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Powerpoint file question

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  • Started 7 years ago by gcs182
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gcs182
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I created a powerpoint presentation (ppA) ~ 2weeks ago & subsequently used as a format to create a new presentation (ppB). In the process, I accidentally saved ppB as ppA before renaming it properly to ppB. Is there anyway to find the original ppA without losing any recently created files?

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drifta
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Do you have windows vista?
If you do you may be able to retreive the files by right clicking the folder and selecting previous versions.
Once in previous versions find a folder dated to before the accident happened and it should be there.
Good luck

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jd2066
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If the .ppb file opens just fine in PowerPoint then you can just select file, save as, select the right type and save a new copy with the correct type.
Also .PPA is the wrong type for PowerPoint, .PPA is a WordPerfect file. You want .PPT for the PowerPoint 97-2003 format and .PPTX for the PowerPoint 2007 format.

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