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Windows 7: Skype starts even though it is not in the Startup folder

30 Sep 2015   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
Skype starts even though it is not in the Startup folder

My "Startup" folder is empty so why is Skype starting every time I reboot? How can I fix this problem?

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01 Oct 2015   #2

W7 Pro SP1 64bit

Sign into Skype.

Select Tools > Options:

Skype starts even though it is not in the Startup folder-1.png

Remove the check from this option:

Skype starts even though it is not in the Startup folder-2.png

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02 Oct 2015   #3

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit

I fixed it by uninstalling Skype LOL.
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