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Skype Startup on the Windows 7

Just wondering, how do I prevent Skype from starting with my Windows 7 computer on boot?

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BravoTwentyOne
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Click on Tools > Options > General settings and uncheck "Start Skype when I start Windows."




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Thanks, but when I open Tools in Skype, there is no Options. Any Idea what I am doing wrong?
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How about the back door Call > Audio Settings > General settings (Uncheck "Start Skype when I start Windows")

 

What version of skype are you running? Skype > Help > About

 

And just to try it:

Stop running Skype > Start > Run > %appdata%\skype > Delete Shared.xml (Alt Shared) > Start Skype

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Thanks, that did it.

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Glad I could help

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BravoTwentyOne wrote:

Just wondering, how do I prevent Skype from starting with my Windows 7 computer on boot?


 

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keep getting a massage-Skype can not connect...

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Manually editing your system settings can cause Skype to crash. Undo changes you made before Skype stopped connecting.

 

Stop running Skype > Start > Run > %appdata%\skype > Delete Shared.xml (Alt Shared) > Start Skype

 

Check and update your firewall settings.

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I didn't see options either.  But I do once I'm logged into skype.

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