How to Fix PowerPoint 2007 when it is not Working?

Hi, few days back I have downloaded PPTX file from internet and it was very much important for my project. However, when I tried to open it in MS Office PowerPoint 2007 app, I faced error message like ‘PowerPoint 2007 is not working’. So I thought to download that PPT PPTX file again and tried to open it, but got same error message. How to resolve this problem? Is there any method to fix this PowerPoint 2007 error showing PPT PPTX file? Please help me out…

The above mentioned issue may probably occur in case PowerPoint 2007 application has some issue. This kind of application error can be resolved by following manual methods. One such way is described here:

  • Click Start option and then hit on "Search" option
  • Now, click 'All files and folders' and in 'All or Part of the file name' box, type ppvwintl.dll and click again on Search.
  • In Search result, copy Ppvwintl.dll and open this folder: c:\Program File\Microsoft Office\Office12. This folder contains a folder named '1033'.

In 1033 folder, click paste on Edit menu and check whether the problem is fixed. If the issue still persists then PowerPoint 2007 file has corruption issue. There are many reasons that can damage PowerPoint 2007 file which are as follows:

  • Sometimes if PPTX file is saved on malware infected computer, then it might get corrupted and refuse to open in PowerPoint 2007 application
  • When you have slow internet connection and fail to download complete presentation file, then file may get corrupted and it cannot be opened in PowerPoint 2007
  • PPT file may get damaged by unnecessarily changing its file format to other format and converting it back again to its original format
  • While closing PowerPoint file you have to click on ‘Exit’ option, if you close PPTX file improperly then PowerPoint 2007 may fail to open it next time

In above mentioned cases, PPTX file get corrupted and when you try to access such file in PowerPoint 2007 it shows error like ‘PowerPoint 2007 is not working’. To fix this error one can use prominent repair software.

PowerPoint 2007 error repair tool:

Using Yodot PPT Repair software it is possible to fix PPT file that displays error message stating PowerPoint 2007 is not working. Apart from above mentioned error, it can also fix PowerPoint 2007 cannot open the specific file error, PowerPoint 2007 cannot open the file error, PowerPoint 2007 file name is invalid error, PowerPoint 2007 not responding on Windows 7, etc on computer. It helps in repairing PowerPoint 2007 file from storage devices like memory cards, USB drives, external hard drive and FireWire drives. This tool efficiently mends PPTX and PPS PowerPoint file along with PPT file. Apart from PowerPoint 2007, this application can repair PPT presentation files created on Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2000, 2002, 2003, and 2010 versions. Moreover, it can be installed on all the Windows desktop running with MS Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and Windows 2003 operating systems.

Procedure to repair when PowerPoint 2007 is not working:

  • Download and install Yodot PPT Repair utility on your computer
  • Now allow the software to run and follow the instructions
  • When main screen get displayed click on 'Browser' option to select the corrupted presentation file that has to be repaired
  • Then, click on 'Repair' button to start scanning process, you can see status of repair process in progress bar
  • After the completion of scanning process, you can view fixed PowerPoint 2007 file using 'Preview' option
  • Finally save repaired PPT file in preferred destination location

Points to Remember!!

  • Have a practice to terminate PPT/PPTX file properly while turning off your system
  • When editing PowerPoint 2007 file is completed don't forget to save it
  • It is very important to take back up of PowerPoint files on efficient storage device