Skype problems continue with patchy service

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skype-screen.pngYesterday’s Skype problems appear to have been only partially resolved, according to the company.

They reported that some users in Asia and parts of Europe were able to connect and use the phone service today, but not all.

A moderately optimistic notice posted on their Heartbeat blog said, “even though it is too early to call out anything definite yet we are now seeing signs of improvement in our sign-on performance.”

Skype told users to allow the software to continue running on their machines, where they would be connected automatically when the problem was solved.

That’s easier said than done, though, as my particular client keeps crashing every ten minutes. Though the silence from interruptions is nice, I can imagine how frustrating this must be for heavy Skype users.

Has the Skype outage affected you, or are you really not that bothered?

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Andy Merrett