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Should I remove Click to Call with Skype?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
53% remove it47% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,078
United States Rank #3,868
Reach 0.1321%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.37 days
600.93 days >
Average installed length: 315.74 days


5.6.8153 71.34%
5.5.8013 28.66%

Click to Call with Skype

What is Click to Call with Skype?

The plug-in automatically highlights Skype Names and numbers wherever they appear on the web, and lets you call them with one click through your Skype account.

About  (from Skype Technologies)

Stop wasting time retyping numbers from the web into your mobile phone or landline. You can now switch between browsing the internet and making calls with just one click. Skype Click to Call is a really easy way for you to make calls to Skype Names and numbers on websites, with just one click. Skype Click to Call used ...  Read more


The most used version is 5.6.8153, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. In the Google Chrome browser, it will add an extension. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 6.42 MB (6,733,824 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.skype.com
Help link: support.skype.com/category/SKYPE_TOOLBARS
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\skype\toolbars\skype for chromium
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{B6CF2967-C81E-40C0-9815-C05774FEF120}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.42 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Click to Call with Skype

  • msiexecwatcher.exe
  • skype_chrome_extension.crx

How do I remove Click to Call with Skype?

You can uninstall Click to Call with Skype 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Click to Call with Skype, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Click to Call with Skype.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Click to Call with Skype you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 53%
Keep it 47%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.24%
Windows Vista 14.29%
Windows XP 10.29%
Windows 10 5.15%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.37%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.24%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.95%
Windows 7 Professional 7.63%
Windows 10 Home 2.83%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.04% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.04%
  France 5.16%
  Germany 5.04%
  United Kingdom 3.99%
  Canada 3.49%
  Australia 1.98%
  Brazil 1.92%
  Italy 1.92%
  India 1.82%
  Belgium 1.51%
  Iran 1.51%
  Netherlands 1.45%
  Spain 1.14%
  Sweden 1.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.49%
Dell 26.43%
Acer 17.95%
Toshiba 9.30%
ASUS 7.36%
Samsung 2.30%
Lenovo 2.24%
Sahara 1.59%
Intel 1.18%
American Megatrends 0.88%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.71%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.58%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.94%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.38%
Dell Inspiron N5010 3.12%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 2.47%

About Skype Technologies

Skype (now a Microsoft company) developes and operates the VoIP software and service Skype which was released as a simple computer-to-computer, or computer-to-telephone program.
Publisher URL: www.skype.com


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