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A guide to uninstall Skype™ 6.0 from your PC

This page is about Skype™ 6.0 for Windows. Below you can find details on how to remove it from your computer. It is produced by Skype Technologies S.A.. Check out here where you can find out more on Skype Technologies S.A.. More information about Skype™ 6.0 can be found at . The application is usually placed in the C:\Program Files\Skype folder (same installation drive as Windows). The full command line for removing Skype™ 6.0 is MsiExec.exe /X{EA17F4FC-FDBF-4CF8-A529-2D983132D053}. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might be prompted for admin rights. Skype.exe is the programs's main file and it takes approximately 17.06 MB (17884848 bytes) on disk.

Skype™ 6.0 is composed of the following executables which take 17.30 MB (18139168 bytes) on disk:

  • Skype.exe (17.06 MB)
  • SkypeIEPluginBroker.exe (91.19 KB)
  • Updater.exe (157.17 KB)

This web page is about Skype™ 6.0 version 6.0.120 only. For more Skype™ 6.0 versions please click below:

Some files and registry entries are regularly left behind when you uninstall Skype™ 6.0.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\desktop.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\third-party_attributions.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Updater\Updater.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Updater\Updater.exe
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{EA17F4FC-FDBF-4CF8-A529-2D983132D053}\SkypeIcon.exe

Usually the following registry keys will not be cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\CF4F71AEFBDF8FC45A92D28913230D35
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{EA17F4FC-FDBF-4CF8-A529-2D983132D053}

Open regedit.exe in order to remove the following values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\CF4F71AEFBDF8FC45A92D28913230D35\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SkypeUpdate\ImagePath

How to uninstall Skype™ 6.0 with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Skype™ 6.0 is an application by Skype Technologies S.A.. Sometimes, users try to remove it. Sometimes this can be hard because uninstalling this manually requires some knowledge regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best SIMPLE way to remove Skype™ 6.0 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 system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your system.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows tool.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications installed on your PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Skype™ 6.0 or simply activate the Search field and type in "Skype™ 6.0". If it exists on your system the Skype™ 6.0 program will be found very quickly. After you click Skype™ 6.0 in the list of applications, the following information about the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about Skype™ 6.0, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Skype™ 6.0:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{EA17F4FC-FDBF-4CF8-A529-2D983132D053}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. accept the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Skype™ 6.0.
Uninstall Skype™ 6.0

8. After uninstalling Skype™ 6.0, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong Skype™ 6.0 which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing Skype™ 6.0 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.

Geographical user distribution

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


This page is not a recommendation to uninstall Skype™ 6.0 by Skype Technologies S.A. from your computer, we are not saying that Skype™ 6.0 by Skype Technologies S.A. is not a good application for your computer. This text simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall Skype™ 6.0 supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-24 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-24 08:41:05.270