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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #7,922
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.99 days
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Average installed length: 201.38 days


0.9.6 100.00%

SkypeTalking 0.9.6

What is SkypeTalking?  (from Hrvoje Katić)

SkypeTalking is the accessibility plugin for the Skype Internet telefony service. It uses Skype API and your screen reader's API to provide access to Skype. It reads incoming/outgoing Skype alerts, such as online statuses, incoming calls, file transfers and incoming/outgoing chat messages by using Skype API and your fa...  Read more


SkypeTalking 0.9.6 is a software program developed by Hrvoje Katić. 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 setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 13.66 MB (14,326,012 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 74% of users of SkypeTalking come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: skypetalking.googlecode.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SkypeTalking\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\SkypeTalking\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 13.66 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SkypeTalking 0.9.6

  • SkypeTalking.exe - SkypeTalking (Provides access to Skype using speech and refreshable braille)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • gdiplus.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft GDI+
  • msvcp90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcr90.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • python27.dll (by Python Software Foundation) - Python (Python Core)
  • pythoncom27.dll - PyWin32
  • pywintypes27.dll
  • wxbase291u_net_vc.dll (by wxWidgets development team) - wxWidgets (wxWidgets for MSW)
  • wxbase291u_vc.dll (by wxWidgets development team)
  • wxmsw291u_adv_vc.dll
  • wxmsw291u_core_vc.dll
  • wxmsw291u_html_vc.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SkypeTalking.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5BBDFEA1-3CE5-40BE-8612-57981533B694}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove SkypeTalking?

You can uninstall SkypeTalking 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 SkypeTalking 0.9.6, 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 SkypeTalking.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 8.1 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.86%
Windows 10 32.68%
Windows Vista 5.91%
Windows XP 2.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.87%
Windows 8.1 12.50%
Windows 8 9.33%
Windows 7 Professional 8.13%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.35%
Windows 10 Home 5.75%

Distribution by countryGeography

73.88% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 73.88%
  Canada 5.20%
  United Kingdom 4.92%
  India 3.79%
  France 1.83%
  Australia 1.12%
  Netherlands 0.98%
  Germany 0.70%
  South Africa 0.70%
  Brazil 0.56%
  Chile 0.56%
  Italy 0.56%
  Argentina 0.42%
  Ireland 0.42%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.23%
Dell 23.77%
Toshiba 16.02%
Acer 14.21%
ASUS 7.49%
Samsung 3.10%
Lenovo 2.58%
Alienware 0.52%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 5.96%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.68%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.40%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.98%
Gateway NE56R 2.98%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855D 2.98%


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