Skype for Business is a program that allows you to communicate with others using instant messaging, audio and video calls, and online meetings. The program is installed on your computer when you install Microsoft Office. If you no longer want Skype for Business on your computer, you can uninstall it using the steps in this article.
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If you’re no longer using Skype for Business and want to remove it from your computer, here’s how to do it.
What is Skype for Business?
Skype for Business is a Microsoft program that allows users to communicate with each other via text, voice, or video. The program is installed on your computer when you install Microsoft Office, and it runs in the background. You can use Skype for Business to make calls, send instant messages, and share files with others. However, if you no longer use Skype for Business or if you want to free up space on your computer, you can delete the program.
How to Delete Skype for Business from Your Computer
If you’re no longer using Skype for Business on your computer, you can remove it from your system. This tutorial will show you how to uninstall the program from your PC.
First, open the Control Panel and click on “Add or Remove Programs.” Find Skype for Business in the list of installed programs and click on it. Then, click on the “Remove” button. You may be asked to confirm that you want to uninstall the program; if so, click on the “Yes” button.
Once Skype for Business has been uninstalled, you can delete the remaining files by opening up My Computer and going to C:\Program Files\Skype for Business. Delete everything in this folder; if you’re prompted to confirm that you want to delete the files, click on the “Yes” button.
Finally, restart your computer and Skype for Business will be completely removed from your system.
Why Delete Skype for Business?
There are several reasons why you might want to delete Skype for Business from your computer. Maybe you no longer use the program and want to free up space on your hard drive. Or perhaps you’re having problems with the program and want to start fresh by reinstalling it.
In any case, uninstalling Skype for Business is a simple process. Here’s how to do it in Windows 10:
1. Go to Start > Settings > Apps.
2. Under “Apps & features,” find and select Skype for Business.
3. Click the Uninstall button.
4. Follow the prompts to complete the uninstallation process.
Once you’ve uninstalled Skype for Business, you can reinstall it if you later decide you need it after all.
How to Reinstall Skype for Business
Whether you’re getting rid of Skype for Business or simply moving to a newer version, uninstalling the software from your computer is a pretty straightforward task. Here’s how to do it on Windows 10.
First, open the “Control Panel” and select “Uninstall a program” under the “Programs” heading.
Next, find “Skype for Business” in the list of installed programs and click on it.
Finally, click on the “Uninstall/Change” button and follow the prompts to complete the uninstallation process.
And that’s all there is to it! Once you’ve uninstalled Skype for Business, you can reinstall it by following the instructions in our How to Install Skype for Business article.
How to Uninstall Skype for Business
If you need to uninstall Skype for Business from your computer, there are a few different ways you can do it. The most straightforward way is to use the Windows Control Panel to uninstall the program. This will remove all traces of Skype for Business from your computer, including any configuration files and log files.
If you just want to remove Skype for Business from your computer but keep your configuration files and logs, you can use the “Cleanup” tool that comes with the Skype for Business installation media. This will remove the program files but not your configuration or log files.
Finally, if you want to completely remove Skype for Business but keep a backup of your configuration and log files, you can use the “Remove Data Only” option in the Skype for Business installer. This will delete all program files and data associated with Skype for Business, but will leave a backup of your configuration and log files in a subfolder on your hard drive.
How to Delete Skype for Business Files
If you no longer use Skype for Business or need to free up some space on your computer, you can delete the program and its associated files. This process is different than simply uninstalling Skype for Business, which will only remove the program from your computer but leave behind other files. To completely remove Skype for Business from your computer, you’ll need to delete both the program files and the user data.
How to Delete Skype for Business Registry Entries
If you have decided that you no longer want to use Skype for Business on your computer, you will need to delete the Registry entries for the program. This can be done manually or by using a Registry cleaning tool.
1. Open the Registry Editor by pressing the Windows key + R and typing “regedit” into the Run box.
2. Navigate to the following key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\15.0\Lync
3. Delete the following keys:
4. Close the Registry Editor and restart your computer for the changes to take effect.
How to Delete Skype for Business Cache
Skype for Business saves a cache of data on your computer so that it can load faster the next time you open it. If you are trying to free up some space on your hard drive, or if you are having problems with Skype for Business, you may want to delete this cache. Here’s how:
1. Close Skype for Business if it is open.
2. Press the Windows key + R on your keyboard to open the Run dialog box.
3. Type %appdata%\skypeforbusiness and press Enter.
4. Delete the contents of the Cache folder.
5. Delete the contents of the Logs folder.
6. Exit the File Explorer window.
How to Delete Skype for Business History
If you want to delete your Skype for Business history, you’ll need to access the Skype for Business app on your computer. Once you’re in the app, select “Tools” from the menu bar at the top of the screen. Then, select “Delete History.” From there, you can choose to delete your entire Skype for Business history or just select individual items that you want to delete.