Common problems of Skype® in Windows® 7
What are the Skype related compatibility issues observed in Windows® 7? How can one get rid of these issues?
Windows 7 is the latest Operating System from Microsoft and comes with variety of interesting features which help you to speed up your everyday task. With these features Windows 7 systems would offer a fine and elegant performance. 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 can send and receive messages, you can talk and enjoy video calls. For facilitating all this you would have to connect your PC to Internet. To register yourself as a Skype user, you would have to download the program and install in it your PC. Once installed, the program it has the feel and look of a chat program. With the help of this you could access contacts, see it and communicate.
The following are some of the common Skype problems in Windows 7 and the tips to resolve them:
- Bad call quality
- Hardware issues
The echoes which occur during Skype calls are one of the major troubles. There are two sources which creates echoes during the Skype calls. When the microphone picks up the audio from the speaker then it would result in an echo. Then the hardware or inappropriate system configuration would also cause echoes. You could resolve this problem by reconfiguring your system.
Bad call quality
Bad call quality is one of the common Skype problem. This problem often occurs when two users are running different versions of the program. In such a situation, the codecs would not be compatible and might lead to issues like lose of voice packets, echoing etc. But this issue is very easy to fix; you just need to update the program. For that you could make use of the website and download the latest version. After that, you could click on the check for updates option in the Skype menu.
Connection problem, CPU temperature problem and power problems are some of the hardware issues of Skype in Windows 7. 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 difference in heat tolerance would create certain Skype problems. Then if you are using USB device, you have to see whether your USB port is receiving sufficient power from the system.
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