Solve PowerPoint Opens and Then It Immediately Closes Issue

Sometimes, Microsoft PowerPoint file opens and then closes immediately. It shows such unusual behavior because of leftover running copies of PowerPoint or due to corruption. In case of leftover running copies of PowerPoint file, you need to close PowerPoint file that is running in the background. And, if you are facing this situation due to corruption, then repair PPT file that quits immediately after starting. To know the complete procedure, go through this section.

Method #1: Close Running Copies of PowerPoint

PowerPoint file quits immediately after opening when there are any running copies of PowerPoint. It means, sometimes when PowerPoint crashes, it leaves parts of itself. Again, when you try to open PowerPoint, it sees already running copy and quits. So, you need to close these running copies. To do so, follow the steps mentioned below-

  • Open Task Manager
  • Go to Processes tab
  • Look for POWERPNT.EXE
  • Select and click on End Task

Now, open PowerPoint. If you still encounter the same issue, then try out the second method.

Method #2: Use Open and Repair

Sometimes, PowerPoint closes suddenly after opening due to corruption issues. In such cases, try inbuilt “Open and Repair” option to fix corrupted PowerPoint file. To use this option,

1. Open PowerPoint application and click on File tab

2. Select Open button and then choose the location

3. Then look for the file that quits immediately in Open window

4. Next, select the file and press down arrow next to Open button

5. From drop-down menu, select Open and Repair option

That’s it, it will help you to repair the PPT file so that it can open without any problem. If this doesn’t help, then it seems the PowerPoint file is severely damaged and you have to use advanced PowerPoint Repair tool like Hi5 Software PowerPoint File Repair tool to resolve the issue.

Method #3: Repair Corrupt PowerPoint File using Hi5 Software PowerPoint File Repair tool

Use Hi5 Software PowerPoint File Repair tool to fix PowerPoint file that quits immediately after opening. The tool helps to repair damaged PPTX, PPT, and PPS files in few minutes. It fixes and recovers text, animation, sound effects, images, OLE objects, etc. from presentation files.

Complete Guide to Fix PowerPoint File that Quits Immediately after Opening:

Get Hi5 Software PowerPoint File Repair tool by clicking Download button. Install and launch the software. Then, follow the below guide to fix PowerPoint file.

Step 1: Use Browse button and choose PowerPoint file that quits immediately after opening and hit Repair button.

Step 2: The software fixes selected PowerPoint file and provides Preview option to view repaired PowerPoint file before saving

Step 3: At last, select the destination path and click on Save button to save the repaired PowerPoint file.

The tool can also be used to repair PowerPoint file that shows error messages and doesn’t open at all. It is compatible to repair PowerPoint file created using MS PowerPoint 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003, and other versions.

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