Powerpoint Show to Autorun from CD om load up

  Pink_Panther2 11:46 25 Mar 2004
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Does anyone know of a way to get a Powerpoint show (.pps) to autorun from CD, upon loading please?
My advanced thanks to you gurus out there!

  Pink_Panther2 13:32 25 Mar 2004

Polite bounce. Can anyone help?

Thanks

  Mat2 15:24 25 Mar 2004

Hi

Try this

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It may help you

mat2

  JerryJay 15:56 25 Mar 2004

There is an option called "Pack & Go" in PowerPoint.

(1) Pre Office 2003: From there you can pack your presentation and include a Powerpoint Viewer (you need to select this). You need to pack to a writeable media (e.g. usb disk) first. Then you can creat a autorun.inf file, which is just a text file, you can creat it use notepad, in this file put a line: pviewer.exe xyz.ppt. Then burn this autorun.inf file with files you generated by Pack & Go to a cd. (note pviwer.exe is the powerpoint viewer, put correct name because I do not rememer the name).

(2) If you use Office 2003 and WinXP, then Pack & Go will do everything for you. Just put a CD in cdwriter, Pack & Go

  joel42 16:36 25 Mar 2004

I think the Pack & Go option provides a "read only" copy for presentations. Don't know a way to put it on CDRW to allow alterations.

  JerryJay 17:33 25 Mar 2004

Readonly is what the guy wants.

  Pink_Panther2 20:15 25 Mar 2004

My thanks to all. I used JerryJay's solution and it worked fine.

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