Skype is evil

Nearly everyday I am still learning new things. Today: Skype cannot only be a helpful debugging tool as I already showed but also a problem: Running skype and then a local webserver at the default port won't work: Skype already will block that port, preventing the webserver to run.

Only one comment:

Go to Tools > Options > Connection, uncheck ‘Use port 80 and 443 as alternatives for incoming connections’. Skype does this to help newbies behind proxies so there’s more chance it’ll just work.
Steve (link) - 30 01 08 - 17:00

Displayed name:  
Remember personal info?
Website (optional):
Enter "layered" (antispam):
Comment:Emoticons / Textile


Small print: All html tags except <b> and <i> will be removed from your comment. You can make links by just typing the url or mail-address.
Note: If you type in your email adress above, it will be visible to other visitors, although it will be hidden for bots using javaScript.