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#1 Cinoreah

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Posted 24 June 2005 - 10:12 AM

When I get certain a attachment that has "pps" the dialog box starts jumping or blinking on and off when I try to open the attachment. What is pps and why does the dialog box jump? Any help appreciated...
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Posted 24 June 2005 - 05:27 PM

Extensive research coupled with my vast experience (Ok, I googled) tells me a few things:

1. pps is the extension for a MS PowerPoint presentation or slideshow.

2. You will need MS Office (or Open Office :thumbsup: ) or a PowerPoint viewer to open it.

3. There may be a problem trying to open it direct from your email application. You need to virus check it and then save it to a folder before opening it. Also see this info:
http://windowsxp.mvps.org/ppsopen.htm

4. Some people regard pps attachments as a high security risk - if you are not sure who is sending it you may be better off deleting it immediately.

5. No idea why the dialog box is jumping around.

hth :flowers:

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Posted 24 June 2005 - 08:40 PM

:thumbsup: Thanks Rimmer....

Only get these from a couple people who I trust but from now on I'm just going to delete them w/o trying to open them. Just junk anyway... I have Micro office.

One day one was jumping so bad it really screwed my puter up and I couldn't close the window. I had to completely shut down the puter.

Thanks for the input.... :flowers:

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