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How can I uninstall the Skype Toolbar extension?

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Firefox 3.6.17, Windows 7- Want to uninstall Skype Toolbar extension. I have disabled it but the uninstall button is greyed out. I went to extension folder in profile to delete but it is not there?

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How about in your Windows Add/Remove Programs window, do you see Skype Toolbar there? If so, maybe you can uninstall from there.

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silkphoenix 92 solutions 1250 answers

Please read this article, the section under "Skype".

http://kb.mozillazine.org/Problematic_extensions


If you cannot uninstall it from there, you can also try to go to the Windows Control Panel and uninstall the item called Skype Web features ! or Skype Toolbars!

Question owner

Thanks for your interest. I read the article. I am not having any of the problems mentioned, in fact I am not having any problems with it at all I just don't want it and would like to find a way to uninstall it. I checked Windows Control Panel but no section related to Skype. The mystery continues...

silkphoenix 92 solutions 1250 answers

You don't need to have any problems to uninstall it, just follow the instructions as stated in the article:


Tools > Add-ons > Extensions and click UNINSTALL

silkphoenix 92 solutions 1250 answers

In Firefox 3.6 versions, you'll go to Add-ons by: Tools > Options > Add-ons

Question owner

"You can also disable or uninstall the Skype extension via "Tools -> Add-ons -> Extensions" (the extension is not needed to use the Skype application)."

Negative. The uninstall button is greyed out it can only be disabled (done), not uninstalled, that is my problem.

silkphoenix 92 solutions 1250 answers

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How about in your Windows Add/Remove Programs window, do you see Skype Toolbar there? If so, maybe you can uninstall from there.

Question owner

Ain't you just magic! Why didn't I think of looking there? That did it! <Control Panel>-<Programs and Features>-Skype Toolbars-Uninstall Thanks a bunch.

silkphoenix 92 solutions 1250 answers

You are welcome.

agagaga2323 0 solutions 1 answers

Your solution is not working here!

Win7 pro, FF 3.6.28, skype extension 5.0.0.6778

It's not possible to uninstall (button is grey) and the skype extension is blocked.

Deleting all extensions in the extensions folder didn't help. But after pressing the deactivate button and restarting FF this ugly skype extension is gone.

But google still doesn't work.

Modified by agagaga2323

Cobo04 0 solutions 3 answers

use - about:config and search for skype. in the extensions. part use modify (there is no delete) - Firefox team please note - need a delete here. Anyway, modify to remove these extensions and all should be okay. doesn't work with the mystart malware as this is still on your PC and therefore when Firefox starts up, it puts itself back into the extensions. this may be the same with some toolbars.