Saturday, May 30, 2015

Disable Ads On Skype PC [Tutorial]

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Disable Banner Ads In Skype

Before the many updates to Skype post-Microsoft acquisition, simply disabling the promotions options in settings was enough to rid your conversations of unnecessary spam. However, a new banner ad has made its way to the conversation window. This ad wouldn’t be such a bother if it didn’t often cut into the video feed area when going full can disable ads through just a few steps. Here’s how:

Step 1: Quit Skype

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Step 2: Goto %appdata%\Skype
And find your username
Go into that folder

Disable Ads On Skype PC

Step 3: Find config.xml

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Step 4: Edit the file and find <AdvertPlaceholder>-1</AdvertPlaceholder>
And delete that string

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Step 5: Save changes and mark the file as Read only (So Skype doesn't edit itself lol!)

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