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Delete User Info

I've had several people use the skype on my Mac (I'm running Lion) to go on their accounts.  Is there anyway to delete their screen name from showing up on my Skype at login?

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 Here's how to delete user name from Skype list in Mac OSx Lion.  

 

 

In the "Terminal" just type:

 

defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles TRUE

 

followed by the command

 

killall Finder

 

Then you can see again the skype profiles in the folder User/Local User Name/Library/Application Support/Skype/.  Delelte whichever name (folder).

 

To set the Finder settings back just execute those same commands above, but switch that TRUE to FALSE. 

 

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BrianZFL
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acces the dropdown list of ids using down arrow key. press delete button, the highlighted id will get deleted.

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yeah that didn't work, there's got to be a way to do this.  I even uninstalled and reinstalled it.  There's got to be another Mac-Lion user out there that knows

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not sure if the same applies to Mac Lion, but here is the general instruction for Mac;

 

http://community.skype.com/t5/Welcome-Getting-Started/removing-name-options-at-signin/m-p/36598/mess...

 

 



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THis doesn't seem to work for lion :sad:
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 Here's how to delete user name from Skype list in Mac OSx Lion.  

 

 

In the "Terminal" just type:

 

defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles TRUE

 

followed by the command

 

killall Finder

 

Then you can see again the skype profiles in the folder User/Local User Name/Library/Application Support/Skype/.  Delelte whichever name (folder).

 

To set the Finder settings back just execute those same commands above, but switch that TRUE to FALSE. 

 

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BrianZFL
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it's not working for me. it's giving me a msg command doesn't exist. 

what am i doing wrong? pls help :happy:

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Get to Terminal

Type this: defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles TRUE

Hit Enter

Then type: killall Finder

Then hit enter

Then in Finder: you can see again the skype profiles in the folder User/Local User Name/Library/Application Support/Skype/. Delete whichever name (folder).

If you want to hide those folders again:
Get to Terminal

Type: defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles FALSE

Then hit enter
Then type: killall Finder

Then hit enter

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I've had several people use the skype on my laptop which is having window 7 to go on their accounts.  Is there anyway to delete their screen name from showing up on my Skype at login?

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hasananne wrote:

I've had several people use the skype on my laptop which is having window 7 to go on their accounts.  Is there anyway to delete their screen name from showing up on my Skype at login?


YIf you're running Windows 7, post your question in the Windows forum, rather than here in the Mac world, for an answer.   http://community.skype.com/t5/Windows/bd-p/Windows



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