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New and changed features:

  • increased chat reliability
  • increased call notification reliability
  • improvements in call reliability to phone numbers

Fixed issues:

  • Fix for occasional missing message preview in the recent conversations list

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This is weird!. I installed Skype (downloaded today from skype's oficial website) and then check for updates from skype's menú and I received "You have the latest versión installed" message. So I try to start a WLM sesión but it seems not to be aware that Skype is already installed and prompts to update WLM to a newer versión, so I accepted that and then WLM started to download the update. After a little while WLM downloaded Skype setup file (which I believe that it is a newer versión according to numbering), and then I cancelled the update process and looked for the setup file ( to install it manually but then I got "You have the latest versión installed. Install it anyway?" message but anyway I proceeded to install it.

After versión is installed, I again checked for updates from skype's menú and also I got the same message when I had previous, "You have the latest versión".

So which versión is the latest?

I want to point out that I got v. from skype web site, and then few minutes after I installed it I got v. using WLM update mechanism, just few minutes ago. And both versions claim to be the latest from "check for updates" from skype's menú.

I almost forget to mention: versión does not unistall WLM while does unistall WLM (either way, during WLM update process or installing it manually).

Same happens if you do it with if you check for updates also it says that it is the latest versión. I uninstalled it and then I installed 6,3,73.105 check for updates and it says it is the latest version too. Rolled back to checked for updates and again it says that it is the latest version. Quite confusing!

I want to point out that if you install skype from its website you'll get and it is not aware that you have the obsolete WLM which remains installed. But if you try to sign-in with WLM it will prompt to you to update to the newest "WLM" and doing so it will install skype and WLM is uninstalled during the updating process.