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General"Old" Skype dead for good? Pin
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Microsoft has been warning us for months now that the "old" Skype would eventually stop working, as it's being phased out by that redesigned atrocity that looks more at home on Win 8/8.1/10 (although they back-ported it to Windows 7).

That version gets installed by default under C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop and bears the version of 8.43.*. That one works fine. That's the newer one with the dumbed down UI.

The older version (the last to still have a semi-usable UI) is version 7.41.*. That version installs itself under C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype (both can run side-by-side), and has been sitting all week on my system with the spinning blue arrows icon, which indicates it's trying to connect. It's been stopped/restarted many times, the system has been rebooted - and I just found out it's doing the exact same thing on a secondary system of mine.

All public Skype status pages I could find all show everything as normal.

I'm guessing I'm not the only one, and that this actually means MS has finally pulled the plug on it...

[Edit]

I see it's being called "Skype classic", and was actually supposed to get killed last year on November 1st. Somehow mine kept chugging along until early this week...
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