7.2.15747.10003 84.78%
7.0.14735.1561 15.22%



Skype Click to Call by Microsoft Corporation (Signed)

Remove skypec2cautoupdatesvc.exe


skypec2cautoupdatesvc.exe has 2 known versions, the most recent one is 7.2.15747.10003. It is started as a Windows Service called 'Skype Click to Call Updater' with the name 'c2cautoupdatesvc' and described as “Downloads and installs product updates.”. . In addition, it is run under the context of the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges (the administrator accounts have the same privileges). The average file size is about 1.31 MB. It is an authenticode code-signed executable issued to Microsoft Corporation by the certification authority Microsoft Corporation. The programs Skype Click to Call, Citrix Online Launcher and Skype(TM) 6.11 have been observed as installing specific variations of skypec2cautoupdatesvc.exe. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0003% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 2.14 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 5.72 MB and write I/O transfers are about 0 Bytes per minute.


File name:skypec2cautoupdatesvc.exe
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Skype Click to Call
Description:Updates Skype Click to Call
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\skype\toolbars\autoupdate\skypec2cautoupdatesvc.exe
Original name:AutoUpdateSvc.exe
Issued to:Microsoft Corporation
Authority (CA):Microsoft Corporation
Effective date:Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Expiration date:Friday, June 13, 2014
Windows Service
Service name:c2cautoupdatesvc
Display name:Skype Click to Call Updater
Description:“Downloads and installs product updates.”

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(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of skypec2cautoupdatesvc.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
  • 'c2cautoupdatesvc' (Skype Click to Call Updater)

VersionsAll file variations of skypec2cautoupdatesvc.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
72551a9ae5f68905dfc3cba0d5242566 717d5d004d77c98dd8718ae356038902585c16c1 1.33 MB
9e530c6f0eee34cceac8104838ab68c7 175d3ea20f0c77c78d1c054b148831d11b9be34a 1.3 MB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.45%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.18%
Windows 8.1 11.36%
Windows 8 Single Language 9.09%
Windows 8 4.55%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 4.55%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 4.55%
Windows 8 Enterprise N 2.27%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 22.73% of Skype Click to Call.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Lenovo 20.69%
Dell 20.69%
ASUS 17.24%
Acer 13.79%
Toshiba 6.90%
Sony 6.90%
Samsung 3.45%
Hewlett-Packard 3.45%
Intel 3.45%
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