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If you insert a file with an .exe extension into a PowerPoint file, would that prevent the file from being saved?

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If you inserted a file with an .exe extension into a PowerPoint file, would that prevent the file from being saved?
What file types are restricted from being inserted into PowerPoint 365?
Can you attached a file into a PowerPoint file such as an executable?

OS: WIndows 10 version 1809
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Well firstly, you can't

https://support.office.com/en-us/article/start-a-program-during-your-presentation-3854cb18-fcf0-4a18-a990-71c5149667df

It'll link to the exe file and then launch it separately.

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Alex
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If you inserted a file with an .exe extension into a PowerPoint file, would that prevent the file from being saved?
Without exactly specifying what you mean by that, the answer is not. E.g. I can embed it using UUencode in a macro.
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As the others have said, the EXE file in and of itself will not prevent you from saving the file.
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Thank you all, I resolved the problem that I encountered myself, but I was just thinking of all possible reason why the problem could happen.

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