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Corel and Microsoft Overview

Total reviews
53
345
Company responses
0
0
Issues resolved
1
6

Microsoft was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on Nov 25, 2007 and since then this brand received 345 reviews. It is 292 reviews more than Corel received since Nov 16, 2010. According to received "Issue Resolved" consumers' votes, a consumer has equal chances to resolve issues with Corel customer support team and Microsoft customer service.

Corel and Microsoft Consumer Ratings

Rank
199 out of 1488 in Software category
180 out of 1488 in Software category
Customer service
154 in category
130 in category
Product or Service Quality
152 in category
119 in category
Usability
106 in category
103 in category

According to consumer ratings and reviews, Microsoft ranks 19 points higher in the Software category than Corel. People gave Corel 1.1 stars for Customer service criterion in Software category and it is 233 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. At the same time, Microsoft was rated 1.3 stars for Customer service criterion in this category and it is 257 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. If we look at Product or Service Quality criterion, than we see that Microsoft has a higher rating than Corel. Regarding Usability criterion, consumers gave Corel 1.8 stars and it is 73% greater than other in category. Microsoft however was rated 1.9 stars and it is 73% greater than other in category.

Corel and Microsoft Rating Details

Customer service
1.1 (26 reviews)
1.3 (121 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...The short of it is, this is terribly buggy, unprofessional software, with no meaningful technical or customer service. I am out $127. 00 overall with a manufacturer and their retailer both refusing to stand behind the product, and honor the 30-day Money Back Guarantee...

Marion M

No luck getting anyone on the phone, the robot answering sends you tho the website customer support, where no answers to my question can be found. Tried connecting by Chat, was put on hold, being number 51 in line. 5 (five!!!) hours later I am number 2 in line to be answered!!!!! I am quitting now,...

Sofia B
Product or Service Quality
1.3 (21 reviews)
1.7 (107 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

product activated too many times. I am STILL left with a legally paid for product that has ceased to work - had only been used on the same desktop and laptop that Corel activation system has messed up and their management refuse to investigate what is a widespread problem, abd support staff are...

Larell

Windows10 September 2019 upgrade will delete competing product such as Thunderbird email and Firefox browser. And with the email system when trying to reinstall it, it will use only your backup. Because it may be an old backup, you will lose all current folders, and saved for offline use, the files...

Aniceto
Usability
1.8 (20 reviews)
1.9 (92 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

Their marketing of products is non-stop - every time you are on your device. You don't even have to be in their program. The ads pop up in the middle of any program you are already in. You have to stop what you are doing to close it. NON-STOP obnoxious. BUY ME BUY ME BUY ME. Do not get involved...

PissedConsumer1719885

I bought ms office home and student but had not been into my ms account for about 20 years----on Thursday I found my account had been lockedOn Friday I called ms after about 3 hours on the phone I gave up-----on Monday exact same results as on Fri----still locked-----on Tuesday----exact same...

Craig M

Corel and Microsoft Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Long term preference for wp product
  • Fairly good range of products
  • Software is amazing
  • Windows version 7
  • Service
  • Outlook customer service
Cons
  • Customer service
  • Unreliable product and technical and customer support
  • Terrible customer service
  • Lousy customer service
  • Lack of understanding
  • Customer service

Corel and Microsoft Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews
3.6

I wrote and air-mailed a letter to the CEO of Corel outlining the problems. Result absolutely NO RESPONSE whatsoever by...

5

I mistakenly went thru Break Logic and they ripped me of for $350.00. Keep in mind I used them before and I thought...

Corel and Microsoft Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews
1

Purchased did pro 11. Downloaded it would not install saying it's corrupted.
Unable to register product on corel site.
...

1

I'll be fairly short and straightforward. I've paid £850 for this machine and a few accessories (keyboard and mouse). A...

Corel and Microsoft Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews
1

Their marketing of products is non-stop - every time you are on your device. You don't even have to be in their...

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1

I bought ms office home and student but had not been into my ms account for about 20 years----on Thursday I found my acc...

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Corel and Microsoft Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Corel Technical Support (8 reviews)
  • Corel Graphics Software (5 reviews)
  • Corel Paintshop Pro X9 Ultimate Graphics Software (4 reviews)
  • Microsoft Technical Support (44 reviews)
  • Microsoft Office Suite (36 reviews)
  • Microsoft Account (28 reviews)