Are you trying to install Skype on your Windows XP machine but it failed?
First check whether if you machine is running a Windows XP with Service Pack 2. If so then you need to update to Service Pack 3 because of a requirement for Skype.
So this is how it look once you completed the installation for Service Pack 3. You may now proceed installing the Skype.
Successful installation of Skype. Below are the login screen and the version for your reference.
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