ISLAMABAD – With the advancement in technology, a number of software bugs are appearing in different operating systems including Windows, Android, iOS, resulting blockade in applications routine behaviour.
A new bug has appeared on Skype for mobile and Windows desktop that can be crashed by just about anyone using a simple eight characters based string and the effects are so bad that it requires a reinstall to get things working.
Skype users receiving a message containing “http://:” will continue to crash as long as that message resides in your chat history. That’s not all, on Windows, sending this message can also crash the app on the sender’s end.
But luckily, there’s a fix for this particular problem as well.
Skype took notice of this issue and have released an updated app for all affected platforms. There remains no need to uninstall Skype and ask your friend who pranked you to delete that message so you can sign in again.
All you need to do is that simply head over the Skype website “skype.com” to download the latest release of Skype for Windows or you can go to the relevant app store on iOS and Android to update your existing Skype app.
It is worth mentioning here that Skype is a free download on the App Store, and offers in-app purchases to be used in making international phone calls. The app requires iOS 7.0 or later, and is compatible with iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Apple Watch.
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