"This presentation was optimized for more recent versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer." message when you open a PowerPoint 2002 presentation in Internet Explorer in Windows XP Service Pack 2

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SYMPTOMS

When you use Microsoft Internet Explorer to view a Microsoft PowerPoint 2002 presentation on a computer that is running Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2), you may receive the following message:
This presentation contains content that your browser may not be able to show properly.

This presentation was optimized for more recent versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer. If you would like to proceed anyway, click here.
You may receive this message although you are running the latest version of Internet Explorer on your computer.

CAUSE

This issue may occur if one of the following conditions is true:
  • You use Internet Explorer to open a Microsoft PowerPoint 2002 presentation that is saved as a Web page.
  • You click Web Page Preview on the File menu in PowerPoint 2002 to preview a presentation as a Web page.

WORKAROUND

To view your presentation, click the To help protect your security, Internet Explorer has restricted this file from showing active content that could access your computer. Click here for options... message that appears at the top of the Web page, and then click the option that permits active content to access your computer.

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Article ID: 870886 - Last Review: November 10, 2004 - Revision: 3.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2 (SP2)
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 2 (SP2)
  • Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition Service Pack 2 (SP2)
  • Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition Service Pack 2 (SP2)
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