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How to uninstall Skype®

how to uninstall Skype®.

May 24, 2013

Skype® Description:

Skype is a process belonging to the Skype Internet Telephony suite, which is used for computer-to-telephone based communications.

Why remove Skype®?

You may have a reason to remove Skype® from your computer. Perhaps you are dissatisfied with its features, or don’t want it to consume your computer storage and memory space which often slows down the operating system and interrupts computer performance, or some other reason.

Skype® Details:

Name: Skype®
Developer: Skype®
Files: %programfiles%\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe


Version: 6.2.
Operating system: Windows Vista®/Windows® 7/Windows® 8/Windows XP® SP 2

The easiest way to uninstall the Skype®:

The steps below show you how to  remove the Skype® and keep your computer clean and optimized:

How to uninstall Skype® manually from Windows XP®, Windows Vista® and Windows® 7:

  1. Go to “Start > Control Panel > Add or remove programs”.
  2. Select the “Skype®” application in the list and click on the “Remove” button.
  3. Go through all the dialog of the uninstaller and remove the Skype® with all components.
  4. Once the process has finished, click on the “OK” button.

Manual uninstalling Skype® in Windows® 8 Metro:

  1. Right-click on the Skype® tile you want to remove.
  2. At the bottom of the screen, a new bar will appear.
  3. Click the “Uninstall” icon.
  4. The classic “Program and Features” section of the Control Panel is opened.
  5. Simply right-click on the Skype® and select “Uninstall”.

Manual uninstalling Skype® in the Windows® 8 Control Panel:

  1. From the Start screen, place your mouse cursor to the bottom-right corner of the screen to display the side bar.
  2. Click the “Search” icon.
  3. In the search box, type “Control Panel” and click the “Apps” tile (option).
  4. A list of results will be displayed, including “Control Panel”. Click it.
  5. The classic “Program and Features” section of the Control Panel is opened.
  6. Simply right-click on the Skype® and select “Uninstall”.
  7. Go through all the dialog of the uninstaller and remove the Skype® with all its components.

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