Re: grant read/write permission for a folder
I am pleased that you got yourself sorted, if we can help further do not
hesitate to post.
"Novice" <Novice@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Thanks for responding, Stuart. I have solved my problem; it was related to
> Office 2003. I also have installed Add-Ins to Office 2003 when I was using
> Windows XP. Using Vista, I find everything different. Because the
> location when I unzipped the downloaded file was in C:\Program
> Files|etc.\etc., I wasn't able to change the permission for a folder in
> I decided to unzip the downloaded tools to a new folder stored in My
> Documents and it installed immediately. Don't know why I didn't think of
> before!!! I was just caught up in the directions on my screen that told me
> had give read/write permission.
> Thanks again for responding. Guess I'll tackle Office 2007 when I feel
> comfortable with Vista.
> "Stuart Forshaw" wrote:
>> Which version of Powerpoint are you using 2000, 2003, 2007?
>> I have installed additional microsoft add-ins with no problem into
>> Powerpoint 2007.
>> Just download the file>Save To A Location>Open.
>> If you are using Powerpoint 2007 you will see a new tab on the ribbon
>> "Add-Ins" click on the tab and your add-ins will be shown on the ribbon.
>> For earlier versions, from experience many of the add-ins end up under
>> "View">Toolbars>then select the add-in you require.
>> Hope this helps you
>> "Novice" <Novice@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> >I downloaded a set of Add-In tools for PowerPoint. To be added to my
>> > I need to grant read/write permission to the folder containing the new
>> > tools.
>> > I have located that folder, chosen Properties and removed the check
>> > mark
>> > from
>> > "Read Only". That didn't help.
>> > Can someone tell me how to get these Add-Ins installed? Just another
>> > small
>> > problem with Vista that is driving me nuts!!!