How to Stop Skype From Starting Automatically on Windows 10

The Skype app included with Windows 10 now has a notification area icon. That’s great, but what if you never use Skype and don’t want it starting every time you sign in? Here’s how to get rid of it.

Sure, you could just right-click the Skype tray icon and close it, but it’ll come right back the next time you boot your PC.