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    • #2009087 Reply

      Da Boss Günter Born has additional details.
      [See the full post at: Microsoft 365 status update]

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    • #2009124 Reply

      AskWoody Plus

      So… if I upgrade Win8.1 to Win10 whatever, I’ll also need to upgrade from Office 2013 to Office 2019 OR Office 365 Personal. Office 2019 Home & Student currently costs $149.99; Office 365 Personal is a yearly $69.99 subscription… forever, or as long as M$ doesn’t jack up the price. Office 2019 won’t get many, if any, new features; Office 365 will get new features… as long as I stay subscribed. So should I buy the Office 2019 C2R version that has extended support until 10/20/25, save 3-4 years of subscription fees, ignore the Cloud (except for OneDrive), & wait for Office 2024 or whatever it’s called… or pay annually as long as I and/or M$ live & be at the mercy of the Micro$oft Cloud?

      Windows 8.1, 64-bit, back in Group A... & leaning toward Windows 10 V1909. As long as it's a Lot Less Buggy!
      Wild Bill Rides Again...

      • #2009133 Reply

        Da Boss

        Office 2013 should run on Win10. I know, it’s EOL, but……….

      • #2009132 Reply


        Guess there’s no one size fits all. I bought Office 365 Home and shared it with my kids and parents.  Much cheaper than purchasing Office 2016 Pro 5 times. Also, got it for about $40 during a Black Friday sale last year. $79/year at Amazon and other retailers often throughout the year. After signing in to activate, we sign out and don’t use One Drive or any other online services.

      • #2009290 Reply


        Office 2013 runs just fine on W10, incl. 1909.

    • #2009137 Reply

      AskWoody Plus

      Libre Office works well and is free. Many of my clients that don’t need or want Outlook switched over to it and actually prefer it. I find it does a great job of displaying MS Office file types and it can be set to save as MS Office extensions by default.

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    • #2009143 Reply

      AskWoody MVP

      If you subscribe to either Office 365 Personal or Office 365 Home NEVER, NEVER pay full price. See the articles at SEARCH RESULTS FOR: PURCHASE OFFICE 365 for good information for saving money.


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