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  1. Thread: Latest Skype doesn't have "quit" feature by Airider
    Forum: Software and Apps
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    Solved Still working with latest update 8.41 (2 min...

    Still working with latest update 8.41 (2 min delay in Task Manager indication)
  2. Thread: Latest Skype doesn't have "quit" feature by Airider
    Forum: Software and Apps
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    Solved All worked fine with 8.39. There was sometimes a...

    All worked fine with 8.39. There was sometimes a delay until Task Manager indicated that Skypw was off, but after a bit was always off.

    Skype just now auto-updated to 8.40. Initially showed...
  3. Thread: Latest Skype doesn't have "quit" feature by Airider
    Forum: Software and Apps
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    Solved I am unsure about what happened previously, but...

    I am unsure about what happened previously, but after the latest forced Skype update to 8.39 I have made a series of tests re: turning Skype totally off. Due to some combination of the software plus...
  4. Thread: Latest Skype doesn't have "quit" feature by Airider
    Forum: Software and Apps
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    Solved I have had to uninstall 8.37 which keeps being...

    I have had to uninstall 8.37 which keeps being force-installed (allow it or no Skype!) if I stay on Skype too long or do anything significant and which has the same issue as 8.38 of continuing to run...
  5. Thread: Latest Skype doesn't have "quit" feature by Airider
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 14 Views 1,772

    Solved NO change in Skype 8.38 .... still runs when "turned off"

    Today in order to accept a Skype Invite from someone with whom it was important to Skype, I was forced to install Skype 8.38 again. After getting the connection to the individual complete (or at...
  6. Thread: Latest Skype doesn't have "quit" feature by Airider
    Forum: Software and Apps
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    Solved Thanks. I am now again running 8.31 which DOES...

    Thanks. I am now again running 8.31 which DOES turn off. The next time it auto-updates to 8.37, etc., I'll first see if they fixed it, if not will try what you posted (in my 8.31 now, all those...
  7. Thread: Latest Skype doesn't have "quit" feature by Airider
    Forum: Software and Apps
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    Solved Well, back to Square One in this B.S. MS "Design...

    Well, back to Square One in this B.S. MS "Design Feature"!!

    Skype now auto-updates to 8.37 and will NOT stop (using 33.8% CPU after "turning off").. Must be manually turned off in Task Manager!...
  8. Thread: Latest Skype doesn't have "quit" feature by Airider
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 14 Views 1,772

    Solved Update: seems solved!

    Well several times now Skype has updated itself from 8.31 (which I downloaded October 2018 and which does not have this issue) to 8.34 and which I have now several time uninstalled, cleaned out from...
  9. Thread: Latest Skype doesn't have "quit" feature by Airider
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 14 Views 1,772

    Solved Unfortunately Skype is not on the list AND the...

    Unfortunately Skype is not on the list AND the older Skype I re-installed, version 8.31.0.92 does in fact EASILY turn off totally either by clicking the X in the Skype window or by rt-clicking Quit...
  10. Thread: Latest Skype doesn't have "quit" feature by Airider
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 14 Views 1,772

    Solved Today Kaspersky KIS automatically updated Skype...

    Today Kaspersky KIS automatically updated Skype now in MY computer HP EliteBook 840 G2 (OP above was re: my friend's new 840 G5). I have now prevented Kaspersky from doing such again, since this...
  11. Thread: Latest Skype doesn't have "quit" feature by Airider
    Forum: Software and Apps
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    Solved Well, further checking on my HP w 1803 reveals...

    Well, further checking on my HP w 1803 reveals that at least in this case the AI/human (Skype Support chat) was correct: BOTH the Taskbar Skype right-click "quit" option AND clicking on the red-boxed...
  12. Thread: Latest Skype doesn't have "quit" feature by Airider
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 14 Views 1,772

    Solved Latest Skype doesn't have "quit" feature and will not really turn off!

    OK, checked and the version downloaded (from MS Store) into my friend's computer last night is 8.34.01.82 which should be the latest. After two chat conversations with Skype Support (either AI or...
  13. Thread: Skype will not open by Airider
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 2 Views 397

    Solved OK. latest Skype 8.34 is opening. Have new...

    OK. latest Skype 8.34 is opening. Have new question, will make new thread ;)
  14. Thread: Skype will not open by Airider
    Forum: Software and Apps
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    Solved After many trials & tribulations, got Skype...

    After many trials & tribulations, got Skype working in friend's HP by free download from MS Store. However it is not possible to quit by right clicking on taskbar icon, only way to disable (in her...
  15. Thread: Skype will not open by Airider
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 2 Views 397

    Solved Skype will not open

    Skype 8.34 will not open on my friend's new HP EliteBook 840 G5 Windows 10 v. 1803

    have downloaded it, uninstalled, removed from registry, downloaded again, installed, but will NOT open or run
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    The Sandisk USB sticks I use have a number of...

    The Sandisk USB sticks I use have a number of essential segments without which the ca. $70- stick is useless! Unfortunately when I "cleaned" such a stick last year those essential segments were also...
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    I am likely being more stupid than usual and have...

    I am likely being more stupid than usual and have now noted that the USB stick storing the Macrium Refect (FREE version) images had obviously first contained images installed in 2017 and then in...
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    .... OR, is it possible to simply "clean out"/...

    .... OR, is it possible to simply "clean out"/ delete the currently stored Macrium Reflect FREE version info in the computer and USB stick and then put in the current image?
  19. Replies 5 Views 490

    delete old Macrium FREE image files & install new image

    I installed Macrium Reflect free version on a USB stick last year. Now I would like to totally "empty" that stick and install the current data/info onto a "new" Macrium Reflect free version again...
  20. Thread: Windows Update Search for things I don't want problem by Airider
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 35 Views 2,141

    Solved OK, I installed 1803 on 15 Aug, so that was 5...

    OK, I installed 1803 on 15 Aug, so that was 5 days ago and NO "problem reports" since then!

    Therefore unless something "untoward" occurs .... I will declare

    S O L V E D
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    Well this past week using the standalone Windows...

    Well this past week using the standalone Windows Update Assistant I've installed 1803 on two HP Elitebooks (G2 + G5; both were running 1709) and Classic Shell is now perfectly compatible with 1803! ...
  22. Replies 3 Views 461

    Solved more proof that Classic Shell is now EASILY compatible with 1803

    199936


    even Classic Shell download from FossHub still working in 1803

    199938


    and now 1803 has installed fully functioning latest 4.3.1 version Classic Shell
    was 4.3.0 a few...
  23. Replies 3 Views 461

    Solved Post #2 above does NOT fit the present FACTS

    Well, what you wrote was what I expected.

    However that is NOT what happened!!

    This past week, on TWO separate HP Elitebooks, a G2 and a G5, both with 1709 installed, after the 1803 download...
  24. Replies 3 Views 461

    Solved 1803 problems solved re: sleep, Edge, some HP components failed

    Used WinX Update Assistant to update 1709 and download 1803 into friend's new HP Elitebook G5 (great machine).

    Problems + Solutions

    1. Would not sleep

    + downloaded all driver updates using...
  25. Thread: Windows Update Search for things I don't want problem by Airider
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 35 Views 2,141

    Solved All still good, 1803 now flawless, but will wait...

    All still good, 1803 now flawless, but will wait another day or two before declaring solved ;)
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