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How to recover corrupt powerpoint file?

By AlexandraMurphy ·
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I have a power point file that I cannot open for some reason I get the error "powerpoint cannot open the file represented by...
The selected file does not appear to be a valid Microsoft PowerPoint file. It might be another kind of Microsoft Office file or a file created by using a different product.

I am using powerpoint 2003 I created it myself and it is not encrypted and I've tried everything to open it.

Any suggestions?

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Recover powerpoint file

by NealTucker In reply to How to recover corrupt po ...

Try this first and see if it helps:
Go under the Format Menu
Choose Replace Fonts
No matter which fonts you've used, replace them all with a standard one (Times New Roman) is probably the safest.
Try now "Save As" under a new name

Or

1. Click "Start" and click "My Computer." Click "Search" and select "For files or folders." Double-click on your hard drive.
2. Type "ppt*.tmp" into the search box that appears on the upper right corner of your window. Hit "Enter" on the keyboard. The hard drive will now search for any unsaved PowerPoint files. When the search is complete, all recovered PowerPoint files will be displayed.
3. Locate the file you were working on and right-click it. Select "Rename," and change the extension of the temporary file to ".ppt."
4. Open the renamed file in PowerPoint by double-clicking on it. Open the "File" menu and click
There are even some ways:
http://www.techrepublic.com/forums/questions/powerpoint-file-crashes-powerpoint-upon-opening/
https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/d86b2642-590d-4234-a173-f777ad40a0d7/powerpoint-file-crashes-powerpoint-upon-opening?forum=officeitproprevious

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How to recover corrupt powerpoint file?

by alexstingmaster In reply to How to recover corrupt po ...

You can use an professional PowerPoint recovery tool to repair easily corrupt or damaged MS PowerPoint (.ppt/.pptx/.pptm) files. The software efficiently restores various PowerPoint object. The software GUI is very simple and easy to use and does not require any technical skills to use it. The software allows two recovery modes: Standard Mode and Integrated Mode. It supports MS PowerPoint 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003, 2002 (XP), 2000, and 97.

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Powerpoint file recovery

by Kathiroyal In reply to How to recover corrupt po ...

PowerPoint File Recovery Software is an advance utility to recover PPT file and embedded with a strong algorithm to Repairs PowerPoint files such as .ppt, .pps, .ppsx and .pptx files. See more: http://www.recoverydeletedfiles.com/powerpoint-file-recovery-tool.html

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