Manually trouble shooting a corrupted file is tedious, and in several cases impossible. This is because several technical issues cannot be resolved without the help of recovery tools. There are many reasons causes PowerPoint file corrupted. Abrupt closure resulting in improper recovery, problems with the version of PowerPoint, improper installation of Microsoft Windows, computer virus or malware and hard disk drive issues.
Office file repair tools not only help in identifying the root cause of the issue, but also rectify it and repair corrupted PowerPoint file. PowerPoint repair software available in the market would be a good resource to bank on, though some may have limitations recovering files from bad hard disk sectors. Stellar Phoenix PowerPoint Repair Software is an efficient and safety repair tool which can help you to repair PowerPoint files of any extension- .pptx, .pptm or .ppt. It can restore most objects of your presentation. For those files that are exceedingly corrupted, it does a bankable raw recovery.
This PowerPoint file repair tool opens with several tools and menus to help recover your precious presentation. See the sample screen shot below:
If there is one specific file that is corrupted, you may choose that from clicking the “Select File” button. This will let you select any file from the chosen location.
Click the “Find Files” button to start scanning the corrupt files in the specified location. The progress bar displays the extent to which the search is done.
The file is displayed for preview to the user
The final step is to simply choose the location where you want to store the recovered file and click the “OK” button
A damaged presentation in PowerPoint can be recognized by any of the following error messages the system would throw:
The error messages could occur due to any of the following root causes:
When encountered by any of the above errors that the system throws, you may first try to do some basic investigation in the following way:
In case the issue is due to some bad configuration or damaged MS Office on your system, you should not have a problem opening and working with the file on a different computer.
If you are able to open it elsewhere, this means the presentation is not corrupted. You can simply attempt to repair or re-install the office software on your computer to automatically resolve the issue. This will see that you would not have any future problems or issues
Another way to determine if there is a problem is to check working with a new presentation. If you are able to do it, most likely, the individual presentation that has a problem needs some recovery.
In this case, it is best to use recovery software instead of manually trying to troubleshoot the problem.
Stellar Phoenix PowerPoint repair software is an efficient and reliable tool. Besides, the scanning process is pretty quick. You can recover most of the presentations with ease unless the Hard disk fragments are in a totally bad shape.