Probably you are not able to install the latest version of Skype. We found an issue to install latest Skype version(v-188.8.131.52) on Windows 7. Recently Skype has included new requirements to their
.EXE installer. That’s why, while trying to run Skype installer we can’t install the latest version of Skype and got an error that says,
Cannot find or load Microsoft Installer.
Please update your computer and try running Skype again.
Here is a screenshot hope it meets the occurrence you face. ( If the following screenshot exactly same to your issue, it’ll be solved. )
In this case, the solution described below in three ways.
#1 Solution: Alternative Skype Installer
Number 1 solution is the easiest way to run Skype on your computer. Officially there is an alternative Skype installer available which is
.MSI installer. Skype
.MSI installer also gets updates along with
.EXE installer. So, undoubtedly you can install the latest version of Skype using
.MSI installer without facing that error.
Rest of solutions are the ways to fix that error. Microsoft has released a new update of Microsoft Security Advisory information to prevent remote vulnerabilities attack. It’s an issue of IT Professional victim.
Latest version of Skype asking that information from Windows system to run installer when it fails you can’t install latest version Skype on Windows 7.
#2 Solution: Download and Install Security Advisory to Update on Windows 7
Update your system’s security advisory(KB2533623) information. Download and install last update of KB2533623.
#3 Solution: Install Internet Explorer 11
If you install Internet Explorer 11, be able to run installer of latest version Skype. Internet Explorer 11 has included KB2533623 built-in. Check our post to download Internet Explorer 11.
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