How can I quit Skype (for Windows 7) with one click? Presently I use the four click method:
- Right click on the taskbar Skype icon
I know they are afraid of Amazon's one-click shopping patent but this isn't shopping.
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Minimize all windows
Right-click the empty section of the desktop and select New = > Shortcut
Type this in the window that opens: taskkill.exe /IM skype.exe /T and hit Enter (or click on ‘Next’)
Type in the name for the shortcut (my usual name is SkypeKill) and click ‘Finish’ (or hit Enter)
Pin (drag) the shortcut to the taskbar so Skype can be closed and shut down with a single click on this taskbar icon.
That’s it. What this does is:
/IM gracefully closes a process with the “image name” skype.exe
/T closes all associated processes skype.exe opened
If Skype doesn’t close gracefully with this (I’ve seen it on some computers), I append ‘ /F’ to the end of the taskkill command to close it forcefully: taskkill.exe /IM skype.exe /T /F
You can right click on the Skype taskbar icon and click Quit Skype.
Note that if you don't see this option, it may be because you have UAC disabled (according to the Skype developers).