How-to backup Skype settings
Utilities for backup Skype settings
NikSaver is a program that will help you backup all your settings (like backup Skype) in case you reinstall the operating system or move them to another computer.
Skype Backup Tool is a free utility written by S3ven that will automatically backup Skype settings. It works like a charm - the whole process is driven by a Wizard so easy to use that even raw beginners will be able to set up automatic backups.
Backup Skype is as simple as copying their respective profile folders to another location. If you do that, you’ll have a full backup Skype with all your setting and personal data saved.
To backup your Skype for Windows configuration and history files, please go to "C:\Documents and Settings\your_windows_username\Application Data\Skype\" and copy this directory somewhere safe (burn to CD, etc.)
Copy the files back to that location to restore your date.
Note: If you use the latest version of Skype there is no need to backup contacts as they are stored centrally on Skype server and can be accessed anywhere as long as you log in with the same username and password.