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Since I upgraded my MacBook from Tiger to Leopard, I can't play PowerPoint files. When I double-click on one, the PowerPoint "P" starts its bouncing, then the download status bar shows, then a blank screen and nothing - I have to reboot. Any ideas or suggestions will be appreciated. TIA.
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What version of PowerPoint are you using?

Do any of the other Office applications (Word, etc.) work?
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My PowerPoint is version 11.3.5. Microsoft says there are no updates to it.

Word, Excel and Entourage work fine. SOME .pps files I can play... others (most of them) freeze my MacBook.
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Think your problem is the upgrade issue with Leopard. Erase and install has far less problems.

Run uninstall from your MS Office disc and do a clean install znd let us know how you go.
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I hope you mean uninstall and re-install PowerPoint, not Leopard?
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BUT... why can I play some PowerPoint files but can't play others?
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Think your problem is the upgrade issue with Leopard. Erase and install has far less problems.

Run uninstall from your MS Office disc and do a clean install and let us know how you go.
Have you tried uninstalling Office?
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