can't open .pps in live mail

Zul

Senior Member
#1
I am unable to open any .pps extention in widows 7 live mail even though I have 2007 power point viewer in the default associated programs. I can only open if I save to desktop first.
 


Captain Jack

Extraordinary Member
#2
Hello !! Welcome to Seven Support Forum !!

What is the exact Error message your getting when you do try to open it ??

- Captain
 


RAK

Extraordinary Member
#4
First choice.
Open Tools - Safety Options - Security.
Ensure that you have the second box unchecked "Do Not allow attachements to be saved..etc"
 


Zul

Senior Member
#5
Sorry but that does not work either. More ideas please.
 


RAK

Extraordinary Member
#6
The viewer may be seeing the Live mail attachment as insecure. One solution would be to use an older version, before the security feature was introduced. Here is a download for the 2003 version, for example:
Free Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer 2003 Download

But first, try right clicking the attachment and select "Open with". Browse to your Viewer - it will be in the Office folder and select.
Make sure you also select the small square option, bottom right, "Always use this...etc"
 


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