Skype for Business is a popular business software that allows companies to communicate with their employees and customers. It is often used for video conferencing, chat, and other forms of communication. However, it can be a nuisance if it starts automatically and takes up valuable system resources.
Fortunately, there are several ways to manage and limit the impact of Skype for Business on a Windows 10 system.
The first option is to disable automatic startup of Skype for Business. This can be done by navigating to the Startup section in the Task Manager. Right-click on the Skype for Business icon and select “Disable”. This will stop the software from automatically launching when the system is rebooted.
The second option is to uninstall Skype for Business. This can be done from the Programs and Features section of the Control Panel. Select the Skype for Business entry and select Uninstall. This will remove the software from the system completely and no longer take up resources.
The third option is to limit the resources used by Skype for Business. This can be done by navigating to the Skype for Business folder in the Start menu. Right-click on the program and select “Properties”. Select the “Compatibility” tab and then the “Change Settings for All Users” button. Select the “Limit Processor Usage” option and set the limit to a value that is appropriate for the system.
Finally, it is possible to manage the impact of Skype for Business on the Windows 10 system by disabling some of its features. This can be done by navigating to the Skype for Business folder in the Start menu. Right-click on the program and select “Options”. Select the “Advanced” tab and then the “Disable features” button. Here, you can disable features such as automatic updates, auto-launch of applications, and other features that are not needed.
By following these steps, it is possible to prevent Skype for Business from taking up valuable system resources and ensure that it is used only when needed. This will help to improve system performance and keep the system running smoothly.