I want to install skype without committing to a microsoft account


windows 10 laptop
I have a computer logon with no password

I dont want to be tricked into using a microsoft login

please dont tell me that microsoft is better

please install skype from the microsoft store for the best experience

I want to install skype from .exe file
best experience
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Joseph HornseyPresident and JanitorCommented:
Not possible, as far as I know.  When you install Windows 10, you can use a local account and not link it to a Microsoft account.  To use the Store, you have to have a Microsoft account and if you want to use Skype, you have to have a Microsoft account.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Use Skype Desktop (not from the Store) and you do not have to use a Microsoft ID - I do not. I have my own Skype Desktop ID and it works fine.
Kyle AbrahamsSenior .Net DeveloperCommented:
If you click on "get from the store" you can select get classic skype which will allow you to download the most recent EXE.

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rgb192Author Commented:
classic skype works

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