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Skype startup page always maximized

I need help to get the Skype page to minimize auto... on startup windows 7 32bit.

 

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try entering this in the run command (or create a shortcut);

 

C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe /minimized

 

just change C if you installed Skype in a different drive.

 




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seuqcaj wrote:

get the Skype page to minimize auto on startup windows 7 32bit.


On Windows 7 (unlike on XP and Vista) the initial state of minimization can get lost after autologin. Not only Skype Home, but also the Main window pop up. In order to keep the main window minimized, you have to use the additional switch /legacylogin, as revealed by TheUberOverLord. So the run command or shortcut or registry entry have to look like

C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe /minimized /legacylogin

 

 

A separate issue is how to keep the Skype Home window closed. Options:
community.skype.com/t5/Windows/I-want-Skype-minimized-on-startup/m-p/46984#M5135

 



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BTW, I just tried this command for my situation, added it as an icon to Windows Start Menu Startup, with the /minimzed /legacylogin switches, and still Skype was fully open. Why can't the developer's just tweak the General Settings and let people choose exactly how they want Skype to start up?
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I agree. I've tried ""C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\" /minimized /legacylogin", but it simply doesn't work on Win 7-64!
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helmer_aslaksen wrote:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\" /minimized /legacylogin" doesn't work on Win 7-64

it has to be complete:

%programfiles(x86)%\Skype\phone\skype.exe /minimized /legacylogin 

 

or you try the most recent subversion .115

 

 



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I right click the icon in the taskbar, choose properties, select %programfiles(x86)%\Skype\phone\skype.exe /minimized /legacylogin in sthortcut -> target, but still get a maximized window in Windows 7-64. :sad:

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