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How to uninstall Skype from your PC

This page contains thorough information on how to remove Skype for Windows. Skype is typically set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype directory, however this location may differ a lot depending on the user's choice when installing the program. The application's main executable file occupies 194.57 KB (199237 bytes) on disk and is called Удалить Skype.exe.

The executable files below are installed alongside Skype. They occupy about 29.87 MB (31318413 bytes) on disk.



  • Удалить Skype.exe (194.57 KB)
  • SkypeBrowserHost.exe (273.09 KB)
  • Skype.exe (29.11 MB)
  • Updater.exe (307.63 KB)
If you're planning to uninstall Skype you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName.S\Application Data\Macromedia\Flash Player\#SharedObjects\HCDPKUJN\skype.com
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName.S\Application Data\Macromedia\Flash Player\macromedia.com\support\flashplayer\sys\#skype.com
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName.S\Application Data\Skype
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName.S\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\IndexedDB\https_www.skype.com_0.indexeddb.leveldb

Usually, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName.S\Application Data\Macromedia\Flash Player\#SharedObjects\HCDPKUJN\skype.com\#ui\preferences.sol
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName.S\Application Data\Macromedia\Flash Player\macromedia.com\support\flashplayer\sys\#skype.com\settings.sol
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName.S\Application Data\Skype\DataRv\offline-storage.data
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName.S\Application Data\Skype\DataRv\offline-storage-ecs.data
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName.S\Application Data\Skype\dns.ldb
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName.S\Application Data\Skype\My Skype Received Files\20160304_145726.mp4
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName.S\Application Data\Skype\My Skype Received Files\IMG_01012018_185252_0.png
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  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName.S\Application Data\Skype\olga567631\bistats.db
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName.S\Application Data\Skype\olga567631\bistats.lock
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName.S\Application Data\Skype\olga567631\chatsync\08\08d04529e53cc65e.dat
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName.S\Application Data\Skype\olga567631\chatsync\15\159572459b453b24.dat
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName.S\Application Data\Skype\olga567631\chatsync\16\16289eec8fe568e7.dat
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName.S\Application Data\Skype\olga567631\chatsync\56\56aa4e7ea3a8b741.dat
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName.S\Application Data\Skype\olga567631\chatsync\63\6370ce6400506d33.dat
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName.S\Application Data\Skype\olga567631\chatsync\88\880da98aa249b6f3.dat
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName.S\Application Data\Skype\olga567631\chatsync\ab\abe01671f1de3686.dat
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName.S\Application Data\Skype\olga567631\chatsync\ba\ba50dcd452af98ef.dat

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PROTOCOLS\Handler\skype4com
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\IM Providers\Skype
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\WPPMediaPerApp\Skype
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Skype
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\ESENT\Process\Skype
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Skype
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Skype

Open regedit.exe to remove the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Documents and Settings\All Users.WINDOWS\Application Data\Skype\Apps\


A way to uninstall Skype from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

 Frequently, computer users choose to erase it. This can be efortful because performing this manually requires some skill related to Windows program uninstallation. One of the best EASY approach to erase Skype is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your computer.



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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of utilities.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Click on the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications existing on your computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find Skype or simply click the Search field and type in "Skype". If it exists on your system the Skype application will be found very quickly. Notice that when you select Skype in the list of applications, the following data about the application is available to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have about Skype, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. Confirm the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Skype.
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8. After uninstalling Skype, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong Skype that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Skype with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

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2015-01-16 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-01-16 14:05:35.130