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Microsoft
1.6
Corel
1.5
Microsoft
Corel

Microsoft and Corel Overview

Total reviews 606 67
Company responses 0 0
Issues resolved 7 1

Microsoft and Corel Consumer Ratings

Rank
227 out of 1067 in Software category
241 out of 1067 in Software category
Customer service
162 in category
177 in category
Product or Service Quality
155 in category
188 in category
Website
193 in category
191 in category
Diversity of Products or Services
139 in category
133 in category

Microsoft and Corel Rating Details

Customer service
1.2 (227 reviews)
1.1 (38 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

Locked out of my email even though I have my password correct, and no way to contact Microsoft customer service. Terrible..

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...Customer service is totally separate and disconnected from Corel. The outsourced service has no clue what they are doing. Corel's customer service is a joke...

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Product or Service Quality
1.5 (201 reviews)
1.2 (29 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...Thank you for releasing a product knowing you couldn't fill the orders. With April being the projected next shipment we will have more than enough time to have a gaming PC built for him and it will only run Linux. Microsoft has gotten to big for their britches..

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During many years I was observing permanent deteriorating of the quality of the VS. I have never seen another software product with such a wonderful GUI design and such abominable implementation. I myself was working as software developer for 53 years and can only say that in this case Corel...

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Website
1.6 (197 reviews)
1.6 (24 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

Microsoft Support no long has a phone number where you talk to someone, all you do is push buttons and to this website or that site. I wrote 3 letters of complaint to Microsoft headquarters with no response. So what do they do, they lock my account permanently, so I'm now paying a monthly fee for...

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The original link was no longer functional nor was the link on the website after I logged in. Customer support was unbelievably stupid, lacked strong English language skills. Bottom line, I was promised (after 15 minutes of going over the problem which she didnt comprehend and spelling my email...

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Diversity of Products or Services
2 (174 reviews)
2.1 (20 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

Used their products for my business since 1995. Since Covid they now declare themselves "remote" which most people are, but when they say "remote" they mean not there at all. All you get is a choice online of FAQs, and no people who answer the phone and no email to use...

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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...

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Microsoft and Corel Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Windows version 7
  • Wonderful when works
  • When it worked
  • Range of products
  • Long term preference for wp product
  • Fairly good range of products
Cons
  • Lousy customer service
  • Poor service
  • Customer service
  • Customer service
  • Unreliable product and technical and customer support
  • Tech support

Microsoft and Corel Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews
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...

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3.5

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

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5

After years of enjoying sync of my mail, calendars, contacts on Windows 10 PC, iPhone, iPad, they suddenly stopped...

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3.3

I have the exact same problem and it's so frustrating. I cannot open any pspimage file without corel pspx9 crashing on...

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Microsoft and Corel Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews
1

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

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1

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

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1

I am an exceptionally unhappy MicroSoft support customer.

After a system upgrade, there were problems. Corrupt .dll’s,...

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1

Corel A software company bought out the product Avid Studios 3 years ago, A product that cost me $150. They immediately...

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Microsoft and Corel Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews
No votes

pls have someone call to explain why a trial turned into this big charge

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1

I purchased Roxio CD burner software in 2018. My old pc tanked and need to be able to download the software on to my...

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1

Suddenly trying to access Microsoft Word, they requested a password. Since I don't remember it, and I had long since...

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1.7

I am the user of Corel VideoStudio starting from X3 version. During many years I was observing permanent deteriorating o...

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Microsoft and Corel Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Microsoft Technical Support (56 reviews)
  • Microsoft Office Suite (38 reviews)
  • Microsoft Email Service (16 reviews)
  • Corel Technical Support (12 reviews)
  • Corel Graphics Software (7 reviews)
  • Corel Paintshop Pro X9 Ultimate Graphics Software (4 reviews)