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    How can I be sure that the install file I download is from Skype?

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    This article relates to a version of Skype that is no longer supported. Please update to the latest version of Skype.

    Only download the Skype install file from the Skype website. Do not download Skype install files from anywhere else.

    If you have downloaded a Skype install file but are unsure if it is from Skype, we suggest that you download it again from the Skype website.

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