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PPT2003 - Can't access [filename] because the filename is invalid

Problem

When trying to open a file in PowerPoint, you receive a message:

Can't access [filename] because the filename is invalid

Solution

We don't know the specific cause for this problem, but newsgroup users have reported that they've solved it by:

If the message is

PowerPoint can't open the type of file represented by [FILENAME]

please see PowerPoint can't open the type of file represented by [FILENAME].


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PPT2003 - Can't access [filename] because the filename is invalid
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Last update 07 June, 2011
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