Fixes or workarounds for recent Office issues

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If you are recently running into installation, activation, or updating issues, please refer to our Fixes or workarounds for recent Office installation or activation issues article.

Just upgraded to Windows 10?
Please see Known issues with Office and Windows 10, which covers issues specific to that operating system.

Are you an Office 365 admin?
You can get up-to-date status on the Service health page of the Office 365 admin center. See how to view the status of your services.

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For Office 2016 on Windows 10 users, open an Office app, and click File > Feedback.

For Mac users, in Office 2016 for Mac, click the smiley icon in the upper-right corner.

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