After upgrading to windows 8.1 it looks amazing however when you are ran out through some application or going to open installed application such as Skype, Viber and some features, it starts to load for a few seconds then disappears and automatically back at Start Screen. Which are affected by the media technology removal in the N and KN editions. The European Windows 8.1 N, Windows 8.1 Pro N, Windows 8.1 Enterprise N, or Windows 8.1 KN, Windows 8.1 Pro KN, Windows 8.1 Enterprise KN editions include the same functionality as Windows 8.1, except for media-related technologies (Windows Media Player, web camera), and certain pre-installed media apps (Camera, Music, and Video). In addition, the KN editions do not include certain pre-installed communication apps (Calendar, Mail, and People).
Some feature in The N and KN editions aren’t removed (such as Skype) but are affected by the media technology removal. For potential solution follow the procedure below.
1) Update Media Feature Pack
For this type of issue i strongly suggest you that make sure you have updated Media feature package. Microsoft release update Download the Media Feature Pack (KB2835517) package now for above mention issue. Update your windows then restart your computer and enjoy problem free Skype for windows 8.1. This Media Feature pack enable some feature that will help to run Skype and related applications. To update Media feature click here
and download it.
2) Uninstalled and Re-installed Latest Version of Skype
Sometimes by using old version of Skype cause problem in windows 8.1. Make sure you there is latest version of Skype running. If not Uninstall the Skype and downloads latest version of Skype which works perfect on Windows 8.1.