Skype starts up when i turn on my PC

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Skype starts up when i turn on my PC

Hello people,

 

I have a question.

When I start up my computer, skype automatically opens (and starts up, not logging in, I get the login interface)

 

How do I disable this? I don't want skype to start up when I turn my computer on.

There's not a box to (un)check so i can disable it.

 

Can anybody please help me?

 

Greetings

ruwim
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Yes. There is such a box.

 

Go to Tools -> Options -> General settings. Uncheck the option "Start Skype when I start Windows". Save and Quit Skype. Re-start your computer.

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Dutch_Rick
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Open the Skype options (Last item in the "Tools" menu).
On the first page uncheck "[ ] Start Skype when I start Windows"

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Yes. There is such a box.

 

Go to Tools -> Options -> General settings. Uncheck the option "Start Skype when I start Windows". Save and Quit Skype. Re-start your computer.

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Where can I find the 'tools' button? I don't see such a button.

Neither on the login screen or when im logged in.

 

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never mind, found it!

 

thank you

 

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I am trying to do the same thing that you were and stop Skype from opening when my computer starts up. I found tools, found options, found general, but there is nothing that gives me the option to stop Skype from opening. I don't know what to do!

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ninjennessa wrote:

I am trying to do the same thing that you were and stop Skype from opening when my computer starts up. I found tools, found options, found general, but there is nothing that gives me the option to stop Skype from opening. I don't know what to do!


Can you see the option "Start Skype when I start Windows" in the General settings?

 

GeneralSettings.jpg

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advise doesn't help, & there's no "save" button.

realy bothering that Skype rules over one's PC!

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olecarlsen wrote:

advise doesn't help, & there's no "save" button.

realy bothering that Skype rules over one's PC!


What do you see when you go to Tools -> Options -> General settings? make a screenshot and post it here.

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I was having the same issue - couldn't find the right "tools > options" page - then I realized it was because I had not yet signed in. Once I signed in I could find the right screen and uncheck the box.

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