What is the Method To Repair Corrupt PowerPoint File?

Sometimes, the customer faces issues with the PowerPoint file, so in this blog you will read the method to repair corrupt PowerPoint File. For detailed information, you should go to the site via www.office.com/setup.

Method to Repair Corrupt PowerPoint File:

  • Shift the Presentation to Another Location:

First, you should go to the folder which has presentation file in the Windows Explorer. After this, you need to copy the presentation to another storage media. If in case, the user finds that the presentation is stored in the hard drive, then just move it to the USB but if the presentation is stored on USB drive, then just shift it to the hard drive. At this point, you should create a new folder on the drive and then shift the presentation into it. Now, you need to open the copied file to a new location. Here, you have to run the file from the location where you have recently saved it. Then, you need to verify the original location for errors. But if you can run the file from a new location, then this means the original location has turned corrupt.

For Windows:

You need to open the Computer and then hit on My PC from the left side and then just right-click on the disk which is creating problem. Now, you need to choose Properties and Tools tab and then hit on Check Now button which is under Error Checking section. At last, you should check both the options and then tap on Start option in order to repair PowerPoint file.

For Mac:

You need to visit to the Utilities folder and then open Disk Utility. After this, you should open the disk which is creating issues from the left side and then hit on First-Aid. At last, just wait for the scan to finish.

  •  Insert Slides to a New PowerPoint Presentation:

You need to open the PowerPoint which is creating problem and then just import the slides to new PowerPoint file. If incase, the app asks you to open the file which you wish to upload or create, then just choose the Blank Presentation option. At this point, you should tap on the New Slide button which is under the Home tab just by hitting on the downward arrow sign. Now, you should hit on the Reuse Slides option which is located at the bottom of the menu and then a sidebar will be there on the right side of the screen. Here, you need to tap on the Browse button and then choose Browse Files. After this, the file browser window will display on the screen. Then, you need to choose the corrupt PowerPoint file just by visiting to the location where the file is saved. Next, highlight it and then tap on the Open button. The user should right click on any slide in the preview and then choose Reuse All option. At the end, you need to verify the imported slides just by running the presentation and then access all the slides one-by-one.

  •  Open PowerPoint in the Safe Mode:

The user should tap on the Start menu and then write powerpoint /safe in the search box and after this, hit on Enter key. Here, you will view the PowerPoint with new blank presentation. At this point, you should make sure ‘Safe Mode’ comes with the name of the file. Now, you need to hit on the File menu and then choose Open option. At the end, go to the file and then verify if it opens in Safe Mode.

The above mentioned method helps to repair corrupt PowerPoint File. If the user need any information, then go to the official site via office.com/setup.