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Consider the following scenario. A Microsoft PowerPoint 2002 presentation resides on a Web server that requires a password for access. You click a hyperlink in the presentation. The hyperlink starts with the characters "https://." You may receive the following error message:
A security problem has occurred.
How to obtain the hotfix
This issue is fixed in the PowerPoint 2002 post-Service Pack 3 Hotfix Package released on February 24, 2005. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
894877 Description of the PowerPoint 2002 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: February 24, 2005
To enable this hotfix, follow these steps:
Quit PowerPoint 2002.
Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.
Locate and then click to select the following registry key: