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I accidentally deleted (I think), Excel from my Mac

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I accidentally deleted (I think), Excel from my Mac

Did you purchase Excel, do you have the CD?


Customer: replied 4 years ago.

do not have cd & when I clicked onto reply, I received "server

Thank you.

Click the Finder icon (Magnifying glass) on the top right.
Type Excel in the box.

Do you see Excel on the list of programs?
If not - open the Trash. Is it in the trahs?

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

not in trash


In Finder, type App Store.

Do you have the App Store on the your Mac?


Customer: replied 4 years ago.

I have App store on bottom on desktop as well as the excel icon, but when I click on it says it program needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find the disc.

Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX

Does the App Store open at all?

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

yes, but I don't see excel in there.

That's ok - I just wanted to know that you have a recent version of Mac OS, and that it is functional.

Do you remember how or where you purchased the product?


Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Sorry for delay, I had to attend meeting. I do not recall where the program came from because I did not load it. I suspect that maybe it was not purchased?


I think that is very likely - you probably had a demo, which expired.

If you still need to use Excel, you can simply download and install it directly from Microsoft.

Here is the direct link to the product:

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