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Skype

7.41.0.10101

Package test results are passing.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 4/24/2018.

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 --version 7.41.0.10101

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

C:\> choco upgrade skype --version 7.41.0.10101

Files

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  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName    = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
      softwareName   = 'Skype*'
      url            = 'https://download.skype.com/5d7ac191986ccb485223c4e4e9e3e4ce/SkypeSetupFull.exe'
      checksum       = '1E4CA5D441A00AC691C58E0AA5890C3FEB395D2DC53DBAE82FAEC7C9DF4E52FC'
      checksumType   = 'SHA256'
      silentArgs     = '/qn /norestart STARTSKYPE=FALSE TRANSFORMS=:RemoveDesktopShortcut.mst TRANSFORMS=:RemoveStartup.mst'
      validExitCodes = @(0)
    }
    
    # CHeck if the software is already installed
    [array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey @packageArgs
    
    if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
      $uninstallArgs = @{
        packageName    = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
        file           = ''
        fileType       = 'MSI'
        silentArgs     = "$($key.PSChildName) /qn /norestart"
        validExitCodes = $packageArgs.validExitCodes
      }
      Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage @uninstallArgs
    }
    elseif ($key.Count -gt 1) {
      Write-Warning "$($key.Count) matches found!"
      Write-Warning "To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled."
      Write-Warning "This will most likely cause a 1603 error code when installing skype."
    }
    
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
    

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Dependencies

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Microsoft

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Skype 8.38.0.161 14104 Tuesday, February 5, 2019 approved
Skype 8.38.0.138 11660 Thursday, January 31, 2019 approved
Skype 8.37.0.98 17417 Thursday, January 17, 2019 approved
Skype 8.36.0.52 29556 Wednesday, December 12, 2018 approved
Skype 8.34.0.78 27959 Tuesday, November 13, 2018 approved
Skype 8.33.0.50 20617 Saturday, October 27, 2018 approved
Skype 8.33.0.41 10125 Tuesday, October 23, 2018 approved
Skype 8.32.0.53 18642 Friday, October 12, 2018 approved
Skype 8.31.0.92 20829 Thursday, September 27, 2018 approved
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