Reviews and Problems with Microsoft Office Home and Business 2013
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Rita, Office Depot
20 October 2014
Excerpt: I was under the impression that I would be receiving a software disc when I ordered this product. No one bothered to suggest that I download from you site. I had to wait 4 days to get what I ordered and it wasn't what I ordered. The first delivery was invoice & delivery label only, no product. I was without my program for more than 4 days because no one thought to let me know I would have to download the software. Not very customer friendly.
OFFICE 2013 IS DEFINITELY A STEP BACKWARD FOR MICROSOFT!!!
11 May 2014
Summary: I have been using Microsoft Office for over 25 years; It was always a good product but lately, it seems to be sliding down the slippery slope of mediiocrity; they are going backwards with this version instead of forward. They have eliminated several features like lots of great stationery and fonts and embellishments that used to set them apart from other office suites.
Excerpt: I had some problems installing the program due to Microsoft insisting on my Microsoft password that I didn't know. I had to get on the phone with them and after explaining all this they changed my password and it installed. Outlook, however set up my e-mail account nicely and I am good to go.
Summary: I haven't had time to connect to internet yet and download product. I expected this to be on a disc; instead I have to use code and go to site. I cannot recall my information for the site; I am going to have to contact Dell and get help before I can really give a review, and I haven't had time to do this. I expect to be very satisfied with the product.
Summary: Its clunky and slow just like Windows 8, I guess the two go hand in hand. Good program otherwise. Guess I should have looked for a computer with a faster processor the Gateway NE56R43U laptop doesn't seem to be fast enough for the new Microsoft programs.
A rather bare bones appearance compared with earlier versions of Outlook. Not tried Word yet.
Graham Hyatt "Mister English", Amazon
19 September 2014
Summary: When I bought this (weird) version of Microsoft Office, 2013, I bought if for Word and Outlook, and assumed it would just be a newer version of my relatively trusty copy of the 2007 version. I installed it on a new desktop machine, along with a secondary email address that I seldom use, pending the day when I can transfer my main email address from this laptop.
Summary: Pros: 1) it's not Office365 (nice racket, that one) 2) it does what it says on the box Cons: 1) Common options have been moved around (again!) 2) the Windows 8 "flat" look makes everything look like background after a while. Moved up from Office 2007 because I had to, not because I wanted to. But all in all, the upgrade was painless and after 30 min. I was working again.