Cannot find or load Microsoft Installer (Skype Issue)

Cannot find or load Microsoft Installer (Skype Issue)

Error Message:

 

Workaround:

1.) Uninstall Skype on your PC. If skype is already removed on your PC, you may proceed to step 2.

- Go to Control panel > Programs and Features

- Under programs and features, look for the skype application and then click it and click Uninstall ( see image below for reference)

 

2.) After uninstalling skype, restart your PC.

3.) After restarting, download this lower version of skype

link: http://tinyurl.com/Skype-7-14

4.) After downloading, install the downloaded version of skype on your PC. Then you may check now if you can run skype.

 

Note: The skype version is 7.14 which is an old version of skype. If you want to update your skype you may turn on "auto update" on skype Tools > Options > Advanced Settings > Automatic Updates. You will see a prompt if you want to update skype when you log in.