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Windows 7: Power Point VIEWER not working in W7 x64

15 Jun 2010   #11

Windows 7 x64 Home Premium
Powerpoint viewer 2003 works fine on Win 7 x64

ppv 2007 didnt work on my system either,I changed to the 2003 version.Works just fine.
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15 Jun 2010   #12
WalkerA WinTeam

Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) *** Windows XP SP3 (32-bit), OSX 10.6

Cool, well thanks for posting your solution munin!


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16 Jun 2010   #13

Win7 Ultimate x64

Thank you.

The 2003 version works perfectly well in x64 and takes only 4 MB space in the hard disk. I got it from here:

Microsoft Office Power Point Viewer descarga gratis, Microsoft Office Power Point Viewer 2003 descarga gratis
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21 Jan 2011   #14

Windows 7 Home premium 64bit
Powerpoint viewer solution

I couldn't get my powerpoints to play until I right clicked on the one I wanted to view and clicked rename. The only thing I changed was the pps. I changed it to ppt and now I can watch it. I don't know if this helps anyone but it helped me.
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07 Sep 2011   #15

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
Possible Solution

I’m having a problem opening files using ‘Microsoft Office PowerPoint Viewer 2007’. Every time I try to open a file with it, it tries to open the file with ‘2007 Microsoft Office component’. I’ve right clicked on the file and tried the ‘open with’ option, and found the viewer and clicked on it. Even after I do this, it still tries to use ‘2007 Microsoft Office component’. Even using the properties window and changing the ‘Opens with:’ option, it still uses ‘2007 Microsoft Office component’ to open the file. It’s as if the two programs are getting confused with each other.
The only option I’ve found is to open ‘Microsoft Office PowerPoint Viewer 2007’ directly. After you do this a window will pop open allowing you to find a file and open it. While this does allow you to use the viewer, it is still not functioning as intended.
Anybody have any other answers?
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07 Sep 2011   #16

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

Do you just have Powerpoint Viewer installed or do you have Microsoft Office 2007 (which includes Powerpoint)installed as well?
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07 Sep 2011   #17

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit

Nevermind, I feel like a jackass. Forgot a basic rule of troubleshooting computers: uninstall and reinstall. That did it. It works fine now. Thanks for the help though.
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07 Sep 2011   #18

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit

That's OK, thanks for letting us know.
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