Just think about this: You have been working on Microsoft PowerPoint for creating a presentation for an official purpose. It takes more than a week and finally your presentation is completed. You need to show this presentation to your business clients on next week. The presentation file is stored on your laptop. The day before you need to show the presentation to your business clients, you find the file is inaccessible. You try a lot to open the file, but you fail each and every time. You start scratching your head, but you have no idea why this is happening. Corruption is the only reason behind this problem as it makes the file inaccessible.
Learn why a PowerPoint presentation file gets corrupted.
Luckily, Microsoft provides a built-in repair feature, know as Open and Repair, to repair corrupt file. If the PowerPoint file is not severely corrupted, i.e. corruption is minor, then you can try to open the file using Open and Repair feature of Microsoft PowerPoint.
Follow the steps shown below to Open and Repair PowerPoint file:
Step 1: Launch Microsoft PowerPoint on your system. But do not open the file.
Step 2: Click File tab on top > click Open in the list.
Or you may simply press Ctrl + O.
Step 3: Now locate the PowerPoint presentation, but do not open it.
Click the file once to select it. Now click the drop-down arrow next to Open..
Step 4: Click Open and Repair to repair the selected PowerPoint presentation.
If the Open and Repair feature fails to repair PowerPoint file, this means corruption is severe. You need to use a third-party tool now to recover your data from corrupt PowerPoint presentation files. Try smart PowerPoint Recovery tools of Data Recovery Solutions. PPT Recovery for corrupt PPT files (older versions) and PPTX Recovery for PPTX files (newer versions).
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