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Sometimes, you may see a “Disc I/O error” when attempting to sign in to Skype: “Disk I/O error. Quit and restart Skype. If you keep seeing this error, please contact Skype customer support.”
To resolve this issue, first make sure that you are using the latest version of Skype.
If the problem persists, we suggest uninstalling and reinstalling Skype:
Then, to reinstall Skype and keep your chat history:
To reinstall Skype without keeping your chat history:
If you’re still experiencing problems signing in to Skype for Mac OS X, please contact Skype Customer Service.
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