skypeapp.exe - Is skypeapp.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is skypeapp.exe?
Purpose of skypeapp.exe:

Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: skypeapp.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
skypeapp.exe is a software program which was most likely on your computer the day you first acquired it. The hard drive folder location for this skypeapp.exe file is also show below, always verify where its located on your hard drive. It is common for malware or virus writers to put a similiar named file in other folders hoping to fool you, so its always best double check the folder location to make sure its the right program task you are viewing. This skypeapp.exe program file is part of Microsoft Windows skype instant messenger and chatting application. Its part of their automatic update software that pops up informing you of a new installation available. This will occasionally appear in your background task list then disappear. This file is considered safe, and is not considered malware, spyware, or virus related software. Visit skypeapp.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the skypeapp.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found at: C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.SkypeApp_11.19.820.0_x64__kzf8qxf38zg5c\skypeapp.exe

  • Is skypeapp.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is skypeapp.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove skypeapp.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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