Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Remove Skype Annoying Adverts

Skype was a great app all the time but after Microsoft brought Skype. whole team seems more focus on advertising on Skype  you also might have seen annoying adverts on top of Skype. There's small hack to remove Skype annoying adverts completely with two steps.

1st Step

  1. Open-up the control panel.
  2. Open-up "Network & Internet" then "Internet Options".
  3. Go to the "Security" tab.
  4. Click on the "Restricted Sites" icon, then the "Sites" button below it.
  5. Type "" (without the quotes) into the text box and click "Add"
  6. Close and apply the changes.
2nd Step
  1. Go to:  %AppData%\Skype\ 
  2. Click on the folder that is the same name as your Skype User name.
  3. Open the config.xml in  your fav txt editor and change this line: <AdvertPlaceholder>1</AdvertPlaceholder>
  4. Change the 1 to 0 (zero). 
  5. Mark the file as read only.

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