Query failed: connection to localhost:9312 failed (errno=111, msg=Connection refused). High Sierra and Microsoft Office 2011 - General Discussion Discussions on AppleInsider Forums Toggle navigation All Forums Recent Posts Sign In High Sierra and Microsoft Office 2011 pilotjocky Posted: June 14, 2017 12:26AM in General Discussion just heard that Office 2011 is not working with High Sierra. All my files are in Office. Is this going to mean more expense if I upgrade . Apple le you are dropping the ball Comments Reply 1 of 1 Mike Wuerthele Posts: 6,104administrator June 14, 2017 12:40AM Not even close on Apple's responsibility, here. It's not Apple's responsibility to maintain third-party compatibility, and even less so for software that's seven years old. You're not obligated to move to High Sierra either.We were the first to report on this, incidentally.http://appleinsider.com/articles/17/06/13/high-sierra-leaves-microsoft-office-for-mac-2011-behind-2016-edition-needs-updatingRegarding expense, Pages and Numbers will probably open your Word and Excel documents. edited June 2017 Sign In or Register to comment.