clip_image002 You receive an error message when you try to open a file type that was blocked by your registry policy settings in PowerPoint 2007 or in PowerPoint 2003

Problem description

When you try to open a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation the presentation does not open. Instead, you receive the following error message:

You are attempting to open a file type that is blocked by your registry policy setting.

Solution Information

This Fix it Solution automates disabling and re-enable the restriction on opening presentations that were blocked by the registry settings for PowerPoint.