What is Skype.exe?

Skype.exe is 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.

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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

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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

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Skype.exe's virus check

77%

of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

19%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

4%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

Skype.exe user rating

77%

of users rate Skype.exe as a useful program

18%

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

5%

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