Windows 10 become more comfortable for users, more beautiful and more functional. To get it Windows 10 developers included into operating system some MicroSoft applications such as weather, calendar, Skype, personal assistant Cortana, Xbox management applications, maps, MicroSoft Store and much more.

Pre-installed applications cannot be removed simply as we did in previous Windows versions. The developers decided: the more applications – the better.

But if there are people among you, who don’t want to use the new features and want to remove some pre-installed unnecessary applications, we can tell how to do this

Some built-in applications cannot be removed, but you can disable them and remove from the program list. We will talk about this a bit later.

Now we are talking about pre-installed on Windows 10 Skype.

If your computer or laptop doesn’t have Internet, if you don’t have friends and familiars using Skype and you don’t have anyone to contact via this messenger, or you just don’t like people and don’t want to communicate, we can tell you how to completely uninstall Skype from your system.

To do this we will use a command-line shell – Windows PowerShell.

Open the Start menu and find Windows PowerShell in the program list. Open additional options by clicking on the right arrow. In the dropped down list find Windows PowerShell (it is the first) and right-click on it. Select the option – run as administrator.

In the popup window, select – “Yes” – to allow the app make changes in your system.

After the triangular bracket in the command line insert the following line:

Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.SkypeApp

Press Enter button on the keyboard.

After some operations the program will display a list of Skype application features.

We are need a line that indicates the package full name in the system. We only need the name of the program located after the colon.

In the same place in Windows PowerShell command line, after the triangular bracket, insert the following line:

Remove-AppxPackage -package

Then, after a space, insert the package full name in the system, which we received in the previous step.

Press Enter button on the keyboard.

The complete removal of Skype from your system has begun. You will see a green field with operation progress messages.

After Skype is deleted, the process message will disappear.

That’s all. Close Windows PowerShell with a cross in the upper right corner of the window.

Congratulations! Skype has been completely removed from your Windows 10 operating system.

If you change your mind and want to install deleted Skype in Windows 10 again, we will tell you how to do it.

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