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    Time Definitive File (2000)

    Does anyone know how to create a powerpoint slide show that can only be opened for a number of times or can only be shown before a certain date ? After the limit, the file self erases itself.

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    Re: Time Definitive File (2000)

    You can embed macros in the presentation to make it close itself given certain conditions, but these could be defeated.

    I have heard that there are "compilers" for PPT files that create a self-running executable. Maybe those compilers give you that kind of extra control?

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    Re: Time Definitive File (2000)

    Shyam Pillai has a program called Secure Pack that, I believe, also offers time restrictions. The target computers would need to have PPT installed, though; this addin isn't designed to package the PPT file up with the Viewer or anything like that.

    There's a 30-day trial version of the program. Give it a shot.

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    Re: Time Definitive File (2000)

    Checked Secure Pack. Not what I am looking for. Secure Pack only prevents people from copy a file. What I need is a file that will self erase its content after a certain time limit or after being read a certain times.

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