Silently Install Skype

from the Package Library

Step 4. Deploy a silent install of Skype to multiple machines

  1. Download and install PDQ Deploy
  2. Enter License Key information
  3. Import the Skype package into PDQ Deploy
  4. Right-mouse click on the imported package > Deploy Once
  5. Choose Targets from Active Directory, PDQ Inventory, Target List, etc.
  6. Click Deploy Now

About Skype

Skype – Online voice, video and IM service.

Auto Updates are disabled.

If a reboot is pending, Skype may not launch until said reboot has been completed.

Skype will not be installed on Server 2008, and Windows Vista.

VC++ Runtime 2015 Update 3 (32-bit) will be installed on Windows 7 8.x, 10, Server 2008 R2, Server 2012, Server 2012 R2, and Server 2016 computers. XP and Vista will not have VC++ installed.

Skype was released on May 9th 2017

About PDQ Deploy

PDQ Deploy is a software deployment tool that allows system administrators to deploy a silent installation of almost any application or patch unattended to multiple computers simultaneously.

Deploy allows you to update pretty much any application whether it's an msi, exe, batch file, or powershell script.