How to Fix Cannot Find PowerPoint File Error?

“I have downloaded a PowerPoint file and saved on my desktop to edit it. However, when I clicked on that file, it displayed an error message that cannot find PowerPoint file. Anyone have any idea about this error? I don’t know how to solve this error? Can anyone explain me what this error is and how to fix it?"

PowerPoint is a slide show program used to develop presentation tasks. For business people it is a best way to present their ideas and also it is one of the easiest ways to prepare reports and check progress of their work in graphical presentation.

But when the situation like above encounters, then user may feel difficult to use PowerPoint files. Not only above mentioned error, user may get some other error messages while accessing PPT files. Some of them are:

“PowerPoint can’t read path \file_name.ppt.”

“There was an error accessing C:\document and settings\username\presentaion.pptx”

Reasons for PowerPoint file errors:

The facts to get this kind of error message is PowerPoint file corruption. Causes for corruption of PPT file are listed below:

  • PPT file can get corrupt due to download error, CRC error and some other errors
  • PowerPoint files can get damaged due to improper installation of MS Office on your PC
  • Improper conversion of file from one format to other(PPT to PPTX file) may also cause for its corruption

If you are getting same kind of error while accessing your PowerPoint file, then use PPT repair software to fix it. If you want to use reliable and worthy repair tool, then use Yodot PPT Repair on Windows system.

Software to fix cannot find PowerPoint file error:

Yodot PPT Repair can effectively fix cannot find PowerPoint file error on Windows system. In addition, it also helps to resolve various errors of PowerPoint files such as cannot open PPT file, MSI error, PowerPoint file too large, PowerPoint read only error, PowerPoint file is corrupt and cannot be opened error, MS PowerPoint 2010 file error and lot more. Its nifty repair strategies can successfully fix presentation files created using PowerPoint 2010, 2007, 2003 and 2000 versions. This tool can easily fix damaged PowerPoint file of file format PPTX, PPT and PPS. This utility is compatible to run on various versions of Windows system such as Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 and 2003 OS based PCs and laptops.

Sometimes users are unable to find local header ZIP of compressed PPT file. Fix such damaged Zip PPT or any other compressed file using Yodot Zip Repair tool

Procedure to fix cannot find PowerPoint file error:

  • First download and install Yodot PPT Repair tool on your Windows system
  • After installation, run the software from Start menu or from desktop shortcut icon in order to fix above mentioned error
  • Next, from the main screen of this tool, click on ‘Browse’ button to select corrupted PPTX or PPT file that needs to be fixed
  • Then, click on ‘Repair’ button and initiate repair process
  • Software neatly scans chosen PowerPoint file and creates a healthy new file
  • Have a look at error free presentation file and proceed to save it in desired location on Windows system

How to prevent PowerPoint File corruption?

  • Avoid opening new version of PPT files in older one
  • Follow proper installation procedure while installing MS Office in your system