In Windows 8.1, you don’t sign out of Skype

Kathleen Atkins

Lounge member Skilts used Skype before he upgraded to Windows 8.1. After the upgrade, he was locked out of Skype.

This was the original problem that brought him to the Social Media forum for help. In his efforts to solve his locked-out-of-Skype problem, he brought fresh news to the forum: now he’s in, but he can’t sign out. The same might apply to you.

The following links are this week’s most interesting Lounge threads, including several new questions for which you might have answers:

Office Applications    
General Productivity Office 365 Home Premium: Changing from 32-bit to 64-bit
Word Processing Need help with lists, styles, and numbering
Spreadsheets Best way to match cell value on worksheet
Databases Access 2010: Odd behavior
Presentation Apps PowerPoint 2013 crashing when recording audio
Visual Basic for Apps Access VBA: Running queries synchronously
Microsoft Outlook Messages apparently stuck in outbox
Non-Outlook E-mail WLM 2009: Junk vs. blocked senders; are they the same?
General Windows Copying to multiple USB flash drives at one time
Windows 8 Can’t delete ‘Windows.old’ in Windows 8.1
Windows 7 How to get rid of “Compressed (zipped) Folders” popup?
Windows Vista User Account Control setting
Windows XP Win XP failure
Windows Servers Allow domain users to add static route
Internet Explorer Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 released
Third-Party Browsers Blurred text in Firefox 25
Networking Sharing office printer on two separate networks
Social Media Skype password-reset token
Other Technologies
Security & Scams What’s Win32/Small.CA virus?
Maintenance Macrium Reflect Pro v5.2: How to test system image safely?
Hardware Can old surge protector affect circuit it’s plugged into?
Other Applications Rotating movie

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Kathleen Atkins

About Kathleen Atkins

Kathleen Atkins is the Windows Secrets associate editor. She's also a freelance writer, editor, and photographer. Prior to joining Windows Secrets, she worked at Microsoft Press.