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john_s
09-06-2011, 08:48 PM
I came across this nasty thing in Skype where it automatically shows just about ANY sequence of numbers as a candidate for a phone number.

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Well, I do not need it and wonder if there is away to shut that 'feature' off without uninstalling skype?

Thanks,
John

Chris Savage
09-06-2011, 09:02 PM
You must uninstall or deactivate the Skype toolbar/plug-in. Unfortunately the new version of Skype seems to have removed the disable option from the settings, but as I recall the plug-in can be uninstalled from your Add/Remove Programs in your control panel.

john_s
09-07-2011, 03:00 AM
Chris,

It worked exactly as you said. The only additional step was to close the browser before uninstall of the Skype Toolbar.

Thanks,
John

Chris Savage
09-07-2011, 04:58 PM
John,

Glad it worked...any time you make a change to the browser plug-ins you have to shut it down to take effect. I am surprised at them though. It used to ask you upon installation about taking over numbers in web pages, but as I said, in the latest version I got I was only warned (I was paying attention) about the other extra toolbars and I think changes to my home page it wanted to make. It never gave me the choice not to install their toolbar.