Friday, July 29, 2011

How to uninstall Skype extension from browsers

Skype plug-in extension is automatically install when users setup the Skype application on their computers. However due to its active processes highlighting phone numbers when users browsing websites, it often becomes unresponsive and freeze the browser. This can be very irritating when it happens very frequent.

Uninstalling the Skype plug-in extension is the best solutions to overcome this problem, since it does not do any gain other than just highlighting phone numbers.



How to Uninstall the Skype Plug-in Extension in Google Chrome:

1. Right Click on the Skype Icon and Uninstall



To uninstall Skype plug-in from Internet Explorer 9, removal of the Toolbar is required from the Operating System Control Panel (Add/Remove Programs). Follow the below how to do it.

1. Start>Control Panel>Programs (Uninstall a Program)
2. Look for Skype Toolbar>Right Click and Uninstall



Note: In Mozilla Firefox version 5.0 Skype plug-in is currently incompatible with the browser. So the extension will not install to the browser when user setup Skype Application in Windows.