Sometimes you want to open a file but you forget what you named it or what folder you saved it in. You can use the Search feature to locate the file.
You also can use the Search feature on the Windows Vista Start menu to locate a file.
Find a Presentation
FIND A PRESENTATION IN THE OPEN DIALOG BOX
1 Open the Open dialog box.
For more information, see the section "Open an Existing Presentation."
2 Click here and select the parent folder that you think may hold the file, even if it is in a subfolder.
This ensures that PowerPoint will search more than just the Documents folder.
3 Click here and type part or all of ...