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Something is changing my updates 10 mins after I changed it.

I have no idea what's going on, but it seems that skype changes my update 10 mins after I changed it myself.
Am i hacked or something? I changed my password, that didn't help.

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TehFlipp0

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Try turning off the inactivity checking Settings

 

In Skype, Click Tools >> Options >> General settings >> Untick "Show me as Away when I've been inactive  for .... minutes

 

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MrAngelFlip wrote:

it seems that skype changes my update 10 mins after I changed it myself


are you actually referring to your online status?

 

if so, is it changing as you continue to use you computer or just when it sits idle?

 

@Tamim -- if user status is manually set to something other than Online, then normally it stays that way until the user sets it to something else (notwithstanding the possible effect of another signed in instance of the same user), and the Away timer setting in Options has no effect until the status is manually set back to Online

 

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nono, you guys dont understand what I mean. It's the text you can type as your... I dont know what its called.
Its the input field that says "Tell your friends what you're up to".
Maybe that will make things more clear

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MrAngelFlip wrote:

nono, you guys dont understand what I mean. It's the text you can type as your... I dont know what its called.
Its the input field that says "Tell your friends what you're up to".
Maybe that will make things more clear


Try rename the keyval.db file used by Skype

 

Exit Skype : From the system tray >> right click on the skype icon and click "Quit Skype"

 

Click Start >> Run Type: %appdata% Rename file "keyval.db" to "Old_keyval.db"

 

Re-run Skype

 

 

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Renaming the keyval.db file will only delete all the old mood messages from the Skype home page, nothing else.

 

If the mood messages (“Tell your friends what you're up to”) are changed without user’s interaction, then this really might be that someone else has access to your Skype account or that there is a 3rd party program installed that is acting like this.

 

In Skype open Tools -> Options -> Advanced settings. At the bottom of this screen you should see a menu item saying “Manage other programs access to Skype”. Click on this menu. Do you see any applications listed there?

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Ah, renaming the db file worked. But there was nothing in that list tho.
Anyways,
Thanks for the help ^^

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you are very welcome and thanks for the feedback.

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I have a status mood message entered that I definitely did not make myself. It says it was changed 17 days ago, which ironically coincides with the approximate time when I was having trouble signing in, as Skype said I was already signed in on this computer.

 

Anyway, I do have something listed in that box listing other programs' access to Skype. It is the Bluetooth icon, and next to that,  Name : BtvStack.exe

                           Publisher : Qualcomm Atheros

                           Allowed to use Skype

                           C:\Program Files (x86)\Qualcomm Atheros\ Bl.....

 

And that's all I can read.  There is an option to disconnect the above. And also the options to change or remove to the right. Could this be behind the mysteriously changed mood message?

                           

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kataltay wrote:

I have a status mood message entered that I definitely did not make myself. It says it was changed 17 days ago, which ironically coincides with the approximate time when I was having trouble signing in, as Skype said I was already signed in on this computer.

 

Anyway, I do have something listed in that box listing other programs' access to Skype. It is the Bluetooth icon, and next to that,  Name : BtvStack.exe

                           Publisher : Qualcomm Atheros

                           Allowed to use Skype

                           C:\Program Files (x86)\Qualcomm Atheros\ Bl.....

 

And that's all I can read.  There is an option to disconnect the above. And also the options to change or remove to the right. Could this be behind the mysteriously changed mood message?

                           


See this:

 

http://community.skype.com/t5/The-Skype-Lounge/What-is-BtvStack-exe/m-p/636801#M61274

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