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Microsoft and Corel Overview

Total reviews
369
60
Company responses
0
0
Issues resolved
7
1

Microsoft and Corel Consumer Ratings

Rank
192 out of 1034 in Software category
213 out of 1034 in Software category
Customer service
143 in category
166 in category
Product or Service Quality
138 in category
168 in category
Website
167 in category
182 in category
Diversity of Products or Services
126 in category
122 in category

Microsoft and Corel Rating Details

Customer service
1.3 (139 reviews)
1.1 (33 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

Customer Service is unable to help me, and when I asked the polite man for a supervisor who might have better or more access as to be able to resolve my issue, I was informed there were no supervisors. This guy was very polite, he would have gotten a supervisor, if any were around. How can you...

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...I did not want to return the program so I contacted Corel customer service. That was an unpleasant experience. I waited almost three days for a solution...

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Product or Service Quality
1.6 (125 reviews)
1.3 (24 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...Called customer service and I got someone in Canada. They could not help and only wanted to send me to a tech who would chare $69 to reset my password. He would not transfer me to any one else and was completely useless...

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...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...

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Website
1.8 (118 reviews)
1.7 (20 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

Microsoft HAS SOME RECORD AT THEIR WEBSITE OF MY OLD PAYMENT MADE THROUGH A CREDIT CARD WHICH NO LONGER IN USE. NOW I AM BUYING A SOFTWARE THROUGH A VALID CARD WITH MU CURRENT ADDRESS. THE PAYMENT IS NOT ACCEPTED SAYING THE CARE DETAILS ARE NOT MATCHING...

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...It said the key number was incorrect even though it was off of their own website. Email #1- " Your serial number isn't valid for this version of Corel Draw". uhm, no *** because I didn't purchase Corel Draw, I purchased Painter 2019...

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Diversity of Products or Services
2.2 (108 reviews)
2.2 (17 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...instead of putting newer products on my system he crashed and burned it. I HAD TO GET NEW DRIVERS AND HARDRIVE ANDMEMORY REDONEON WHOLE SYSTEM. SO FAR ALL I HAVE GOTTEN IS A PILE OF NOTES SAYINGIT WAS HPS FAULTBUT IT WAS NOT...

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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
  • When it worked
  • Werst ever
  • Long term preference for wp product
  • Fairly good range of products
  • Software is amazing
Cons
  • Lousy customer service
  • Lack of understanding
  • Customer service
  • Customer service
  • Unreliable product and technical and customer support
  • Terrible customer service

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
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This was absolutely no help whatsoever! Microsoft did not help me at all and would not even have a representative...

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1.2

I have been a CorelDraw user since 1995. I have purchased almost every version since. I purchased CorelDraw 2019 six mon...

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1

I have a computer with very small GB.; with the apps that I need there are only a few MB left. Yet MS keep demanding tha...

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1

I've been trying for weeks to have issues fixed with WP x9 to no avail. A receive tech has been rude & incompetent...

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Microsoft and Corel Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Microsoft Technical Support (46 reviews)
  • Microsoft Office Suite (36 reviews)
  • Microsoft Account (29 reviews)
  • Corel Technical Support (12 reviews)
  • Corel Graphics Software (6 reviews)
  • Corel Paintshop Pro X9 Ultimate Graphics Software (4 reviews)