Fix: Error message “The application Microsoft Powerpoint quit unexpectedly” in PowerPoint for Mac

This article may interest you, if when you launch PowerPoint for Mac, or when you try to open a new presentation, and the program closes unexpectedly.

Additionally, you receive this error message;

The application Microsoft Powerpoint quit unexpectedly. Mac OS X and other applications are not affected. Click relaunch to launch the application again. Click report to see more details or send a report to Apple.

To resolve this issue, Microsoft KB975723 recommends you try these trobleshooting steps:
1. Remove Powerpoint Preferences
2. Try Powerpoint in Safe Mode Boot
3. Remove and then reinstall Office
4. Use the “Repair Disk Permissions” option

This fix applies to PowerPoint 2004 for Mac, PowerPoint 2008 for Mac & PowerPoint for Mac 2011.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: