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Microsoft KB Archive/170801

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PPT97: How to Obtain PowerPoint Viewer 97


The information in this article applies to:

  • Microsoft PowerPoint 97 for Windows


The Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer 97 is not available on floppy disks. It is available as a self-extracting archive in the Microsoft Download Center.

To install the PowerPoint Viewer, download the Ppview97.exe file from the following Microsoft Web site:

Then, double-click the Ppview97.exe file to start the Setup program.


The PowerPoint Viewer 97 program is a Windows-based program that you can use to display presentations created in PowerPoint 97 for Windows (and earlier versions of PowerPoint for Windows) as well as PowerPoint for the Macintosh, versions 3.0 and later. Microsoft encourages users to copy the PowerPoint Viewer 97 file freely and distribute it to friends and co-workers along with presentations they have created in PowerPoint format.

NOTE: You may also be able to find this file on other Internet sites or electronic bulletin board services.

Additional query words: pptview viewer kbviewer ppt8 ppt8.0 8.00 viewer8 ppview97 exe

Keywords : kbdta kbviewer kbofficeupdate
Issue type : kbinfo
Technology : kbPowerPtSearch kbPowerPt97 kbPowerPt97Search

Last Reviewed: May 26, 2001
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