Skype Click to Call by Skype Technologies SA (Signed)

Remove c2c_service.exe


c2c_service.exe has 16 known versions, the most recent one is It is started as a Windows Service with the name 'Skype C2C Service' and described as “Skype Click to Call Update Service”. . 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 3.07 MB. It is an authenticode code-signed executable issued to Skype Technologies SA by the certification authority VeriSign. The programs Skype Click to Call, Skype™ 6.1 and AVerMedia Applications have been observed as installing specific variations of c2c_service.exe. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0019% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 3.2 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 6.82 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 1.36 KB per minute for reads and 70 Bytes per minute for writes.

What is c2c_service.exe?

The Click & Call Advertising with Skype plug-in highlights Skype contacts and phone numbers on most websites. Within the web browser such as Internet Explorer, click on the number to call it with Skype. Phone numbers and Skype contacts are highlighted wherever they appear on the web.

About c2c_service.exe (from Skype Technologies SA)

Call numbers instantly, anywhere on the web, with just one click. It’s like magic – once you install Skype Click to Call, you can call on the web with just one click. Call numbers marked 'free' at no


File name:c2c_service.exe
Publisher:Skype Technologies S.A.
Product name:Skype Click to Call
Description:Skype C2C Service
Typical file path:C:\ProgramData\skype\toolbars\skype c2c service\c2c_service.exe
Issued to:Skype Technologies SA
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Windows Service
Service name:Skype C2C Service
Description:“Skype Click to Call Update Service”

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of Skype Click to Call.)
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Skype Technologies S.A.
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(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of c2c_service.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
  • 'Skype C2C Service'

VersionsAll file variations of c2c_service.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
9f712b26ee3b0242de997a42fd302e2c 42c801f40ea396a9435352cbcf1d65cdddf3979f 3.12 MB
73e3b5d1f1eb5fdc51a5c3437eee3348 3db4f75225871daa37f0ffd0b25ab01342c48737 3.12 MB
d0776778a9fc5e37f2e9eb21fc8a9709 fb6c5f5e23c6ee5146900f03a6a981ba54ea961c 3.14 MB
b9f101c40a8631b20778b46d1a6f6daf f642fc353a86c8cda70bc747e30d2b3c13c6e7f0 3.14 MB
ae40d1bc6fb02a5625516ad74ca9a309 6aaa1aaa34732a42c6571a239ff7553aa05b7628 3.14 MB
eb17df573b4423df0b3b2ee3b268a6de 2a8c0ed5acca983996bee6d04f8f81a7876fff64 3.14 MB
0c1b2e3a897397738d9f81cd3d152af0 bcf763b38cd0efba632c77c5e3b444e540ce3dbe 3.14 MB
e42d201b0b53a94bd8e5b032ec83d843 fe6902d7ab9c90ab27fa0369c952a9001581f7e6 3.14 MB
23e3c83dff7b09a97b01a85ed8a44478 17a686659e95f528cbc19372c685a2b44c973cfa 3.14 MB
183f04c6742902f33039913a96f5b574 4ab862a29bbef221496214f6b8d23462ecddd485 3.14 MB
3740b83aec21d981065d7e819bd7e878 f59ad44bc67bb5c7b74ed19cfb9368339f486c42 3.14 MB
388ae59fe75f1b959dfa0900923c61bb 949ef5c1ccd25dbc84e55a9ea7af8708a955167f 2.92 MB
753d254205e0a62100a050bd8b458d06 7fc208673abe0d3523b6421feee0d2379dee06da 2.92 MB
0f97e7a47a52f4a36969f0fc319654c2 ec55e305dcf5e07913b1f88690bba8f54f06ca12 2.91 MB
2a99850c2a6edd6c6602e822c716edaf 3797de6490b2de8c14430a1fe4f45e48f3c0a9e9 2.91 MB
4ca43b85f22c7739311788b651a779cb 6e4aa8bdec6a7b6f1387eb3de385775ac9f1d3b8 2.91 MB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.75%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.00%
Windows 8 Pro 6.50%
Windows 7 Professional 5.00%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.75%
Windows 8 2.50%
Windows Vista Home Premium 2.00%
Windows 7 Starter 1.50%
Windows 8 Single Language 1.50%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 1.50%
Windows 7 Enterprise 1.00%
Windows 8.1 0.50%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 0.50%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 0.50%
Windows 8 Enterprise 0.50%
Windows Vista Ultimate 0.50%
Windows Vista Business 0.50%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 33.25% of Skype Click to Call.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 19.24%
Hewlett-Packard 16.23%
Toshiba 14.43%
ASUS 12.83%
Acer 10.62%
Sony 7.21%
Lenovo 6.01%
American Megatrends 3.21%
Intel 3.21%
Samsung 1.40%
Sahara 0.80%
Medion 0.80%
NEC 0.80%
Gateway 0.80%
MSI 0.80%
Packard Bell 0.40%
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