You updated latest version of Skype and now getting a message that says Sorry, we couldn’t connect to Skype. please check your internet connection.
keep hitting retry but nothing changes. It was working fine until the update and now can’t even log into the program.”
If you look this message “Sorry we couldn’t connect to Skype”. This happened on windows XP operating system.
This is because new version of skype is associated with “Internet Explorer” and doesn’t work on “Internet Explorer 6 “.
But we have solutions for this problem
This is because need Internet Explorer 7 or higher.
You can download Internet Explorer here
Download: Extract then install. If you download install then restart your computer and everything will be okay.
Or you can try another way. If first doesn’t work
Reset Internet Explorer settings. *
With the resetting Internet Explorer, you restore your browser settings to default, where it was when the first time is installed on the PC.
Click the gear icon at the top right corner and choose Internet Options like this on the picture.
Then at the Advanced tab press the Reset button.
After this (Will asks: Are you sure you want to reset all Internet Explorer settings?). Then make sure you that you check the Delete Personal Settings checkbox and press Reset.
And close Internet Explorer and start again to restart your browser.
Try to connect to Skype again.
We hope that this article “Sorry we couldn’t connect to Skype” would be helpful for you.