Skype(TM) 7.5 Skype(TM) 7.5

A guide to uninstall Skype(TM) 7.5 from your system

This page contains thorough information on how to uninstall Skype(TM) 7.5 for Windows. It was developed for Windows by Skype Technologies S.A.. More data about Skype Technologies S.A. can be read here. Click on to get more facts about Skype(TM) 7.5 on Skype Technologies S.A.'s website. Usually the Skype(TM) 7.5 application is found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype directory, depending on the user's option during install. The full command line for uninstalling Skype(TM) 7.5 is MsiExec.exe /X{24991BA0-F0EE-44AD-9CC8-5EC50AECF6B7}. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might be prompted for administrator rights. Skype.exe is the programs's main file and it takes close to 27.57 MB (28912768 bytes) on disk.

Skype(TM) 7.5 is comprised of the following executables which occupy 31.09 MB (32600136 bytes) on disk:

  • SkypeBrowserHost.exe (312.60 KB)
  • Skype.exe (27.57 MB)
  • SkypeC2CAutoUpdateSvc.exe (1.30 MB)
  • SkypeC2CPNRSvc.exe (1.61 MB)
  • Updater.exe (308.09 KB)

This web page is about Skype(TM) 7.5 version 7.5.101 alone. For other Skype(TM) 7.5 versions please click below:

Skype(TM) 7.5 has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Directories found on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\Skype

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\Skype\Browser\SkypeBrowserHost.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Skype\desktop.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\
  • C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\RtmCodecs.dll

Generally the following registry keys will not be uninstalled:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{6F1F1B02-1FB0-428A-8525-9BD9E420A0D8}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{D46C987D-F68A-4412-872B-4803DBF77B72}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{E58E25D2-3FD0-4823-8AA9-A476F701410A}

Use regedit.exe to remove the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\callto\DefaultIcon\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\callto\shell\open\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{3FCB7074-EC9E-4AAF-9BE3-C0E356942366}\LocalServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{898EA8C8-E7FF-479B-8935-AEC46303B9E5}\InprocServer32\

How to remove Skype(TM) 7.5 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Skype(TM) 7.5 is an application marketed by Skype Technologies S.A.. Some users want to remove this program. This can be troublesome because deleting this by hand takes some advanced knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. The best SIMPLE practice to remove Skype(TM) 7.5 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your Windows PC.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs installed on the PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Skype(TM) 7.5 or simply click the Search feature and type in "Skype(TM) 7.5". If it is installed on your PC the Skype(TM) 7.5 app will be found automatically. After you click Skype(TM) 7.5 in the list of apps, the following information regarding the application is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other users have regarding Skype(TM) 7.5, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Skype(TM) 7.5:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{24991BA0-F0EE-44AD-9CC8-5EC50AECF6B7}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Skype(TM) 7.5.
Uninstall Skype(TM) 7.5

8. After uninstalling Skype(TM) 7.5, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of Skype(TM) 7.5 which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing Skype(TM) 7.5 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
Software Application


This page is not a recommendation to remove Skype(TM) 7.5 by Skype Technologies S.A. from your PC, we are not saying that Skype(TM) 7.5 by Skype Technologies S.A. is not a good software application. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove Skype(TM) 7.5 in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-07-26 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-26 04:52:46.130