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13% remove it87% keep it
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Skype Toolbar for Microsoft Office

What is Skype Toolbar for Microsoft Office?

Once installed, the Skype Office Toolbar is available in a separate menu at the top of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

About  (from Skype Limited)

The Skype Office Toolbar is not available for download any more, but if you’ve already installed it, you can continue to use it. The Skype Office Toolbar allows you to make Skype calls and send the files you are currently working on to other people using Skype. Skype-to-Skype calls made using the Skype Office toolbars...  Read more


Skype Toolbar for Microsoft Office is a software program developed by Skype Limited. The most common release is "", with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 7.24 MB (7,589,064 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 43% of users of Skype Toolbar for Microsoft Office come from the United States, it is also popular in Greece and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.skype.com/en/faq/FA10971/what-is-the-skype-office-toolbar-and-how-does-it-work
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Skype\toolbars\Skype for Microsoft Office\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Skype\toolbars\Skype for Microsoft Office\unins002.exe"
Estimated size: 7.24 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Skype Toolbar for Microsoft Office

  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)

How do I remove Skype Toolbar for Microsoft Office?

You can uninstall Skype Toolbar for Microsoft Office 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 Toolbar for Microsoft Office, 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 Toolbar for Microsoft Office.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win Vista (SP2) 5%
Uninstall it 13%
Keep it 87%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.29%
Windows 10 21.43%
Windows XP 9.52%
Windows Vista 4.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.48%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.52%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.52%
Windows 10 Home 7.14%
Windows 8 Pro 4.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.59% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.59%
  Greece 7.41%
  Germany 7.41%
  Italy 5.56%
  Philippines 3.70%
  Spain 3.70%
  Canada 3.70%
  United Kingdom 3.70%
  Kazakstan 1.85%
  Brazil 1.85%
  Colombia 1.85%
  Belgium 1.85%
  Costa Rica 1.85%
  India 1.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Acer 19.44%
ASUS 13.89%
Toshiba 8.33%
Sony 8.33%
Medion 8.33%
Dell 2.78%
Samsung 2.78%
Lenovo 2.78%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.13%
HP G71 Notebook PC 5.13%
Acer Aspire 5742 5.13%
Acer Aspire 5740 2.56%
Acer Aspire 5735 2.56%
Acer Aspire 5732Z 2.56%


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