Learn why Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2010 is not opening
What are the reasons due to which Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 doesn't open? How can the problem be rectified?
Microsoft PowerPoint is very helpful for business people, educators, students, and trainers etc. You could get this application with various MS Office productivity suites. It helps to enhance the look of your presentation. Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 is the latest version of Microsoft PowerPoint. It is built with new interface compared to previous editions. SmartArt is a new feature in the edition, which helps to create simple and effective diagrams, organization charts or flow charts with more applications than in previous versions. Other effects include Shadows, reflections, glows, bevels, 3D rotation and transforms. Sometimes, however, the Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 doesn't open due to various reasons.
The following points explain why Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 doesn't open and tips to rectify it:
At times when you try to start Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 on your computer, you may receive the following error message: “Microsoft Outlook has encountered a problem and needs to close, we are sorry for the inconvenience”. You could fail to open your Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. You could get the error signature information if you view the error report.
You may face this issue while opening your computer, if the Powerpoint.exe file was configured to open by using the Windows program compatibility mode setting. File corruption is another cause of this problem. If the files of your Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 get corrupted, you may fail to open it in your system. You may also face such issues due to virus attacks.
To fix the problem with your Microsoft PowerPoint 2010, you need to locate a Poweroint.exe file which is typically located in the following folder: C:Program FilesMicrosoft Office. After finding it, you need to right click the file and click 'Properties'. Click 'Run this program in compatibility mode' in the check box and then click 'Ok', on the compatibility tab. If this does not fix your problem, you need to scan your system for viruses. If the scan detects any viruses, you need to remove them from your system as quickly as possible.
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