The Skype Internet calling application includes a browser add-on for Internet Explorer that transforms phone numbers found on websites into click-to-call links that enable users to quickly call numbers using Skype. Some users report that the Internet Explorer add-on slows down Internet Explorer performance and causes the browser to become unresponsive. You can disable or uninstall the Skype add-on in a few simple steps.
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Launch Internet Explorer.
Click the settings icon at the top-left and select "Manage Add-ons."
Select "Skype Add-on" and then click "Disable."
Disable Skype Add-on
Click "Start" and select "Control Panel."
Click "Uninstall a program."
Select "Skype Web Features" and then click the "Uninstall" button.
Uninstall Skype Add-on
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