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PowerPoint Presentation Security

By mbre ·
I use PowerPoint 97. When I save my presentation as a show and burn it on a CD. Someone can just copy it off the CD on to their hard drive, open properties change it from read only to archive, open up PowerPoint and rearange everything.
How do you protect a PowerPoint Presentation from being altered in anyway?

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by eBob In reply to PowerPoint Presentation S ...

Sad but true. Yes, you can set it as read-only, but you described perfectly what happens.

There are other approaches.

I often export my presentations to PDF. While lots of people have PPT (or another app that can open PPT files), significantlyless people have the full version of Acrobat, being content with the simple reader.

There are other tools which even more deeply embed presentations, but I am not sure what they are. I'll bet Macromedia has something that will work, but I'll alsobet "it ain't cheap".

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