Chapter 3. Details of Installing Skype

IN THIS CHAPTER, YOU LEARN HOW TO:

  • DOWNLOAD SKYPE
  • INSTALL SKYPE IN WINDOWS 2000 AND XP, MAC OS X, LINUX, AND POCKET PC
  • INSTALL THE SKYPE WEB TOOLBAR
  • UNINSTALL SKYPE

This chapter is designed for beginning computer users and for people who want detailed instructions for downloading and installing Skype. This chapter includes some of the material covered in Chapter 2, but it provides a more detailed set of step-by-step procedures for downloading Skype from the Internet and installing it on a computer.

Installation Summary

Downloading and installing Skype is simple and straightforward, provided that you have a stable connection to the Internet and meet the minimum system requirements listed in Table 3-1.

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