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How do I open a pps file?

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I received a pps email attachment. I think it is Power Point. All I see are symbols instead of regular text. What method do I use to see it correctly?


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Sheila, Yep, It's Power Point..

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and you can either install the Power Point program from Microsoft Office, or download the free Power Point Viewer from the link below:

PowerPoint 2003 Viewer

Hope this helps.


Collapse -"...scan attachment before..."

In reply to: Sheila, Yep, It's Power Point..

Attachments bring problems, even if you know the sender. SCAN all attachments with your UP TO DATE antivirus program before opening. Just because you know the sender doesn't mean their machine is not infected. If so, what they have you will have!
Better safe than sorry!

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SCAN all attachments with your UP TO DATE antivirus program before opening

- What's wrong with the on-access checking the antivirus program automatically does when opening the file?
- What's the use of doing it yourself before opening the attachement (save as .. + browse to the file in Explorer + right click + scan this file).

Just asking and willing to learn. No offence intended. Wish to be well protected myself, of course.

If somebody sends me a spreadsheet or a Word document, and I know he worked on it recently, I just open it without any precautions trusting my on-access-scanner for the unlikely case there's a macro-virus in it and I would answer No to the question if it should be disabled. That's not really irresponsible behaviour, is it?



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Opening E-mail: Outlook Express Virus Stuff Instructions

In reply to: Scanning.

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(NT) (NT) NT..Thanks to all

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