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  1. #1


    Posts : 27
    windows

    Skype


    Hi, I have windows 8.1 on my desktop and laptop, once a day I get skype stopped responding and was closed messages in action center, event log report wwahost hang.
    I never actually use skype, however, if I launch it it works fine?
    Anyway I can disable this un-needed buggy bloat?
    cheers

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  2. #2


    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise


    if you don't use it you can uninstall it ,just to start/apps and right click the Skype icon and choose uninstall it ,I just did ,I didn't even know it was installed
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  3. #3


    Posts : 27
    windows


    Well spotted! I thought it was part of the operating system. thanks
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  4. #4


    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise


    it now come with windows,[they bought it awhile back ] it replaces windows messenger ,but as we have found out its removable ,happy computing
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