”Office is busy” error message

We’re sorry for the delay in getting an Office application open, but if you get the below message we’re trying to update, repair, or uninstall Office.

Office is busy. We're sorry, <application name> can't be used right now because Office is busy.

Please wait a few minutes and then try to open the program again.

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