I have a PowerPoint file and all slide images are locked. Can anyone tell me how to unlock these images?

This is the link to the file.

this is the link to the file without zip. https://www.dropbox.com/s/xrvdqboa10w8b77/Sustainable%20Organisations.pptx?dl=0

I also checked the slide master, but it didn't help.

  • Hi slhck, Thanks for the helping friend. Thanks soo much... – Praditha Oct 13 '14 at 14:37
  • I just added the link to the file without zipping it. I hope now you can trust me and download it and check. – Praditha Oct 13 '14 at 14:40

The images are set as static background images to your slides. If you right-click one of them and select Format Background you will see the Fill is set to Picture or texture fill.

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You can click Reset Background if you just want to remove the image.

To edit the images, you'll have to take a screengrab of the image from Powerpoint, and edit that screengrab in something like Photoshop before pasting it back into Powerpoint.

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  • Okay friend. Thank you so soo much. That is helpful to me. Great help. I like to rate your answer. But site is saying I must have 15 reputation to do this. Don't know how to do it. Sorry... – Praditha Oct 13 '14 at 15:21

It sounds like your power point is protected. Change it by selecting the permission button shown below:

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It will prompt you for a password so enter it and click ok. It should be that simple.

Hope that helps.

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  • Thanks Eric. But it is not password protected. If you want I'll upload it without zip. Then you are able to download it and check for me? Also I have Powerpoint 2007. – Praditha Oct 13 '14 at 14:24
  • Now I'm uploading my powerpoint file without zipping it. If any one can help me quickly, I really appreciate it. I must edit this powerpoint file within next few hours and give back to my client. Please help to me. – Praditha Oct 13 '14 at 14:28

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