Opening up PowerPoint Presentations that were Downloaded from the Internet

Opening up PowerPoint presentations that were downloaded from the internet:

Certain computers are experiencing issues with opening up PowerPoint files that have been downloaded from the internet. An error pops up saying “We're sorry, something went wrong that might make PowerPoint unstable. Please save your presentations and restart PowerPoint.” We are currently aware of this issue, and are working towards a resolution. Until then, please follow the workaround below to open up any PowerPoints that have been downloaded from the internet.

  1. Open up the Start Menu, and locate PowerPoint.



  1. Right click on PowerPoint, and select “Run as Administrator



  1. Select “Open Other Presentations



  1. Click on “Browse


5. Find the presentation you would like to run, and then open it from there!


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