How to disable ads in Skype’s chat window

Today, I would like to share a simple method to disable advertisements in Skype’s chat window. This works regardless of the version of Windows you are currently using.

1. Go to Control Panel -> Network and Internet -> Internet Options.

Internet Options

2. Navigate to the Security tab, click on Restricted sites icon then click the Sites button.

Security tab The 'Restricted sites' dialog will appear on the screen.

3. The “Restricted sites” dialog box will come up, Under “Add this website to the zone” enter the following address and then click the Add button:

Finally, Close Internet Options windows and restart Skype, from now on you’ll be ads free.


I started this tech blog back in 2011 as a place to write down processes I took to fix my client systems and network. Now I write some tips and tricks to help others with the tech issues that one might encounter.

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