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Should I remove Athtek Skype Recorder?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #34,910
United States Rank #28,184
Reach 0.0037%


VersionDistribution 21.15%
5.9.5 5.77%
5.9 7.69%
5.5 3.85%
5.1 1.92%
4.5 59.62%

Athtek Skype Recorder


Athtek Skype Recorder is a program developed by AthTek Software. The most used version is 4.5, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is SkypeRecorder.exe. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 2.6 MB (2,726,400 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 50% of users of Athtek Skype Recorder come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.skype-record.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Athtek\Athtek Skype Recorder\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{667755E2-16CB-4E04-805B-26A6E1102B1C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.6 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Athtek Skype Recorder

Program executable:SkypeRecorder.exe
Name:RSkype Recorder
Record Skype calls and do more
Additional files:
  • libgain.dll - LibGain for NewAC (Library to calculate the replay gain)
  • SkypeRecorder.exe (by http://www.skype-record.com) - RSkype Recorder (Record Skype calls and do more)
  • accsky.dll (by Skype Technologies) - Skype4COM (Skype for COM API)
  • encsky.dll
  • lame_enc.dll
  • libFLAC.dll
  • ogg.dll
  • Repair.exe (by RSkype) - Repair RSkype Record
  • vorbis.dll
  • vorbisenc.dll
  • vorbisfile.dll
  • xvidcore.dll
  • xvidvfw.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SkypeRecorder.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9237C156-F444-4E12-AA73-FBA1932D59E2}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • SkypeRecorder.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SkypeRecorder' and executes as C:\Program Files\Athtek\Athtek Skype Recorder\SkypeRecorder.exe.

How do I remove Athtek Skype Recorder?

Quickly and completely remove Athtek Skype Recorder from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Athtek Skype Recorder from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Athtek Skype Recorder, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Athtek Skype Recorder.

Win 7 (SP1) 77%
Win Vista (SP2) 4%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 82.69%
Windows 8 7.69%
Windows XP 5.77%
Windows Vista 3.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.08%
Windows 7 Professional 19.23%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.77%
Windows 8 Pro 3.85%
Windows 8 Single Language 1.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Germany 9.38%
  Australia 4.69%
  Philippines 3.13%
  Romania 3.13%
  Hungary 3.13%
  MA 1.56%
  Belgium 1.56%
  France 1.56%
  Norway 1.56%
  Finland 1.56%
  Russia 1.56%
  India 1.56%
  DZ 1.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.39%
Dell 19.51%
Acer 19.51%
Toshiba 7.32%
Sony 4.88%
Medion 4.88%
Lenovo 4.88%
Samsung 2.44%
American Megatrends 2.44%
ASUS 2.44%
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Acer Aspire 7741 2.22%


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