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How to uninstall Skype from your system

You can find below detailed information on how to remove Skype for Windows. It is made by Go over here where you can find out more on Further information about Skype can be seen at . The application is often located in the C:\Program Files\Skype\Skype for Desktop directory. Keep in mind that this path can differ being determined by the user's preference. You can remove Skype by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files\Skype\Skype for Desktop\unins000.exe. Note that you might be prompted for admin rights. Skype.exe is the Skype's primary executable file and it occupies about 51.16 MB (53646696 bytes) on disk.

The executables below are part of Skype They occupy about 52.06 MB (54591325 bytes) on disk.

  • Skype.exe (51.16 MB)
  • unins000.exe (922.49 KB)

This info is about Skype version alone.

How to uninstall Skype from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Skype is an application by the software company Sometimes, people try to erase it. This can be hard because deleting this by hand takes some advanced knowledge related to removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best SIMPLE action to erase Skype is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

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


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good program.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Navigate 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 program will be found automatically. Notice that after you click Skype in the list of applications, the following information regarding the program is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding Skype, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you are about to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Skype

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\Skype\Skype for Desktop\unins000.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. Confirm the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Skype
Uninstall Skype

8. After removing Skype, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong Skype which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Skype with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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


The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall Skype by from your computer, nor are we saying that Skype by is not a good application for your PC. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Skype supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2019-05-24 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2019-05-24 18:46:00.010