How To Remove Skype Banner Ads
If you want to remove annoying ads from Skype on your computer please follow the following steps.
1. Open your control panel > Control Panel\All Control Panel Items and find out Internet options, double click internet options to open it > and click on security tab, then select restricted sites, on the below sites button click to open a input box and paste https://apps.skype.com click add and close the window.
2. Type %appdata% on RUN and open Roaming folder then Skype and then a folder named after your Skype username.
Such as C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Skype\skype id\ [For windows XP: C:\Documents and Settings\<user name>\Application Data\Roaming]
Under your Skype username folder your will find a Xml file name Config open it on notepad Hit CTRL+F and find out <AdvertPlaceholder> delete this line and save it.
3. Make the config.xml file as read-only, right-click the file and choose Properties. Check the box that says Read-only and click OK.