Microsoft KB Archive/251037
PPT97: Error Message: Setup Could Not Read from the File D:\PPT97INV.DLL
The information in this article applies to:
- Microsoft PowerPoint 97 for Windows
When installing Microsoft PowerPoint 97, you may receive the following error message:
Setup could not read from the file D:\PPT97INV.DLL
NOTE: D:\ is the letter of your CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive.
As a result of this error, you are unable to install PowerPoint 97.
This problem is caused Symantec Norton AntiVirus. It is possible other anti-virus programs may cause this problem as well.
To resolve this problem, disable Norton AntiVirus, and run PowerPoint 97 Setup again. To disable Norton AntiVirus:
- Start the Norton AntiVirus Main Program from the Norton AntiVirus program group.
- Click Options.
- On the Auto-Protect tab, click to clear the Load Auto-Protect at startup check box.
- Click OK.
- Click Yes when prompted whether to unload Auto-Protect now.
- Quit the program.
This problem occurs when you use Symantec Norton Antivirus 2000 version 6.0 and Microsoft PowerPoint 97 version 8.0.
The third-party products discussed in this article are manufactured by vendors independent of Microsoft; we make no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding these products' performance or reliability.
Additional query words:
Keywords : kb3rdparty kbsetup kbdta kberror
Issue type : kbprb
Technology : kbPowerPtSearch kbPowerPt97 kbPowerPt97Search
Last Reviewed: November 9, 2000