Skype Mac 5 and Mac Mini: "Architecture not supported"

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by sirherbert, Feb 1, 2011.

  1. sirherbert macrumors newbie

    Jul 12, 2008
    Hi all!

    I just bought a used Mac Mini Intel Core 2 Duo 1,83GHz with 1G RAM with OS X 10.5.

    Now that I tried to download and install different versions of Skype for Mac (both Beta 5 and newest stable 5) it says Architecture is not supported (and has that "no parking" sign on the icon).

    This is mind-boggling as the Intel Core 2 Duo should be an architecture that is supported and because I have other Mac Minis that run Skype a-ok.

    I at first suspected this would be the fault of the new "stable" Skype 5 for Mac, but then I took a previous version working with another Mac Mini (not the same specs, though) and it didn't function either.

    Do you have an idea why this is happening? Should I reinstall the OS?
  2. some1uDNTknow macrumors regular


    Sep 27, 2009
    United States
    Did you try a previous version of Skype on the same machine?
  3. copland007 macrumors member


    Jun 29, 2007
    skype 5 is a joke anyways... here's where you can go grab the 2.8 version -
  4. roadbloc macrumors G3


    Aug 24, 2009
    Don't bother with version 5, it's pure trash. Use 2.8.
  5. 199708 macrumors 6502

    Jul 5, 2008
    Just installed version 5, imo the UI is absolutely hopeless, lucky for that link im going back to 2.8 and using it till verison 5 can change back to 2.8 UI.

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