PowerPoint corruption sometimes happen unexpectedly and may give nightmares to the people who heavily depend on this application for their important work-related presentations. The reasons for this could be endless, such as application malfunction, virus infection, power fluctuation, operating system errors etc. Corruption makes the PowerPoint file inaccessible causing you to lose all the valuable information contained in the file. To overcome this situation, you need to repair PPT file and restore all the lost data. For this, you may use a third-party PowerPoint repair tool.
For instance, when you attempt to upload your PowerPoint presentation to MS-Office Live Meeting 2005 console, you may come across the following error message:
“PowerPoint couldn't open the Visual Basic for Applications project in presentation <path of the presentation file>”
The above error may have occurred due to anyone of the following reasons-
The PowerPoint file is corrupt.
Some associated registry entries may be missing or damaged.
The above error would prevent you from accessing the slides and other useful information in your PowerPoint file. In such situations, you may use a backup to restore all your lost data. To repair PowerPoint file in case of backup unavailability, you should follow the below mentioned resolution steps.
These steps may help you fix the problem and perform-
Upload a new PowerPoint presentation to the Live Meeting console. If you are unsuccessful in your attempt, follow the procedure given below-
Start the PowerPoint application.
Go to 'Help' menu and choose 'Detect and Repair'.
Check the 'Restore my shortcuts while repairing' check box and click 'Start'.
Follow the above steps to repair the MS Office installation.
After completing the process, try uploading the original PowerPoint file to the Live Meeting console.
If the above steps are unable to solve this problem, try to take help of an efficient PowerPoint repair tool. These software are user-friendly and more comprehensible. They employ powerful mechanisms to repair your corrupt file and then save the recovered file at any user-specified location. They not only ensure a swift recovery, but are dedicated to meet all the needs of the end users.
Stellar Phoenix PowerPoint Recovery is a robust utility that repair corrupt PowerPoint files created in MS PowerPoint 2007, 2003, 2002, and 2000. It enables users to perform a selective recovery of multiple PPT/PPTX files simultaneously. It is compatible with Windows 7, Vista, Server 2003, XP, 2000, and NT.
A small analysis on PowerPoint corruption