Troubleshooting

If PowerPoint is not responding or you are getting out of memory while running MS Office and PowerPoint, then this troubleshooting section can help you to understand a find a fix. You can learn how to troubleshoot PowerPoint if it is not responding on saving as well as PowerPoint 2013 troubleshooting or learn what to do when Microsoft PowerPoint is not responding properly on Windows or Mac.

How to Fix “There is a Problem with the Office database” in PowerPoint 2011

If you are running PowerPoint for Mac and a popup dialog box appears with the following message ” There is a problem with the Office database” then that means the Office database needs to be fixed. You can fix this problem by opening the Microsoft Database Utility and running a Rebuild. In order to open Microsoft Database …

Download Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

One of the popular downloads from Microsoft’s Office.com website is the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint File Formats. This tool enables you to open any version of PowerPoint even if it was created with a newer version of MS Office. We already covered this topic in our old article How to open …

How to Open New Presentation File Formats in Earlier Versions of Microsoft PowerPoint

If you are running older versions of PowerPoint or MS Office (like PowerPoint 2003 or 2000) and you want to open a PowerPoint presentation that was created in a recent version such as PowerPoint 2007, 2010 or even the new PowerPoint 2013, then you can do that by installing a compatibility pack named Microsoft Office …

How to Recover Deleted PowerPoint Presentations

Recent Unsaved Documents

You might face a situation while you’re working hard with your presentation and suddenly the power goes out or your computer crashes. And adding spice to the sudden death of your computer, what if you didn’t save any previous copies of your PowerPoint work?  Well, that would be very annoying but no one can really predict what …

Using Document Inspector PowerPoint 2010 Before Sharing Your Presentations

If you are concerned about sharing your presentations and the privacy options, then you should check this feature available in PowerPoint 2010 (and PowerPoint 2013, too). This Document Inspector feature can be really helpful if you are using PowerPoint as a collaboration tool within other users (colleagues, friends, and partners) to design PowerPoint presentation. Before starting, …

What to Do if PowerPoint is Not Responding

What to Do if PowerPoint is Not Responding

PowerPoint not responding is a situation that can get the willies for anyone who is hurry to finish the PowerPoint presentation before an important meeting. But this can happen for many different reasons. One possible reason why PowerPoint 2010 or 2013 is not responding in our computer or is not working could be because the system …