Office & productivity software forum: How to Embed Windows Media Video File in PowerPoint Show

by: stevenlmgcoo April 26, 2012 3:34 PM PDT

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How to Embed Windows Media Video File in PowerPoint Show

by stevenlmgcoo - 4/26/12 3:34 PM

I can successfully embed a Windows Media Video File into my PowerPoint 2007 slide deck and save it as both .PPTx and .PPSx file and it plays back fine on my laptop. However, I want to be able to save it as a PowerPoint Show with the same embedded Windows Media Video File so it plays back on a different Laptop. The problem is, PowerPoint 2007 is Not embedding the Windows Media Video File into the PowerPoint Show file in such a way that when it is played on the different laptop and it reaches that slide (with the embedded computer animation clip - saved as a Windows Media Video File that successfully plays on the first laptop) in the presentation sequence, nothing happens on the second laptop. The PowerPoint Show doesn't play that embedded video on the second laptop and only allows me to advance to the next slide. Is there a procedure to address this issue?

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