Delete Skype Name In Windows 7

There are many people all around the world who use Skype. Skype is a VOIP service which offers calling at cheaper rates. There are some of its free services which don’t require any kind of subscription charges like Skype messenger, transfer of files, etc. Today we will explain that how can you delete your skype name from your Windows 7. Its pretty simple and requires a simple guided approach. Lets check out the steps required.

Delete Skype Name in Windows 7

  • Double click on “Computer” and look for a folder named Users.

  • Open the Account named folder.
  • Now go to tools in the menu bar and click the folder options.

  • A small window named Folder options will open. Click the tab named “View”.
  • Scroll down and select the option named “Show hidden files, folders and drives”

  • Click Apply to save your save your preferences. Now close this folder options window.
  • You will see a folder named “AppData” visible now. Open the folder.

  • Now open the folder named “Roaming” and look for the folder named Skype.

  • Open the Skype folder. There you will find a folder named as your Skype account name.
  • Delete this folder named as your Skype account name.

That’s it. You are done with deleting skype name from your Windows 7. The process to Delete Skype Name In Windows 7  is very simple. The only thing is to locate the folder of your Skype account name.

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DF November 4, 2010 at 6:48 am

Thanks, that worked perfectly!

Ash May 21, 2011 at 9:19 pm

thanks, this helps a lot..who would have known to look inside the roaming folder…win 7 is a jerk…thanks again buddy (:

decostamsk June 10, 2011 at 1:59 pm

thanks for that, it’s 100% worked . thanks

praad June 30, 2011 at 8:24 am

Thankz dude… greatly helped… I was in a big trouble. Thankz 4 relieving me buddy…

Emily Paige July 14, 2011 at 4:44 pm

I tried to do this, a couple of the things I couldn’t find for instance, I couldn’t find folder options in step 3 and chose under organize and clicked on properties. Under general attributes I checked Hidden and now everything is messed up.
I cannot find any of my saved music, documents, data. Please can someone help me??

archie July 15, 2011 at 8:45 pm

Emily, just go through the process once again. You will find all the folders there only.

Danny August 25, 2011 at 11:26 am

hey guys, I followed what’s shown above to remove SKYPE username but unfortunately it didn’t work for me. I didnt see any SKYPE icon inside ROAMING file… pls help me

UNKNOWN September 9, 2011 at 4:29 pm

I want the person who made this to know that I am thankful God put you on this Earth. I’ve been looking for this answer for MONTHS, thanks and God bless.

thuatccu December 3, 2011 at 10:06 am

I do by your steps, but i can not find folder roaming. help me please

FT January 8, 2012 at 6:21 pm

Thanks man……

Иван October 31, 2012 at 3:54 pm

направих всичко както е обяснено, но при мен в папката Роаминг няма папка скайп.
Къде може да се е дянала според вас тази папка?

mahnoor November 6, 2012 at 2:08 pm

hey!i have tried this but the user names are still there on skype user name bar
what to do now?

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