Have you noticed that all windows 7 machines are starting skype on startup since Microsoft upgraded lync to skype via an update.

I scan many things on my k1000 for malware


I have seen skype showing up running on all my win7 machines lately and we did not install it.

I took me a while to find where Microsoft hid the startup command.  Also ran into difficulty making a kscript delete a key under HKU.  I used AutoIT and created an exe to call the reg delete and now run that as a kscript


Here is the AutoIT au3 code to compile to exe

RegDelete ("HKU\S-1-5-18\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run", "Skype")


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