can't open .pps email attachments unless saved

  duke94534 22:04 27 Aug 2007
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Annoying problem. can't open .pps or .ppt email attachments unless I save them first to my documents, then they open immediately and correctly. Checked file associations, everything looks correct. Thanks

  Clapton is God 08:17 28 Aug 2007

If you are using PowerPoint Viewer (as opposed to the full PowerPoint software package) try:

Start; Run and type regedit.

Navigate to:

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PowerPointViewer.SlideShow.11\shell

There will be two sub-keys by default (namely Show and Print). Select the sub-key named Show and rename it to Open.

Quit Registry Editor.

  VoG II 12:53 28 Aug 2007
  duke94534 16:59 28 Aug 2007

the regedit worked , thanks

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