What is Skype.exe?

Skype.exe is a part of Skype and developed by Skype Technologies S.A. according to the Skype.exe file information. In certain cases, malicious trackers and scripts can disguise themselves as legitimate files, like Skype.exe, leading to glitches, overload and system malfunctions.

In such cases, Skype.exe can create unnecessary records and folders in the Windows registry. Check your PC to eliminate possible application conflicts and system failures.

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Skype.exe's description is "Skype".

Skype.exe is digitally signed by Skype Technologies S.A..

Skype.exe is an .exe file.

Skype.exe is usually located in the following folder:

%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Skype.exe

Skype.exe basic information

Description
Skype
Internal Name
Skype.exe
Version
8.67.0.99
Hash
6E9C6165772882F9B1350B6A519E7193

Skype.exe running processes

%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\baidu\Baidu Browser\spark.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Microsoft Office\Office12\WINWORD.EXE
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Microsoft\Edge\Application\msedge.exe
%USERPROFILE%\Downloads\InstallPack_Downloads\Skype_Rus_Full_Setup.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\WinRAR\WinRAR.exe

Skype.exe actions

List of the actions Skype.exe executes on a user's PC
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\lockfile
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\TransportSecurity
file renamed
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\CS_skylib\CS_shared.tmp
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\CS_skylib\CS_shared.conf
file renamed
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Local Storage\leveldb\LOG
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\SkypeRT\persistent.tmp
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\SkypeRT\persistent.conf
file renamed
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\SkypeRT\ecs.tmp
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Network Persistent State
file renamed
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\SkypeRT\ecs.conf
file renamed
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.leveldb\LOG
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\media-stack\Skype_MediaStackETW-2-U-xr-U.etl
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Local Storage\leveldb\LOG.old
file renamed
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.leveldb\LOG.old
file renamed
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\media-stack\Skype_MediaStackETW-2-U-xr-U.etl.bak
file renamed
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Session Storage\LOG
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Preferences
file renamed
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Cache\f_000001
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Cache\index
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Cache\data_0
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Cache\data_1
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Cache\data_2
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Cache\data_3
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Cache\f_000002
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\PredefinedImages\uglysweater3.jpg
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\PredefinedImages\us_office1.jpg
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\PredefinedImages\uglysweater1.jpg
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\PredefinedImages\uglysweater2.jpg
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\PredefinedImages\us_blank.jpg
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\PredefinedImages\us_outerworlds.jpg
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\PredefinedImages\us_home.jpg
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\PredefinedImages\us_office2.jpg
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\PredefinedImages\us_lab.jpg
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\PredefinedImages\party.jpg
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Dictionaries
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Code Cache\js\index-dir\the-real-index
file renamed
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Cache
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\GPUCache\index
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\GPUCache\data_0
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\GPUCache\data_1
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\GPUCache\data_2
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\GPUCache\data_3
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Code Cache\js\index-dir\temp-index
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\device-info.json
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\logs
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Code Cache
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Code Cache\js
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Code Cache\js\index
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Code Cache\js\index-dir
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\blob_storage
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\ecscache.json
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Cookies-journal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\settings.json
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Local Storage
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Local Storage\leveldb
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Local Storage\leveldb\LOCK
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Local Storage\leveldb\MANIFEST-000001
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Local Storage\leveldb\000001.dbtmp
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Local Storage\leveldb\CURRENT
file renamed
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Local Storage\leveldb\000003.log
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Cookies
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\GPUCache
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\SkypeRT
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\skylib
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\CS_skylib
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Skype\Dictionaries
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Cache\f_000003
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Cache\f_000004
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Cache\f_000005
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\Session Storage\LOG.old
file renamed
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\PredefinedImages
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\PredefinedImages\uglysweater.jpg
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\PredefinedImages\SkypeCelebration.jpg
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\PredefinedImages\Office1.jpeg
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\PredefinedImages\FoodInspired_buck.jpg
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\PredefinedImages\Room.jpg
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\PredefinedImages\Spooky.jpg
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\PredefinedImages\Office2.jpg
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\PredefinedImages\OuterWorlds.jpg
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\PredefinedImages\lab.jpg
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\PredefinedImages\Creativity_buck.jpg
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\skylib\slimcore-aria-cache.data-wal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\skylib\slimcore-aria-cache.data-shm
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\IndexedDB
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.leveldb
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.leveldb\LOCK
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.leveldb\MANIFEST-000001
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.leveldb\000001.dbtmp
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.leveldb\CURRENT
file renamed
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\IndexedDB\file__0.indexeddb.leveldb\000003.log
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\QuotaManager
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\QuotaManager-journal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\databases
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\databases\Databases.db
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\databases\Databases.db-journal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\skylib\slimcore-aria-cache.data
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\skylib\slimcore-aria-cache.data-journal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\SkypeRT\ul.conf
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop\media-stack
new catalogue created

Skype.exe can create new files and directories in the Windows registry. Check your system's performance and eliminate file conflicts and junk.

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Skype.exe's virus check

76%

of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

21%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

3%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

Skype.exe user rating

78%

of users rate Skype.exe as a useful program

19%

of users find Skype.exe to be a potentially unwanted program

3%

of users find Skype.exe to be malicious or a scam

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