Objects moving on own in powerpoint 2003 on Windows 7

Posted on 2010-11-22
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Last Modified: 2012-05-10

When highlighting several objects at once in Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 on a computer running windows 7 the objects seem to move over to the right slightly on there own even though the mouse hasn’t been moved and im not sure why. However highlighting objects on powerpoint 2003 on a computer running windows XP does not have the same issue.

The main file in question we are having this issue with is the attached file and happens when we try to highlight several of the circles they automatically move slightly on there own once highlighted, any ideas why this could be?

Question by:kevin1983
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JSRWilson earned 2000 total points
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Try locating the PowerPNT.exe file. Right Click > Properties > Compatability > Disable Desktop Composition
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Hummm... not on my machine (with Win7 and Office 2010)

I'd be looking to see if there were any video driver (or video firmware) updates
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This is a problem with 2003 on aero desktop Windows 7 set ups, Not usually 2010.

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JSRWilson: ok ill give that a try on a few computers and will let you know the results

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Thanks that solution worked fine.
I tried on two Windows 7 pro computers

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