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    Message Help us protect your account

    I have Windows 8 operating system

    When I tried logging into Skype, I get the following message

    Help us protect your account

    We detected something unusual and need to verify your account. Where should we send the code?
    The email address appears in a block below as follows ja****@gmail.com

    To verify that this is your email address, enter it below and click "Next" to receive your code


    I would like to know if this is genuine
    Last edited by HowardC; 2015-01-22 at 21:52.

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    Sounds like someone might have hacked into your Skype account (or at least tried to).

    Micro$oft (M$ owns Skype) will send an email to your gmail acc. with instructions on how to use the code to unlock your Skype account. You will probably have to change your password for Skype.
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    I'd click on the "Forgotten your password" link on the Skype login page. Then you know it's kosher.

    cheers, Paul

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    Thanks for the info Guys

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