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    Angry Skype starting maximized - I don't want that!

    Since the last Skype update a week back the problem where Skype starts-up maximized on system boot in stead of moving nicely into the tray has returned. I had this a year back and then it disappeared with an updated version... now it's back. It's a major nuisance and I don't seem to be able to find a cause (nor remedy). Note that I mean ONLY the situation when Skype starts-up when I start my computer. Anyone?

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    With Skype open try clicking Tools/Options, then under "General" click General settings, and un-check the box next to "Start Skype when I start Windows". Then click SAVE.
    Perhaps that is what you need(?).

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    No, I do want Skype to start, but the last year when it did, it always did that invisibly and it ended up in my tray (which is what I want)

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    Sorry, I misunderstood your problem.

    I visited the Skype Forum and apparently that is a problem for everyone who has Skype start at Windows startup (I don't).
    You can see what I read here.

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    Yep, that's exactly what happened to me earlier as I reported in my original post... (note that the discussion you quote started in Sept). However suddenly -after an update- it was gone again and Skype "returned to normal" behavior and went directly to the tray. Again... since the most recent update (I always update to the latest version quickly) the 'bad' behavior is back...

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    New update came yesterday.. I installed and now the problem disappeared again. Weird.

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