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Forum Thread: fixed : Latest Skype v4.1.0.179 detected as insecure v4.0.0.215

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Skype for Windows 4.x

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ELBE fixed : Latest Skype v4.1.0.179 detected as insecure v4.0.0.215
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Last edited on 21st Oct, 2009 10:18

Today Secunia PSI claimed to have detected insecure version of Skype on my PC. Skype version installed was already 4.1. Folloed the download link in Secunia PSI and updated to latest Skype v4.1.0.179, re-scanned with Secunia but still claimed to be insecure and running v4.0.0.215.

Update: issue is fixed - 2 different versions of Skype (Business and Home) in 2 different locations installed. The automated update by Skype only updates in 1 of these locations. manually fixed.

mspincus RE: fixed : Latest Skype v4.1.0.179 detected as insecure v4.0.0.215
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i just started using secunia and it fixed an Adobe problem but not skype
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Anthony Wells RE: fixed : Latest Skype v4.1.0.179 detected as insecure v4.0.0.215
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@ mspincus

Here are some tips for using PSI "advanced" mode :-

To help resolve your problem , here are some instructions to help you first of all get the best out of PSI :-

1)use PSI in "advanced" mode ;
2)in the "settings" tab make sure that the box in the first/upper section is NOT ticked in order to have the maximum info available ;
3)tell us in which "tab(s)" your problem programme is located ;
4)in that tab , click on the + in the box at the left end of the programme , the page will expand ;
5)in the expanded page , tell us what is written in the "installation path" ;
6)in the "toolbox" section , lower down , the link "technical details" should confirm the installation path details ;
7)click on the link "open folder" and you will see more details concerning the location of the "problem" .

If you are unable to resolve the problem yourself , all this info should allow someone on the forum to help/advise you .

Take care
Anthony

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