1) The MS Office I used for over 4 years was removed because W10 said that this "starter" office could cause damage.
2) Matlab starts up really fast. But when I enter a command and hit return, the command window gets stuck. In the admin account (which I rarely use), Matlab worked. (I will try re-installing it to see if that helps.) If you have any other suggestions other than reinstalling, I will give them a try.
I ran from the command prompt:
and the popup said that Windows is permanently activated.