Microsoft Power Point Slide Show

  loopyloo 16:11 20 Dec 05
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I am trying to open an email sent to me with a pps file. When I click to open the attachement in outlook it says the following "This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. Create an association in the folder options control panel". When I look in the folder options in the control panel pps is showing as microsoft power point slide show. Im I doing something wrong. Help would be appreciated.

  Mad Mick 16:14 20 Dec 05

If you have Microsoft Powerpoint then you should be able to configure it to view the file. If you don't have Powerpoint you can download a free Powerpoint viewer from Mictosoft's site.

  GroupFC 16:17 20 Dec 05

Do you have Ms powerpoint installed on your machine (it is part of the ms office suite)?

If you don't you can get a powerpoint viewer form the ms download centre.

  GroupFC 16:17 20 Dec 05

Doh - must type faster!!

  Fellsider 16:18 20 Dec 05

From what you say the attachment appears to be a Power Point Slide Show.

1. Are you expecting an attachment?

2. What type of attachment are you expecting?

You will need PowerPoint to view this attachment unless a 'viewer' is available similar to Word and Excel, for those who don't have the program.

  Fellsider 16:19 20 Dec 05

Exactly GroupFC!

  Mad Mick 16:22 20 Dec 05

New Year's resolution. Must learn to spell Microsoft properly!!!

  VoG II 17:22 20 Dec 05

Powerpoint viewer click here

Unable to open .PPS attachments directly from Outlook Express click here

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