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Error message: The image part with relationship ID rld2 (or rld3) was not found in the file"


When you open a PowerPoint file, you get an error message:

The image part with relationship ID rld2 [or rld3] was not found in the file

and one or more of the images in your presentation are replaced with a red X or a white square with a message box that says something similar.


Unfortunately, there is no solution. Once you see this message and your images are missing, the images are simply gone. You'll have to re-insert them.

But make sure it doesn't happen again

This problem seems to have a variety of causes, so to prevent it, you'll want to eliminate the known sources of trouble.

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Error message: The image part with relationship ID rld2 (or rld3) was not found in the file"
Last update 12 June, 2017
Created: 12 June, 2017