In some scenarios, the Adobe Presenter ribbon may not be visible in Microsoft PowerPoint even if Presenter is installed.


You can resolve this issue by removing the Adobe Presenter plug-in and adding it back again.

  1. Open PowerPoint in admin mode.

  2. Navigate to the Add-ins management box by clicking File > Options > Add-ins. Click Go.

    File > Options > Add-ins. Click Go
  3. In the COM Add-ins dialog, select Adobe Presenter PowerPoint COM Add-in and click Remove.

    Removing the Presenter add-in
    Removing the Presenter add-in

  4. Add the Adobe Presenter plug-in again by opening PowerPoint and clicking File > Options >Add-ins.

  5. Click Add and navigate to the Adobe Presenter DLL located in C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Presenter 11.0\MenuLauncher.dll.

    Adding the Presenter add-in to PowerPoint
    Adding the Presenter add-in to PowerPoint

  6. Check that the Adobe Presenter plug-in is added. Click OK. Close and reopen PowerPoint

    The Presenter add-in is now visible in Microsoft PowerPoint

    If you get the following error when trying to add the plug-in, edit your Registry settings.

    Plug-in load error
    Plug-in load error

  7. In Windows, choose Start > Run. Type regedit and then press Enter to open the Registry Editor.

    Type regedit and then press Enter
  8. Go to the location HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > Software > Microsoft >Office > 15.0 > ClickToRun > REGISTRY > MACHINE > Software > Wow6432Node > Microsoft > Office > PowerPoint >AddIns >AdobePresenter.COMAddin.

    Navigating through the Registry
    Navigating through the Registry

  9. Delete the existing LoadBehavior DWORD and add a LoadBehavior DWORD with the value set to 3.

    Also, add one more Default DWORD with LoadBehavior set to 0.

    You can now see that the Adobe Presenter add-in is added to PowerPoint successfully.

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