Copying Skype
January 24, 2012 7:28 AM   Subscribe

I have Skype on my computer, want to have the program on an external hard drive, too. Is it as simple as finding the (24 MB) file on my computer, creating a folder on the external drive and copying the file into the new folder?! Big thanks for your help.
posted by ambient2 to Computers & Internet (4 answers total)
What platform are you on?
posted by Blazecock Pileon at 7:35 AM on January 24, 2012

Use this.
posted by devnull at 7:37 AM on January 24, 2012 [1 favorite]

Response by poster: Oh, duh. It's Windows, XP (I know, I know....)
posted by ambient2 at 7:38 AM on January 24, 2012

It's not quite that easy, as there are some data files that need to be moved as well. You can try the PortableApps version linked by devnull, or try these instructions. I did the latter a while ago, and it works well.
posted by gemmy at 10:23 AM on January 24, 2012 [1 favorite]

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