Skype® Taskbar in Windows® 7
What is the purpose of Skype Taskbar in Windows 7? What are the various issues due to which the Skype Taskbar malfunctions?
Windows 7, the latest Operating system, works very quickly so that you are able to do your work effectively. Windows 7 is designed in such a way that they are very fast in searching files, folders, applications. Windows 7 also allows you to set automatic backup which would help you to save the data on the local drive. The Encrypting File System provided by Windows 7 would protect all your secret data. Due to the new design behavior for Windows Taskbar on Windows 7, more and more applications stick at Windows 7; one such application is Skype. Skype in Windows 7 system is a service which would allow you to communicate with the other Skype users. With the help of Skype you would be able be send and receive messages, you could talk and enjoy video calls. For facilitating all this you would have to connect your PC to Internet.
The following are the reasons due to which Skype taskbar creates problems in Windows 7:
- Hardware problems
- Due to the problems in the firewall configuration
The echoes which occur in Skype taskbar during the Skype calls are one of the major troubles. There are two sources which creates echoes during Skype calls. When the microphone picks up the audio from the speaker, it results in an echo. Then the hardware or inappropriate system configuration would also cause echoes. By reconfiguring your system you could resolve this problem.
Connection problem, CPU temperature problem and power problems are some of the reasons due to which the Skype taskbar create problems. Thus, if you are using Wi-Fi connection then you would have to see whether your system is connected properly to the router via network cable. Then you would have to control the temperature of CPU because the different heat tolerance would create certain Skype taskbar problems. Then if you are using USB device then you would have to see whether your USB port is receiving sufficient power from the system.
The firewall program in your PC controls which program could access the internet or your PC from the outside. When you would run Skype for the first time the firewall would usually request instructions as to whether you would like to permit Skype access the Internet. After that it instructs the firewall to allow it access the Internet. Then, if this mechanism is corrupted then you would have to reset it by removing Skype from the approved list and then re-add the Skype back.
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