Windows mail and power point

  Russell1307 09:04 20 Sep 2008
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A problem that has just arisen. I have 2003 powerpoint on my computer and am a bt broadband subscriber but download email messages via Windows Mail (I have Vista).

I have always been able to open powerpoint email attachments by clicking on the attachment. I can still do this if I go directly into the BT site and look at the emails there. However, now it seems (happened in the last 2 weeks)that when I click on the attachment after I have downloaded the message via Windows Mail I get the message' This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. Create an association in the Set Association panel'. This all means nothing to me so should much appreciate advice.
Regards
Russell

  Taff™ 11:46 20 Sep 2008

Control Panel>Default Programs>Set Associations. Scroll down to .pps and .ppt and change both to open with Powerpoint.

  Russell1307 12:27 20 Sep 2008

thanks Taff but I dont have 'Default Programs' as part of my (Vista) Control Panel?

  BurrWalnut 14:16 20 Sep 2008

Have a look click here

Also, you should think about using PowerPoint 2007, at the bottom of this page click here

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