What Is skypeapp.exe? Is It A Virus Or Safe To Run?

Process or task name:

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

File type:

Exe program – Files with an extension of “exe” are executable programs.

What is it:

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 shown below, always verify where it’s located on your hard drive. It is common for malware or virus writers to put a similarly named file in other folders hoping to fool you, so it’s always best to double check the folder location to make sure it’s the right program task you are viewing. This skypeapp.exe program file is part of Microsoft Windows skype instant messenger and chatting application. It’s 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?
We do not recommend removing this file.

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