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Quick Fix for Skype Login Problem

By | 27th May, 2011 | 1 Comment

On the morning of thursday, 26th May, Skype users were having problem logging into their accounts all over the world. For some reasons skype hasn’t disclosed the cause of the problem. However Skype has published a fix for the signing in issue quick after the problem started showing up.

Try the following steps for your Operating System and Skype will start working again.

For Windows Users

First Quit any open skype process from your Task Manager or quiting it manually. And make sure you’re enabled viewing of hidden folders on Windows

On Windows 7: Click Start, type “run” and press Enter.

On Windows XP: Click Start and then Run.

Type “%appdata%skype” and press Enter.

Locate and delete the file shared.xml. The file may be displayed as shared if file extensions are not displayed by default on your computer.

If the file cannot be found on the folder:

Click Start, type “run” and press Enter.

On Windows XP: Click Start and then Run.

Type “control folders” and click OK.

In the View tab, ensure that Show hidden files and folders is enabled.

Repeat the instructions from the beginning.

Restart Skype.

For Mac Users

Open Finder and locate the following folder:

~/Library/Application Support/Skype

Delete the file shared.xml.

Restart Skype.
The ~ sign means your home folder. You can find your home folder by opening Finder and selecting Go > Home from the menu bar or pressing Command (Apple), Shift and H keys at the same time.

For Linux Users

Go to the following folder:

/home/YourLinuxUserName/.Skype

Delete the file shared.xml.

Restart Skype.
The Skype folder is a hidden folder – please check Show hidden files in your file browser to view and access it.

The process are taken from Skype Official Blog.

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