Solve error code 2738 when trying to install Skype

error code 2738 when trying to install Skype

This error message indicates that there are problems with vbscript which is used by Skype installer for uninstalling/installing Click-to-Call add-on, Here we provide an easy solution to this problem.

If you’re using Windows XP or Vista or Windows 7,Sign in as an administrator of the computer and then follow these steps:

- Press the Windows key with the letter R.(To show Run box)
- Copy or type the following lines one by one in the Run box and press the OK button or hit Enter.

regsvr32.exe vbscript.dll

regsvr32.exe jscript.dll

If you have IE9 installed then do also:

regsvr32.exe jscript9.dll

You should get a message that successfully register the file press OK.

You get this problem if you are using Internet Explorer browser from Microsoft, you can also update the IE browser to the latest version is available this may solve the problem sometimes.

Or try with resetting IE to default factory settings. See this link: Click here.

If this does not solve the problem, you can write a comment in this post or contact our technical support.


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2 Responses to “Solve error code 2738 when trying to install Skype”

  1. Suraj says:


    When I RUN “regsvr32.exe jscript.dll”, I get an error message again.

    Error Code: 0×80004005

    I am getting Skype Error Code: 2738; I have tried all the options to solve this problem.

    Thanking you,

  2. ksuray says:

    tengo problemas con la instalacion y despues de hacer estos pasos cuando ejecuto el 2do comando me dice que hay un error 0×80004005. estoy desesperada…..

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