype.com/SkypeSetupFull.exe'
    
    
    function isInstalled() {
      return Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_Product | Where-Object {$_.Name -match 'Skype\u2122 [\d\.]+$'}
    }
    
    $packageName = 'skype'
    $fileType = 'msi'
    # http://community.skype.com/t5/Windows-archive/Unattended-install/td-p/184628s
    $silentArgs = '/qn /norestart STARTSKYPE=FALSE TRANSFORMS=:RemoveDesktopShortcut.mst TRANSFORMS=:RemoveStartup.mst'
    
    $url = 'http://download.skype.com/msi/SkypeSetup_7.25.0.103.msi'
    
    try {
    
      $appInstalled = isInstalled
    
      if ($appInstalled) {
          # If Skype (in any version) is already installed on the computer, remove it first, otherwise the
          # installation of Skype will fail with an error.
          $msiArgs = $('/x' + $appInstalled.IdentifyingNumber + ' ' + $silentArgs)
          Write-Host "Uninstalling previous version of Skype, otherwise installing the new version won’t work."
          Start-ChocolateyProcessAsAdmin $msiArgs 'msiexec'
    
          # This loop checks every 5 seconds if Skype is already uninstalled.
          # Then it proceeds with the download and installation of the Skype
          # version specified in the package.
          do {
            Start-Sleep -Seconds 5
            $i += 1
    
            # Break if too much time passed
            if ($i -gt 12) {
              Write-Error 'Could not uninstall the previous version of Skype.'
              break
            }
    
          } until (-not (isInstalled))
      }
    
      Install-ChocolateyPackage $packageName $fileType $silentArgs $url
    
    } catch {
      Write-ChocolateyFailure $packageName $($_.Exception.Message)
      throw
    }
    
    
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $processor = Get-WmiObject Win32_Processor
    $is64bit = $processor.AddressWidth -eq 64
    
    if ($is64bit) {
        $programUninstallEntryName = "Skype"
        $uninstallString = (Get-ItemProperty HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\* | Select DisplayName, UninstallString | Where-Object {$_.DisplayName -like "$programUninstallEntryName*"}).UninstallString
    } else {
        $programUninstallEntryName = "Skype"
        $uninstallString = (Get-ItemProperty HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\* | Select DisplayName, UninstallString | Where-Object {$_.DisplayName -like "$programUninstallEntryName*"}).UninstallString
    } # get the uninstall string of the installed Skype version from the registry
    
    $uninstallString = "$uninstallString" -replace '[{]', '`{' # adding escape character to the braces
    $uninstallString = "$uninstallString" -replace '[}]', '`} /passive /norestart' # to work properly with the Invoke-Expression command, add silent arguments
    
    if ($uninstallString -ne "") {
        Invoke-Expression "$uninstallString" # start uninstaller
    }
    

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Skype 7.37.0.103 49149 Wednesday, June 21, 2017 approved
Skype 7.36.0.101 31671 Friday, May 12, 2017 approved
Skype 7.35.0.101 29022 Thursday, April 13, 2017 approved
Skype 7.34.0.103 12446 Friday, April 7, 2017 approved
Skype 7.33.0.105 29780 Wednesday, March 15, 2017 approved
Skype 7.32.0.104 87507 Tuesday, February 14, 2017 approved
Skype 7.32.0.103 155227 Friday, February 3, 2017 approved
Skype 7.29.0.102 679632 Friday, October 21, 2016 approved
Skype 7.28.0.101 22744 Tuesday, September 20, 2016 approved
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