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1% remove it99% keep it
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Skype Widget

What is Skype Widget?

An Opera Widget is a small stand-alone application that runs on the desktop in the context of the Opera web browser.


Skype Widget is a program developed by Opera Widgets. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is Skype Widget.exe. The software installer includes 1 files and is usually about 970.61 KB (993,903 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 70% of users of Skype Widget come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: widgets.opera.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Skype Widget
Uninstaller: wscript "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Skype Widget\uninstall.vbs"
Estimated size: 970.61 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Skype Widget

Program executable:Skype Widget.exe
Name:Opera Internet Browser
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Skype Widget\Skype Widget.exe
  • Skype Widget.exe - Opera Internet Browser

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Skype Widget.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EB872771-24C7-40B1-94C8-E6C0BDD5E1E0}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Skype Widget.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Opera\opera.exe'.

How do I remove Skype Widget?

Quickly and completely remove Skype Widget from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Skype Widget 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 Skype Widget, 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 Skype Widget.

Win 7 (SP1) 40%
Win XP 20%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 40.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.00%
  Germany 10.00%
  Italy 10.00%
  LY 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Toshiba 25.00%
Medion 25.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A300 25.00%
MEDION WIM2190 25.00%
HP-Pavilion KJ165AA-ABA m... 25.00%
Gigabyte GA-MA785GM-US2H 25.00%

About Opera Widgets

Opera Widgets are small standalone applications sitting on the desktop that use the browser's rendering engine.
Publisher URL: widgets.opera.com


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