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Skype

7.32.0.104

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 2/14/2017.

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

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
    #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' 'https://download.skype.com/msi/SkypeSetup_7.32.0.104.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 = 'https://download.skype.com/msi/SkypeSetup_7.32.0.104.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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  • Skype

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Skype 7.32.0.103 155098 Friday, February 3, 2017 approved
Skype 7.29.0.102 679479 Friday, October 21, 2016 approved
Skype 7.28.0.101 22668 Tuesday, September 20, 2016 approved
Skype 7.27.0.101 14684 Thursday, August 25, 2016 approved
Skype 7.26.0.101 20266 Wednesday, July 27, 2016 approved
Skype 7.25.0.106 1864 Sunday, July 17, 2016 approved
Skype 7.25.0.103 130 Friday, June 17, 2016 approved
Skype 7.24.0.104 76 Friday, May 20, 2016 approved
Skype 7.23.0.105 64 Sunday, May 8, 2016 approved
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