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When you try to save a PowerPoint presentation that you have opened and changed, you may receive the following message:
presentation name.ppt is currently in use. PowerPoint can't modify it at this time.
This problem occurs when the following conditions are true:
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
276367If you are running Microsoft PowerPoint 97, upgrade to the latest version of Microsoft PowerPoint.
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/276367/EN-US/ )OFF2000: How to Obtain the Latest Office 2000 Service Pack
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Office 2000 Service Pack 2.
Article ID: 244609 - Last Review: October 22, 2013 - Revision: 2.3