Note This issue does not occur in Microsoft XPS Document Writer.
Method 1 Fix it for meTo resolve this issue automatically, click the Fix it button or link. Then, click Run in the File Download dialog box, and follow the steps in the Fix it wizard.
For Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2012, or Windows Server 2008 R2
For Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, or Windows Server 2003
- After you run this Fix it solution, you must restart PowerPoint 2013 for this solution to take effect.
- This wizard may be in English only. However, the automatic fix also works for other language versions of Windows.
- If you are not on the computer that has the problem, save the Fix it solution to a flash drive or a CD, and then run it on the computer that has the problem.
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Method 2 Let me fix it myselfImportant
Follow the steps in this section carefully. Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Before you modify it, back up the registry for restoration in case problems occur.
To resolve this issue manually, follow these steps:
- Click Start, type regedit in the Start Search box, and then click OK.
- Locate and then select the following registry subkey:HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\15.0\PowerPoint
- On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD Value.
- Type IgnoreDevModeColor, and then press Enter.
- In the Details pane, right-click IgnoreDevModeColor, and then click Modify.
- In the Value data box, type 1, and then click OK.
- Exit Registry Editor.
Article ID: 2885877 - Last Review: Sep 13, 2013 - Revision: 1