How to remove ads from skype 7 in window 10

Posted on April 3, 2017 by Suresh Kamrushi in General

With new upgraded skype 7.33 it is difficult to disable ads from displaying in chat windows. Here I am sharing how one can remove it from displaying:

Step 1 : Exit Skype instance if it is running.

Step 2: Go to the below file location: See the screen shot below:
C:\Users\[system Username]\AppData\Roaming\Skype\[Skype username].

skype Config XML location

skype Config XML location

Step 3: Look for config.xml file. Open config.xml and search for the node “AdvertPlaceholder”.

skype Config XML file

skype Config XML file


Step 4: Remove that particular node from the file and save it.

Now if you login to skype it will be free from advertisements.

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