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Unable to Insert a Movie from the Selected File

If you run into this error message when inserting media files into your presentation, check this MSKB article:

Q212409 - PPT2000: Unable to Insert a Movie from the Selected File

For a more detailed tutorial on Windows multimedia, see the Myers Multimedia FAQ starting here.

And a great suggestion from a PowerPoint newsgroup member:

If you are using Windows XP

I may be wrong, but it seems that Moviemaker recognises most video file types/codecs and exports in a format that PowerPoint has no issues with.


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