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Go to the internet and search for Power Point Viewer. I believe that Office standard doesn't come with Powerpoint either that or the *.pps file type doesn't have powerpoint as the program to start it.

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Am confused regarding what to download for simple power point viewer use when receiving e-mail with "pps" attachments. Will appreciate recommendations.


Hi,

If you wish to view Power Point (.pps) attachments you receive in your e-mail, you need to download and install the Microsoft Office PowerPoint Viewer 2007 which you can download by clicking this link.

Also, please be careful while opening PowerPoint documents you receive in email because a lot of viruses are transmitted these days along with .pps documents. So, only open PowerPoint attchments from contacts whom you know.

Hope this solves your problem. Thanks for using FixYa

Mar 03, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Any email file I receive that has a pps attachment I cannot open


Ill ask the obvious first, do you have Microsoft Powerpoint installed? If you dont, you can download a free PPS viewer. Just Google "PPS Viewer" , download and install it. If you do have PowerPoint, then try saving the pps file to your computer locally and try opening it? Please always post your questions with as much details as you can. What email client are you using? Gmail, Yahoo, Thunderbird, Outlook, Outlook Express, Windows Mail, etc. Its hard to answer questions with hardly any info. Thanks!

Feb 25, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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*.pps is not a valid Win32 application


Right click on the file and go to open with then select the Powerpoint Viewer 2007 and check the box making it the default.

Jun 13, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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Cannot open pps email attachments automatically


Hi.This is related to some registry issue with the Vista.The following link can help help you download a patch that will fix the issue for you : http://windowsxp.mvps.org/utils/PPSFix_2_1.zip 
Click on the link and it will ask you to save or cancel.save it on the desktop and then double click on it.Click on YES for the question it asks when u double clic.Restart the system and it should work now from email itself

Mar 16, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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I use windows media player to open e-mail attachments ie: video,audio and pictures.Untill recently i would open the e-mail,click on the attachment,wait for the dialog box to open. I would click "open" and...


>i found this only for PPS file not opening from windows mail but open fine once we save it , try this only for power point files For .PPS files (Microsoft PowerPoint Slideshow)
  • Click Start, type regedit.exe and press ENTER
  • Navigate to the following branch:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTPowerPointViewer.SlideShow.11shellShow
  • Right-click Show and click Rename
  • Type the word Open so that Show is replaced by Open command
  • If you have PowerPoint Viewer 2007 installed, repeat the above steps in this key, as well:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTPowerPointViewer.SlideShow.12shellShow
  • After changing Show to Open, close Registry Editor window.
For .PPT files (Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation)
  • Click Start, type regedit.exe and press ENTER
  • Navigate to the following branch:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTPowerPointViewer.Show.11shellShow
  • Right-click Show and click Rename
  • Type the word Open so that Show is replaced by Open command
  • If you have PowerPoint Viewer 2007 installed, repeat the above steps in this key, as well:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTPowerPointViewer.Show.12shellShow
  • After changing Show to Open, close Registry Editor window.
Screenshot ppsopen_vista.gif (Fig 1) Show is renamed as Open

Jan 24, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Media Player

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Windows mail and powerpoint viewer


From windows mail choose Options Then Security Tab. You can change some security behavior here for allowing viewing of attachements, however it will only work for certain file types. Others are prohibited regardless. IT's a measure Microsfot feels is protecting folks forcing them to save the file then open it. This allows Antivirus programs to fully scan the file before use. But it's fairly impractical.

If you get frustrated with WM, you might try Thunderbird from Mozilla.com Its free and far more flexible and robust than WM.

Good

Jan 05, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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Unable to open .pps attachments from windows mail in windowsvista


If you have Windows XP:
Manual fix
  • Click Start, Run and type CONTROL FOLDERS
  • In the Folder Options applet that opens, select the File Types tab
  • Scroll down and locate the following entry:
PPS (Microsoft PowerPoint Slide Show)
ppsopen.png
  • Click Advanced
  • Click the New button
  • Type Open in the the Action: text box
  • In the Application used to perform action: field, type the following exactly:
For PowerPoint Viewer 2003:
"C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\PowerPoint Viewer\pptview.exe" "%1"
For PowerPoint Viewer 2007:
"C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\pptview.exe" "%1"
  • Uncheck the Use DDE box
  • Click OK, OK
  • Close the Folder Options dialog
-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Dec 31, 2008 | Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium with...

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Diaporama pps on vista


You have to change your default association to your diaporama progarm.

Just right click on any pps file and select properties from the popup menu opend.

In the properties window you can find Change button.
Click on this button and change the default program from PowerPoint to another on which you needed.

Then Apply and make OK.

After that pps will be open by your new program.

Thanks
Iqbal

Mar 10, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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