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Can you let me know when you're ready to look at this and we will make a start.
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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
I have an iPad mini. .just want to report so eoneone Skype a lot and says they are Google. I don't know what you can do to fix that. Thanks
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
I just want to report it. No budget to pay for this. TXS
Tech Support Specialist: Kris R, Computer Hardware Engineer replied 11 months ago

Are you looking to secure your Skype Account?

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