PowerPoint 2010 crashes when you view a presentation as a slide show that includes a slide transition

KB Article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2598309

INTRODUCTION

Consider the following scenario:

  • You have two Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 presentations.
  • Presentation 1 contains a slide transition. You view presentation 1 as a slide show.
  • Presentation 2 calls a Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) macro that changes the slide show or the state of the document.

In this scenario, PowerPoint 2010 crashes.