Software to Fix PowerPoint Slideshow

“I was working on a presentation file consisting of 30 slides and saved it as filename.pptx file format. Later, when I tried to open this file, it is showing error message that “Objects and / or text overlap. Cannot open the file” Due to this error message PowerPoint slides are now inaccessible which had very important information in them. For my bad luck I do not have backup of that presentation file. So, can anyone suggest me on how to fix the issue?”

Microsoft PowerPoint is a tool that creates files in the form of graphical presentation slides. The slides of PowerPoint application will be saved with PPT / PPTX / PPS file extensions. These presentation files are widely used in business sectors, education systems, organizations, etc. as a convenient way of expressing ones information. But, very often users face difficulty in accessing Microsoft PowerPoint files due to PowerPoint file corruption / damage. There are various reasons for PPTX file getting corrupted or damaged and given below are few of them:

  • If any harmful viruses severely infect PowerPoint slides on your system, then the slide contents will be modified and it becomes inaccessible
  • Converting PowerPoint files to open with some other file extensions
  • Improper termination of MS PowerPoint tool while editing any presentation slide
  • Presentation file getting corrupt due to CRC error i.e. change of data bits of the file
  • Improper or incomplete transfer / download of PowerPoint slides
  • Software conflicts in the functioning of MS Office may even cause broken PPT file

When you try to open PowerPoint presentation file that is corrupt / damaged / broken in above scenarios, then you will come across the following error messages:

  • “PowerPoint cannot read **.pptx”
  • “PowerPoint cannot open ****.ppt file because part of the file is missing”
  • “PowerPoint Not Responding”
  • “The Presentation **.pptx is incomplete. Please reload”
  • “Objects do not appear where they are positioned on the slide”

How to fix inaccessible MS PowerPoint slides?

Try using inbuilt repair utility such as “Open and Repair” option or “Trust Center” provided by MS Office tool. If these methods do not fetch any results then, go for third party PowerPoint repair tools that can resolve all issues related to PowerPoint Presentation files.

Repair Microsoft PowerPoint Slides using Yodot PPT Repair tool:

To repair PowerPoint files on Windows OS make use of Yodot PPT Repair software. This software is capable of repairing broken as well as corrupted PowerPoint files from different versions of PowerPoint application. You can regain access to damaged PowerPoint Presentation slides using this software. Additionally, PowerPoint files that do not open can also be fixed with the help of advanced scanning procedure without affecting source file during the repair process.

Working procedure of Yodot PPT Repair tool:

  • Download Yodot PPT Repair utility from given website on any Windows OS based computer
  • Install it by following ongoing steps and run the utility
  • In the upcoming screen, browse and select for the presentation file that need to be repaired using “Browse” option
  • By clicking on “Repair” button, the software starts to scan and repair the selected PPT / PPTX / PPS file
  • In the next window, status of repair process will be shown through status bar
  • After completion of repair process, preview the repaired presentation file along with its slides
  • Later, browse and select a desired location to save repaired PowerPoint file
  • Click on “Save” button and a new PowerPoint presentation file will be at your finger tips ready to access

Things to remember:

  • Always have multiple backup of important files
  • Do not save the repaired PPT file to the same location where corrupt file was present