Templates Won't Open in PowerPoint 2010

This post addresses a bug some people are having with PowerPoint 2010 and presentation files and templates which have been downloaded from the Internet.


A .PPT or .PPTX file downloaded from the Internet will not open up viagra professional in PowerPoint 2010.  PowerPoint 2010 gives the error: “PowerPoint found a problem with content”

This error occurs because some browsers flag a file downloaded from the Internet as potentially dangerous and set a security block on it.  In some cases, PowerPoint 2010 does not know how to handle the security block.

If this is affecting you , the good news is there is an easy work around.  After you have downloaded the file, follow these quick steps.

1.Find the icon for the downloaded file, right click on it and choose “Properties” from the menu that appears.

Right-click on PowerPoint file and choose Properties

2. In the Properties Dialog Box that appears, look at the bottom of the window to see if there is a security block present.  Click “Unblock” and then Apply.

Click Unblock to remove the security block

3. Open the file in PowerPoint 2010 and enjoy!

From what I can tell this affects only some PowerPoint 2010 users, and I would think that the bug will be fixed in a future update for PowerPoint 2010.  A special thanks to PresenterMedia member Jason N. for bringing this to our attention.

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Art Holden has been involved in presentation and animation graphic content since 1990. He had the pleasure of creating one of the very first animation websites on the internet, Animation Factory. For 13 years he managed and created media for Animation Factory. He is now a part-owner and an employee working full time at PresenterMedia. His hobbies outside of work revolve around being involved in the bicycling community in Sioux Falls, SD. He never misses an opportunity to get on his bike and enjoy a ride.

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