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Disz
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Portable Skype Beta 4

Hi,
This is probably old news to you lot - and I'll admit I didn't make it all the way through the forum list, but I managed to get the new skype beta (v.4.0) running as a portable app. I can provide details if anyone cares...though I'm sure one of you has beaten me to it.
It seems to work fine, though I'm not wild about the look of the new version.

Cheers!
-Disz.

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ok, I'm interested :) how

ok, I'm interested Smile
how did you do this and what does it look like

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Skipe is just portable

Starting from V1.4, it is now possible to run Skype in a portable manner through new command-line switches.

How to:

Download the installer and install to the default folder. There should be three folders available: Phone, Pictures and Wallpaper. Copy Phone\Skype.exe to a folder of your choice. Under that folder, create a subfolder called data. Copy Pictures and Wallpaper to the data subfolder. Finally, uninstall the program. Launch the program by using "Skype.exe /datapath:data /removable".

From: http://www.portablefreeware.com/?id=503

devchild
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This does work but ...

I found that this works for pretty much everything but the PM (plugin manager.) The PM still looks to the local drive for its plugin data which is a problem if the user doesn't have Skype already installed on that machine. I noticed that if Skype is installed on the machine it will use the local SkypePM as a plugin manager for the self made portable version of Skype. As far as I know there are no command-line switches for SkypePM. That being said, most of the plugins are lame anyways so who cares? Wink

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ceo51378
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I made an installer for it

I made an installer for it for my buddies. I agree, with you in that I'm not too keen on the new interface.

delu
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Startup

Hi there

I tried installing Skype and it works Smile

Has anybody an idea, how Skype can be started from the Application Menu?

The menu builds itself generically and I can see 'Skype', but I don't know how to configure the command line switches that are required.

moidibe
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Installer?

Where can i download this installer ?

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I believe it's

I believe it's here:

https://portableapps.com/node/751

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