Disabling Skype on Windows 7 startup

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Disabling Skype on Windows 7 startup

How do i stop skype from running on startup? I have already tried going to the options in skype and unchecking the box, but it still runs. I have also tried unchecking it from "msconfig" but it is not even there. 

How do i do it???

 

Also when i am in skype and want to quit it all i can do is close the window but not the program or sign out which just brings up the sign in windows which i also cannot shut. So how can i fix that also?

 

Thanks

darrengordon95
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Re: Disabling Skype on Windows 7 startup

You may download and install the Autoruns application:

 

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb​963902

 

Using Autoruns you may be able to find what program is causing Skype to start on bootup.

 

See also this:

 

http://community.skype.com/t5/Windows/How-to-disable-skype-from-starting-up-automatically-with-windo...

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