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Error message: Microsoft Office PowerPoint can't display clip art.

Problem

After installing the SP2 update for Office 2003, when you start PowerPoint, you see this message or one similar to it:

Microsoft Office PowerPoint can't display clip art.
This feature is not available.  To make the feature available,  ...

etc,etc.

Solution

You may see this error message after installing Service Pack 2 (SP2) if you haven't installed Clip Art.
The error only occurs when the Drawing toolbar is visible.

MS is aware of the problem and is working on a hotfix but in the meantime, here are two workarounds:


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Error message: Microsoft Office PowerPoint can't display clip art.
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Last update 07 June, 2011
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