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How to uninstall Skype version 8.16 from your PC

This web page is about Skype version 8.16 for Windows. Here you can find details on how to remove it from your PC. It was created for Windows by Skype Technologies S.A.. You can find out more on Skype Technologies S.A. or check for application updates here. You can get more details related to Skype version 8.16 at . The program is frequently found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop folder (same installation drive as Windows). C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\unins000.exe is the full command line if you want to remove Skype version 8.16. The program's main executable file is called Skype.exe and its approximative size is 56.18 MB (58913224 bytes).

The executables below are part of Skype version 8.16. They occupy an average of 57.59 MB (60382600 bytes) on disk.



  • Skype.exe (56.18 MB)
  • unins000.exe (1.40 MB)


The current page applies to Skype version 8.16 version 8.16 only. Following the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the computer. Part_A few of these are listed below.

Folders that were left behind:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop

The files below are left behind on your disk by Skype version 8.16's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-core-console-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-core-datetime-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-core-debug-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-core-errorhandling-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-core-file-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-core-file-l2-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-core-handle-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-core-heap-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-core-interlocked-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-core-libraryloader-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-core-localization-l1-2-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-core-memory-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-core-namedpipe-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-core-processenvironment-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-core-processthreads-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-core-processthreads-l1-1-1.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-core-profile-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-core-rtlsupport-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-core-string-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-core-synch-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-core-synch-l1-2-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-core-sysinfo-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-core-timezone-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-core-util-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-crt-conio-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-crt-convert-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-crt-environment-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-crt-filesystem-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-crt-heap-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-crt-locale-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-crt-math-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-crt-multibyte-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-crt-private-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-crt-process-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-crt-stdio-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-crt-string-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-crt-time-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\api-ms-win-crt-utility-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\d3dcompiler_47.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\ffmpeg.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\libEGL.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\libGLESv2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\msvcp140.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\node.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Skype.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\ucrtbase.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\unins000.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\vcruntime140.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.leveldb\LOG.old
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\skylib\DataRv\offline-storage.data
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\skylib\shared.lck
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\skylib\UserName-ramos\config.lck
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Skype-Setup.exe

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\skype
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\WPPMediaPerApp\Skype
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\skype
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Skype_is1

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppModel\Repository\Packages\microsoft.windowscommunicationsapps_17.5.9600.20911_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe\Microsoft.WindowsLive.People\Capabilities\URLAssociations\profile-skype-com


A way to erase Skype version 8.16 from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Skype version 8.16 is an application by Skype Technologies S.A.. Some people decide to erase this program. Sometimes this is difficult because deleting this manually requires some knowledge related to Windows program uninstallation. One of the best EASY action to erase Skype version 8.16 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, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general tool to optimize your Windows PC.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system optimizer.

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


4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the programs existing on the PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Skype version 8.16 or simply activate the Search field and type in "Skype version 8.16". If it exists on your system the Skype version 8.16 app will be found automatically. Notice that when you select Skype version 8.16 in the list of applications, the following data about the program is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other people have about Skype version 8.16, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Skype version 8.16:


  • The web site of the application is: http://www.skype.com/
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\unins000.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. Confirm the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Skype version 8.16.
Uninstall Skype version 8.16


8. After uninstalling Skype version 8.16, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong Skype version 8.16 that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Skype version 8.16 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.

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Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall Skype version 8.16 by Skype Technologies S.A. from your PC, nor are we saying that Skype version 8.16 by Skype Technologies S.A. is not a good application for your computer. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Skype version 8.16 in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2018-02-12 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-02-12 14:34:38.107