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Method 1:

  1. Go to the Control Panel.
  2. Locate and open the Control Panel > Network and Internet > Internet Options item.
  3. Switch to the Security tab.
  4. Click on ‘Restricted sites’ icon and click the Sites button:

    The ‘Restricted sites’ dialog will appear on the screen.

  5. Type the following in the text box and then press the Add button:
    https://apps.skype.com/
    
  6. Close Internet Options and restart Skype.

The alternative way is as follows: (Method 2)

  1. Go to the following path and edit the hosts file.

    C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc

  2. Paste the following text in the end of the file:

    127.0.0.1 live.rads.msn.com
    127.0.0.1 ads1.msn.com
    127.0.0.1 static.2mdn.net
    127.0.0.1 g.msn.com
    127.0.0.1 a.ads2.msads.net
    127.0.0.1 b.ads2.msads.net
    127.0.0.1 ad.doubleclick.net
    127.0.0.1 ac3.msn.com
    127.0.0.1 rad.msn.com
    127.0.0.1 msntest.serving-sys.com
    127.0.0.1 bs.serving-sys.com
    127.0.0.1 flex.msn.com
    127.0.0.1 ec.atdmt.com
    127.0.0.1 cdn.atdmt.com
    127.0.0.1 db3aqu.atdmt.com
    127.0.0.1 cds26.ams9.msecn.net
    127.0.0.1 sO.2mdn.net
    127.0.0.1 aka-cdn-ns.adtech.de
    127.0.0.1 secure.flashtalking.com
    127.0.0.1 adnexus.net
    127.0.0.1 adnxs.com
    127.0.0.1 *.rad.msn.com
    127.0.0.1 *.msads.net
    127.0.0.1 *.msecn.net

This will disable ads in Skype and all other Microsoft ads in other software like Office Starter.

 

 

Note: collected from http://bit.ly/2fthsZH
For educational purpose only