How to install Skype without administrator rights

Thanks for trying to help me.

Unfortunately, everything is not helpful. I use a computer on which software can only be installed with admin rights. That's how I did it with Skype8. Incidentally, as with many other programs. Then I switch to the "normal" user and start Skype8 ... juhuuu.

If, however, a few days later when trying to start Skype8, the error message I have described appears, then it can only be a problem in the software. I suspect that Skype8 is downloading some update files, maybe doing something with them or storing them in the Skype8 folder and expecting a final installation. This is of course prevented for the "normal" user, so that the error message appears and Skype does not work. By the way, if I switch back to the admin user, Skype8 works again after starting ...

However, I was now able to solve the problem myself.

1. Open your browser and go to https://www.skype.com/de/get-skype/;

2. Download Skype7 (blue button - switch to "Download classic Skype version")

3. Uninstall Skype8

4. Install Skype7

... everything works again as usual.

No mistakes, no legal problems, no worries ...

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