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Hi I have piles of old powerpoints created in and before 98

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Hi I have piles of old powerpoints created in and before 98 which I somehow cannot open in windows 2007 although I can see the little preview icon with correct data of the old ppt. Can you provide some solution to this ?

Thanks in advance
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Microsoft Office
Expert:  Richard replied 9 months ago.
Thank you for your question, my name is Richard.

What you need to do is convert these to a version post 97.

To do this, use the free service on the link below

http://www.zamzar.com/

Upload your powerpoint file (you repeat this process for all your files) and convert it to a 97-2003 version.

Once you receive this version, you can then open it.

If you have any problems, or would like any additional information or assistance, please do not hesitate to let me know.

And if you can take a second to rate my service, that would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you
Customer: replied 9 months ago.


Sorry zamzar is blocked site as per our security policy


 

Expert:  Richard replied 9 months ago.
ok, it is the only converter available.

How many powerpoint files do you need converted?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.


zamzar failed to convert :-c

Expert:  Richard replied 9 months ago.
I thought you were blocked?

Can I convert one of them for you please

- Click the following link: http://www.wikisend.com
- Upload the file to that website
- Once it is uploaded, the resulting page will display a "File ID" number.
- Please, give me that "File ID Number"

Thank you
Customer: replied 9 months ago.


sorry blocked have to sign in etc let us just forget it.


 

Expert:  Richard replied 9 months ago.
ok, but the instructions do work, I have converted these for many customers.

Can you not convert via the site from home where it is not blocked?
Customer: replied 9 months ago.

Richard I hate sites where you have to sign fill in piles of data and than get messages every day. Let us just forget it or give me your email I'll send the ppt file to you 0.4 M

Expert:  Richard replied 9 months ago.
You dont need to sign in, you just follow my instructions.

- Click the following link: http://www.wikisend.com

- Upload the file to that website by clicking the upload button

- Once it is uploaded, the resulting page will display a "File ID" number.
- Please, give me that "File ID Number"

There is NO login required.

Else email it toXXX@XXXXXX.XXX with ATTENTION RICHIEME in the subject. But that takes time to get to me, whereabouts wikisend is instant and requires NO login

Customer: replied 9 months ago.

Aha 848802 is the id


 

Expert:  Richard replied 9 months ago.
Thanks

This is converted and working

Go to www.wikisend.com

Click Download and use File ID 545656

This was done per my initial instructions to you.

Let me know if you have any difficulties please

Customer: replied 9 months ago.

Richard wow it works ! Thanks did ou use zamzar only ?

Expert:  Richard replied 9 months ago.
Yes, exactly as I described in my instructions to you which I repeat below.

use the free service on the link below

http://www.zamzar.com/

Upload your powerpoint file (you repeat this process for all your files) and convert it to a 97-2003 version.

Once you receive this version, you can then open it.

If you have any problems, or would like any additional information or assistance, please do not hesitate to let me know.

And if you can take a second to rate my service, that would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you
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Category: Microsoft Office
Satisfied Customers: 16836
Experience: Over 15 year experience resolving Microsoft Office Issues
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