Determine the location of the connectors of the sound card on your computer. They are usually located at the back of the system unit. If you have a laptop or netbook, the connectors are usually on the left and on the front side of the housing.
Could also be that you have not one, but two or more sound cards (one of them can be built into the motherboard). In this case, install the driver from the manufacturers ' websites for both.
Make sure that the device is working correctly. To do this, you must do the following. Plug in your headphones and microphone to the green and pink connectors on the sound card, respectively. If they are not color-coded, look next to the appropriate indicator.
Check the condition of microphone and headphones using the menu control panel, "Audio device". In the window that opens, click the tab "Speech" and adjust the sound volume.
Download Skype. To do this, go to the official website of the application It is best to not download such programs from third-party resources, as the frequent cases of fraud. For registration in the system is not required to send a paid SMS or any other form of payment.
Install the program. If necessary, make a test call to a special test service, the contact will be in your list on first run. If necessary, adjust the volume settings for the program using the menu system configuration.
If you have any problem make sure you have enabled sound in the device, but in Windows. To do this, double-click on the icon for the sound settings on the quick access programs running in the background, and adjust the settings.