Issue

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

Solution

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.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License  Twitter™ and Facebook posts are not covered under the terms of Creative Commons.

Legal Notices   |   Online Privacy Policy