Powerpoint 2013: crash when moving/resizing images

We experience Powerpoint crashes when quickly moving or resizing image files in Powerpoint 2013.

This occurs with JPGs and PNGs. It happens with any image file we place in Powerpoint.

One user has "adapted" to the bug by slowing down his interaction with Powerpoint. After he clicks on a file, he waits a second, then moves it slowly across the screen. This keeps Powerpoint stable.

This occurs even after full uninstallation/reinstallation of Office 2013.

It occurs on systems with or without 2013 Standard and/or Pro Plus. Everyone is now running "Office 365" and the issue persists.

I changed the bit depth of displays from 32 to 16 bit. I also tried updating display drivers. No affect on the issue.
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Did you try turning down (or off) hardware acceleration? There's one in Windows and another in PPT itself.

In PPT 2013 go to File | Options | Advanced and tick "disable hardware graphics acceleration" in the Display section.

If that doesn't do it, try the one in Windows also: http://www.pptfaq.com/FAQ00129_How_to_set_graphics_hardware_acceleration_back.htm

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