Troubleshoot Damaged Presentation in Microsoft® PowerPoint®
Microsoft® PowerPoint® is a program that allows users to create slideshows, presentations, etc. It enables you to design and manage a range of multimedia presentations instantly. However, sometimes your Microsoft® PowerPoint® file gets corrupted or infected. While opening your Microsoft® PowerPoint® file, you might come across various errors like ‘General Protection Fault’, ‘PowerPoint cannot open the type of file represented by .ppt’, etc. To avoid such errors make sure that your Windows® operating system is up-to-date and compatible with other software applications running on your computer. You can also set-up and install file repair software, which is designed to recover and repair Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation files that are corrupted due to virus attacks, improper system shutdown, etc. Microsoft® PowerPoint® repair software scans the complete damaged files and retrieves all images, animations and objects embedded in the file.
You need to understand the following points for troubleshooting damaged presentations in Microsoft® PowerPoint®:
- How to troubleshoot damaged files in Microsoft® PowerPoint®?
- What type of error messages occur while opening Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentations?
- What measures should be taken to avoid such errors in Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentations?
How to troubleshoot damaged files in Microsoft® PowerPoint®?
Presentation files get corrupted or damaged due to shutdown, slow speed and start-up errors. Microsoft® PowerPoint® files are also infected by virus, malware or spyware attacks. Thus, without wasting time in re-creating a Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation, you can easily troubleshoot or repair your damaged presentation in Microsoft® PowerPoint®. By installing the latest version of file repair software, you can recover all presentations with images and animations instantly. You can also try to recover the damaged Microsoft® PowerPoint® file by the following steps. Open a blank presentation and go to Insert menu and click 'Slides from Files'. Browse to the corrupt file and click 'Insert All'. To recover part of your text, you can go to Microsoft® Word. On the 'File' menu, click 'Open.' In the 'Open' box, click 'Files of Type' box and then click 'Recover Text From Any File'. Then move the file to a different place by copying the file to a different computer's hard drive or copying the file to a different drive on your computer. You can also open the file in a different way by using one of the Microsoft® PowerPoint® viewers or try opening Microsoft® PowerPoint® in safe mode and check if it enables you to open the file.
What type of error messages occur while opening Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentations?
While opening Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentations, you might come across various errors messages like ‘Unable to read file’, ‘This file is not in a recognizable format’, ‘General Protection Fault’, etc. These types of errors occur when your file is infected, damaged or corrupted. To avoid such issues, you can install file repair software and restore your damaged presentation.
The user should make sure that the system is installed with the latest version of Windows® operating system. iYogi Certified Technicians will resolve all hardware and software compatibility issues, as well as system start-up, sudden shutdown and uncommon lockup errors that may be hampering your Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentations.