Paul Sturrock wrote:Which version of NTLM were you relying on? Pre-Windows 7 Windows allowed the very insecure NTLMv1 by default and you had to manually configure the OS to use the only slightly more secure NTLM v2. Now Windows uses v2 by default, and I think recommends Kerberos instead.
Ulf Dittmer wrote:No, POI does not make use of Office (or any other installed application). I've put some sample code for reading PPT files at http://faq.javaranch.com/java/ReadPowerPoint.