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PowerPoint 2010 – Quick Tip – How to Change the Default Backup Timing in PowerPoint

 

Tired of loosing several minutes of hard work on your PowerPoint slides due to a fluke in your computer?  Adjust your settings in PowerPoint so that your file is saved more often!

Here’s a video to walk you through – Changing the Default Backup Timing in PowerPoint 2010

 

Follow the Steps Below…

In PowerPoint 2010 go to…

File/ Options

On the Options Menu, click on Save

On the top of that new menu, you’ll see the heading Save Presentations

The second line down, change the number to 5 minutes (or whatever works for you)

Then press OK

 

PowerPoint will now back up and save your file to whatever timing you’ve chosen.  More frequent backups does take up more resources and slow the process down.  You have to decide for yourself if the trade off is worth it.

 

Good luck!!

 

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Kelly Vandever

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