Disabling Skype on Windows 7 startup

Welcome to the Skype community. To get started please read our short welcome post. Thanks!
Reply

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
Novel Tourist
Kudos: 0
Posts: 1
Registered: 10-04-2012
Message 1 of 2 (27,806 Views)

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...

ruwim
Community Ambassador
Community Ambassador icon
Kudos: 7400
Posts: 36784
Registered: 27-06-2011
Message 2 of 2 (27,804 Views)
Reply

© 2014 Skype and/or Microsoft. The Skype name, associated trade marks and logos and the "S" logo are trade marks of Skype or related entities. Use of this website constitutes acceptance of the Terms of Use and Privacy and Cookie policy.

No emergency calls with Skype
Skype is not a replacement for your telephone and can't be used for emergency calling