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Two separate accounts on one computer

I have a skype account. I have just inherited my father-in-laws PC and want to use it when in this country. There is skype on the machine but I want to put my account on it, not his.Because of his demise I am not able to know his password to change anything. Any information would be gratefully received

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Re: Two separate accounts on one computer

To delete your father-in-law's account:


Quit Skype.  Hold the Windows key and type r.  In the box that comes up type %appdata%\Skype <enter>


Find and delete the folder with the Skype name you want to remove.


Re-start Skype.



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I only try that but no happen this skype was connect with my facebook but my facebook and the face book of my friend combined

EDIT : title/message case changed.

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