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Password Protect PowerPoint Files

Please follow the instructions below to password protect PowerPoint files.

  • Open PowerPoint
  • Open the presentation to be password protected
  • Click on File in the menu

image of selecting File from the menu

  • Click on the Info option and then click Protect Presentation

image of selecting the Info option

  • From the Protect Presentation menu, click on Encrypt with Password

 image of the Encrypt with Password option

  • Enter the password you wish to use to protect the presentation

    image of the Encrypt Document - set password
  • Click OK

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Last Updated: 3/15/16