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Should I remove Skype Click to Call?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #39
United States Rank #65
Reach 9.1349%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)


VersionDistribution 9.58% 0.00% 7.57% 1.08% 8.06% 8.71% 14.89%
7.3.16540.9015 35.59%
7.2.15747.10003 9.65%
7.1.15383.6004 3.08%
7.0.14735.1561 1.78%

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Skype Click to Call


Skype Click to Call is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 7.3.16540.9015, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named javaws.exe. The setup package generally installs about 322 files and is usually about 10.06 MB (10,551,296 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 39% of users of Skype Click to Call come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.skype.com/category/SKYPE_CALLS_FROM_BROWSERS
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\skype\toolbars\shared
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{BB285C9F-C821-4770-8970-56C4AB52C87E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 10.06 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Skype Click to Call

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) Platform SE 8 U131
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jre1.8.0_111\bin\javaws.exe
Additional files:
  • skypebrowseroptions.dll - Skype Click to Call (Skype plug-in settings dialog)
  • skypepnr.dll - Skype Phone Number Recognizer

How do I remove Skype Click to Call?

You can uninstall Skype Click to Call 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 Skype Click to Call, 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 Skype Click to Call.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.61%
Windows 10 45.34%
Windows XP 0.05%
Windows Vista 0.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.28%
Windows 10 Home 15.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.67%
Windows 8.1 11.70%
Windows 7 Professional 10.25%
Windows 10 Pro 5.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.54% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.54%
  Germany 6.21%
  United Kingdom 5.77%
  Italy 4.79%
  France 4.05%
  Canada 3.76%
  Brazil 2.36%
  Australia 2.29%
  India 1.80%
  Netherlands 1.62%
  Spain 1.27%
  Sweden 1.17%
  Russia 1.10%
  Belgium 0.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.55%
Acer 18.05%
Dell 17.09%
ASUS 12.60%
Toshiba 8.40%
Lenovo 6.29%
Samsung 4.54%
Medion 0.84%
Intel 0.68%
MSI 0.68%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.97%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.27%
ASUS All Series 4.69%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.79%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.68%
HP 15 Notebook PC 3.32%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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