Open Corrupt PowerPoint 2010 File

“Hi, today I reinstalled MS Office suite as PowerPoint 2010 was freezing numerous times. But after doing so, I am not able to open few of my presentation files now. It says that files are corrupt and hence cannot be opened in MS PowerPoint 2010 tool. Then I tried to open these corrupt PowerPoint files on other system, but I experienced the same situation. Is there are any possible method to fix and open this corrupt PowerPoint 2010 file? Kindly suggest some good solution.”

PowerPoint is an amazing MS Office application that creates extraordinary presentation files. Files created using PowerPoint program gets saved with .ppt, .pptx and .pps file formats. Earlier PowerPoint versions (2003 and before) saves files with .ppt file extension; whereas PowerPoint 2007 and above versions saves presentation files with .pptx file format. So, PPTX files from PowerPoint 2010 application are likely to get corrupted and fail to open in various situations as follows:

  • Incorrect update / migrate of PowerPoint application version can cause damage to presentation files being opened in it
  • Severe virus or malware intrusion to PowerPoint 2010 files will possibly corrupt files to maximum limit
  • Round tripping of PPTX files to another file format and back to same old format can sometimes result in severe corruption of these PowerPoint files
  • Malfunctioning of PowerPoint 2010 application due to wrong installation, incomplete Windows update on system, abrupt termination, etc. is another factor that can corrupt presentation file, which won’t open

As PowerPoint 2010 .pptx files get corrupt in above scenarios, it starts to show different error messages and refuses to open up. Such presentation files can be fixed only by making use of alternative PowerPoint file repair software. There are plenty of PowerPoint file repair applications available online to fix PowerPoint 2010 presentation files and make them open on your computer; if you are thinking which software to use, then read further.

How to open corrupt PowerPoint 2010 file?

Yodot PPT Repair is the prominent tool to fix and open corrupt presentations from PowerPoint 2010 application. This software involves effective repair strategies to easily mend corrupted or error showing PowerPoint files with ease. Repair process carried out by this repair software is free from malicious threats and hence can be used to safely fix PowerPoint files. It can also fix unreadable PowerPoint files created using MS PowerPoint 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010 and 2013 application versions. One can use this utility on PCs and laptops working on Windows Vista, 8, 7, XP, Server 2003 and 2008 OS versions.

Follow the instructions given below to repair and open corrupt PowerPoint 2010 files:

  • Download Yodot PPT Repair software on your Windows PC in which PowerPoint 2010 corrupt file is present
  • Install the program and run it from Start menu or from desktop shortcut icon
  • Then, in main screen click on ‘BROWSE’ button to search and choose required damaged PPTX file to be fixed
  • Next, hit ‘REPAIR’ button to activate scanning process
  • Wait till the process completes and then preview fixed presentation file
  • Finally, save this repaired PowerPoint file to specified target location on desktop hard drive

Special Note:

  • Follow proper method while updating / migrating PowerPoint version
  • It is wise to hold backup copy of important MS 2010 presentation files on external storage devices