How to stop Skype crash issue on your PC


Software crash takes place in some software and sometimes it plagues some of the well-known and well-established software. Skype is no exception as well. Recently, several users of Skype reported that crashing issue happens once in a while when the software is running. Several possible problems that can cause such a problem to the this video calling software. They can be due to Windows compatibility issue or outdated drivers.

The developer might be concerned of the root cause of the problem, but we, users are more concerned on getting the Skype up and running without any interruption. So here’s how to get it fixed.

How to fix Skype crash issue

1. Browse into the following folder directory or the Skype custom data folder in your PC.

Windows XP: C:Documents and Settings%username%Application DataSkype
Mac OS: rm ~/Library/Application Support/Skype/shared.xml
Windows 7: C:Users%username%AppDataRoamingSkype

2. Delete file named “shared.xml“. That’s it. It should fix the crash issue for good.

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