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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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1.1.246 92.86%
1.1.241 7.14%

Skype Plugin Manager

What is Skype Plugin Manager?

Skype features a Plug-in Manager, a program that can be used to expand Skype features with third-party plug-in programs. The Skype plugin lets users add a Skype contact button that shows the user's online status.

About  (from Skype Technologies)

Extending Skype functionality into popular computer applications brings simple communication and collaboration to our customers. Skype toolbars can be used to streamline the editing or approval process. If a user receives an email about a collaborative project, that user can see the online status of their colleagues an...  Read more


The most used version is 1.1.246, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is skypepm.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 2.88 MB (3,020,288 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.skype.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\skype\plugin manager\mls
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{3D5E5C0A-5B36-4F98-99A7-287F7DBDCE03}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.88 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Skype Plugin Manager

Program executable:skypepm.exe
Skype Extras Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\skype\plugin manager\skypepm.exe
Additional files:
  • ezpmutils.dll (by EasyBits Software) - Skype Extras Manager Utilites
  • spmservices.dll (by EasyBits Software)

How do I remove Skype Plugin Manager?

You can uninstall Skype Plugin Manager 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 Plugin Manager, 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 Plugin Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 92%
Win XP 8%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 92.31%
Windows XP 7.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.15%
Windows 7 Professional 30.77%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.18%
  Canada 11.76%
  Brazil 5.88%
  TN 5.88%
  Uruguay 5.88%
  Venezuela 5.88%
  Portugal 5.88%
  Romania 5.88%
  Italy 5.88%
  Peru 5.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 22.22%
Hewlett-Packard 22.22%
Lenovo 22.22%
Acer 11.11%
Sony 11.11%
Toshiba 11.11%
Common models
ECS H77H2-EM 11.11%
Hewlett-Packard D5468AT-A... 11.11%
ASUSTeK K52Jr 11.11%
Sony VPCF215FD 11.11%
LENOVO 68852BU 11.11%
LENOVO 5536P15 11.11%

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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