How do I stop Skype from starting automatically?
A simple 5 step guide for solving this common Skype problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman
Open Skype and log in to your account.
Select "Tools," and then "Options" to open the Options dialog box.
Click the "General Settings" tab.
Click the check box next to "Start Skype when I start Windows" to remove the check.
Click "Save" to save your settings and close the dialog box. Skype will not start when you boot your computer.
BenF3 years ago
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