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Saturday, November 4, 2017

MS PowerPoint: server application, source file, or item can't be found, or returned an unknown error. You may need to reinstall the server application

MS PowerPoint: server application, source file, or item can't be found, or returned an unknown error. You may need to reinstall the server application

This tutorial describes how to fix server application, source file, or item can't be found, or returned an unknown error. You may need to reinstall the server application in MS PowerPoint. Today Morning I received a call from the customer. They unable to insert the PDF object into the Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. I Just look into that machine and resolved the reported problem.
Unable to insert PDF file in Microsoft PowerPoint
Error:-
server application, source file, or item can't be found, or returned an unknown error. You may need to reinstall the server application.png
Solution:- These are the steps followed to resolve this issue.

Step#1 Install the DDL:- regsvr32 %systemroot%\system32\ole32.dll
                              DLL installation
Step#2 Disable Protected Mode by going to Edit > Preferences > General  [Deselecting or Uncheck the Radio Button] Enable Protected Mode at startup.
                              
Step#3 Restart Reader and the PowerPoint.
I hope this information is useful for you. Please forgive any typos or incomplete sentences.
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