Frequently asked questions/support
Microsoft PowerPoint® Viewer
You may need to download
Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer® in order to view .ppt files.
You will need an unzip utility such as
WinZip® (for Windows only) or
How to extract files
Save the .zip file to your hard drive, right-click on the file and choose 'Extract to folder'.
Using Stuffit Expander® (Windows):
Save the .zip file to your hard drive and then double-click on the file name. This will automatically extract the files to the same location as your .zip file.
Using Stuffit Expander® (Macintosh):
Click on the .zip file and it will automatically download and extract to your desktop.
Larger files may take some time to download, especially if you are using a low-speed Internet connection (56K or slower dial-in modem connection). Files larger than 1.0 MB have their size indicated next to the file name.
Can your system accommodate the download(s)?
If your computer is a fairly recent model, the chances are that it can accommodate many instructor resource file downloads. However, if you have have reason to be concerned about the available space on your computer, you can check this.
Double-click on 'My Computer' and then right-click the appropriate disk icon, most likely Local Disk (C:). The amount of free and used space displays on the left side of the window.
From the Apple menu, click on 'About This Computer' (Macintosh OS 9.X) or 'About This Mac' (Macintosh OS X).
Compressed download files will expand to a larger size.
If you download a compressed file (such as .zip or .sit), note that the expanded native file will likely be significantly larger. For example, a compressed TestGen testbank that is 3 MB can be 12 MB when unzipped/unstuffed to its native .bok format on your computer.