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Solving MultiMedia problems

Problems with sounds, movies and other multimedia elements in your PowerPoint presentations are generally due to one of three problems:

Symptoms of the first two problems:

For help with these problems, see The Myers Multimedia FAQ

Also visit The Microsoft Multimedia Troubleshooter where you'll find general troubleshooting suggestions and links to knowledgebase articles that cover everything Microsoft knows about multimedia in PowerPoint, all in one convenient place.

If media stops working when you transfer the show to a different computer or to a different drive or folder on your own computer or network, it's probably because the links to the media files broke. For help understanding and solving link problems, see Links break when I move presentation (and at other times)

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Solving MultiMedia problems
Last update 07 June, 2011