powerpoint file transfer to earlier MS Office version

  Damarc 16:29 PM 10 Mar 13
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A presentation file was transferred to me which was a ppt macro enabled file 2007. I have MS Office ppt 2003 and when I tried to open it it said no text converter was installed for a file of this type. And I couldn't save it to a .pptm again for the same reason. Is this because my MS Office is now too old to accommodate the later edition files?

  Woolwell 17:25 PM 10 Mar 13

You will need to download and install the converter pack download. More details Open Powerpoint 2007 in an earlier version.

  Damarc 10:19 AM 11 Mar 13

I've downloaded but when trying to install it says I already have the file installed.???

  Woolwell 10:23 AM 11 Mar 13

Is it already listed in Control Panel add/remove programs?

The easiest way is to get the originator to save the PowerPoint file in an earlier version and resend it.

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