Excel Losing Support Question

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Excel Losing Support Question

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Other threads talk about getting a new word processor and spreadsheet with the loss of Microsoft Support later this year. Will the word processor and spreadsheet become useless when the support is pulled?

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Vanguard Fan 1367 wrote: Mon Feb 24, 2020 4:05 pm Other threads talk about getting a new word processor and spreadsheet with the loss of Microsoft Support later this year. Will the word processor and spreadsheet become useless when the support is pulled?

Thanks for the help.
Can you link to these other threads so we have context for your question?

If you're asking about the end of Office 2010 support on October 13 of this year, then this page has some information, including the statement that:
With Office 2010 end of support, security updates will stop. Office apps will work, but you may be exposed to security risks.
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I wasn't aware of this until I saw this thread. I'm not certain if current users will have issues, as Excel is a rather standalone app (unlike a web browser or OS). It looks like a single individual can subscribe to office 365 for $70 a year. I don't like that, but it could be worse.
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LibreOffice!?
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^^^ This

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FIREchief wrote: Mon Feb 24, 2020 4:23 pm I wasn't aware of this until I saw this thread. I'm not certain if current users will have issues, as Excel is a rather standalone app (unlike a web browser or OS). It looks like a single individual can subscribe to office 365 for $70 a year. I don't like that, but it could be worse.
You could look into Office 2019 if you want a perpetual license. You'd also be OK, for a bit longer, if you have Excel later than 2010.
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runner3081 wrote: Mon Feb 24, 2020 4:47 pm LibreOffice!?
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