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PPS file Extentions

Have Dell 2350 rebuilt XP OE6 IE7 120G HD 1024RAM new CDRW/DVD 7.75G Used
Used to be able to open these files. Now since rebuilt ---can't open them. What do I have to do to open PPS file folders in OE 6 E-mail.

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Looks like you've lost a viewer

Unless you have and use an MS Office suite, you can download the free Powerpoint viewer from Microsoft. Just type what I've underlined into google to get the link.

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S. I downloaded the viewer from uber. I still cannot open the e-mail pps pictures. The folder options =file type, show PPS in M. PP V. in Advance-- it shows Print- Save As- SHOW- with Print as the default.
Now what?

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Error Message?

Are you trying to open PPS files directly from Outlook Express 6? If so, are you getting an error message? Are you able to open any PPS files?


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Helpful resource...
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Thanks C, I get a message that there is no file. I tried to install the info from Winsxp.mvps-- in file types- advance etc. would not accept it. Still can't open pps e-mail. Years ago when this computer was new DEll support walked me through this same procedure. It worked then. But when I rebuilt this computer with a new XP 120G HD 1G Ram new CDRW and DVD ----I can't open pps file extentions in OE 6.
Also A lot of times I can't open a thread from a site. Sometimes the thread will open immediately, other times it takes a minute or 2 and sometimes it takes a half an hour. I just reinstalled MPPV2007 Compatability---IE 7 and removed WordPerfect 2002 because it was way to slow. I installed OpenOffice.Org and it works fast. Back to OE 6 pps e-mail; What now? nmrabbit

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Re: PPS 3

nmrabbit, Download the PPSFix utility at the link below and follow the instructions to use it. Also make sure that Outlook Express is set as your default e-mail program.

Using the PPSFix utility
Download (~12 KB). Unzip the file and run the utility. Select the file types that you want to fix, and then click Fix. Note that you need to login as administrator in order to use this utility


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Thank you Thank you, Tufenuf. Works like a charm. nmrabbit

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(NT) Glad to see it worked & Thanks for posting back.
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Glad you got it figured out.

Happy to hear Tufenuf was able to help! Thanks for following up. It is always nice to hear what solution did the trick Happy


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