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Windows 7, Windows Photo Viewer Auto Minimize

Q: Windows 7, Windows Photo Viewer Auto Minimize

Hi Everyone
I do a lot of work on multiple picture choosing on windows 7 with 3x 27" screens.
When I open multiple Windows Photo Viewer iterations, e.g. 7 or more up to 14 with different pics and try to change the order of them left or right for a storyboard, ALL but the one I'm moving is Minimized to the title bar. ANY other app open is also
minimized. This action is capricious/arbitrary and doesn't happen every time.
Regardless, It drives me nuts. Is the anyway to defeat this crazy wizard that does this?
Many thanks to anyone who can assist. It will keep me out of the Looney Bin.
Mike in Canada

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Can anyone advise how do you turn off Windows 8 photo viewer auto-rotation?

If no solution, a suitable alternative for viewing folders of photos that doesn't auto-rotate?

Thanks.

John
 

A:How do you turn off Windows 8 photo viewer auto-rotation

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When opening any image file in Windows Live Photo Gallery or Windows Photo Viewer, I get an unknown error. Windows live photo gallery isn't listed in the start menu, I have to browse to a photo and open it. I have tried uninstalling it but I get multiple unknown errors.
 

A:Windows Live Photo Gallery and Windows Photo Viewer Error

Hope that this fix from Microsoft can solve your issue.

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/...-picture/3bf88c8d-7812-48cf-aff5-b9ad73c91f3d
 

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So, I'm trying to open this Photo and i get an Error! "The system cannot find message text for message number 0x%1 in the message file for %2"

I have no idea how this Error occurred could someone tell me how i may be able to fix this! Thanks.
 

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Does it matter if I set Windows Live Photo Gallery as the Current Default, instead of Windows Photo Viewer ?
example : ico

Related question :
Why is Windows Live Photo Gallery not in the Default Programs list under Set Your Default Programs window ?

I Know I can use the " Associate a file type ... " to set the program I want as the Current Default, but that is not the point.

Thank you.

A:Windows Live Photo Gallery vs Windows Photo Viewer

Strange... Windows Live Photo Gallery shows in the default programs on my system, in the "Set your default programs" section. I can then click on it and set it to use all of its defaults.

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I recently just upgraded my laptop and I am so upset to see that Windows 10 does not have the Windows Photo Viewer or the Windows Live Photo Gallery- these two programs offer ways of printing photos (such as printing 2 4x6 or 5x7 pics on one page) and simple/quick one click enhancement features that I cannot find anywhere else! The Microsoft photo viewer that came with the PC is useless - it has no options or features! Help please or suggestions!!!!

A:Any way to get the Windows Photo Viewer & Windows Live Photo Gallery?

Yeah the default app isn't great. The old photo viewer can be enabled if you did an upgrade from 7 I believe. I think those with a clean install of 10 are bang out of luck though. I'm sure Brink posted a tutorial on how to do it but I'll need to dig around

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Hi, I am looking all over to find an answer to my question about the windows photo viewer and cannot find anywhere. Please if you can't answer my question at least set me in the right direction??? When I go to print, it tells me that I can choose
only the "full photo" size. I know it also has choices of wallet, 5x7, double picture side by side, stuff like that. It will not ever show up when I hit print and go to put in all the variables for how I want the picture to be printed. Where are
my choices? how do I find them, why are they not available on my photo viewer print option? I am working on an asus laptop, I think it is an 8.1 operateing system. But,,, I also have the same problem with my other laptops and desk top  programs. It will
not give me the option to print out wallet size pictures or any of the other options except "Full Photo". Help! Thank you in advance. Oh and I have no idea where to find the answer to this question so I am giving you my email to send it too if your
able. Please send to don ee me be at hot mail .com (I hope you figure this out because it says I can't send you any links and now I don't know how to get your answers. ) . Please this has been a mystery for the last 3 years now.
I give up trying to find a repair on my own. I am not so tech savvy. Again, thank you, thank you , thank you in advance. sincerely, donna 

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hello friends
i have recently installed windows7 professsional edition. ram 8 gb 3.2 ghz i3 processor and gigabyte motherboard. no graphic card.
today while workign on corel draw, when i try to minimize it, i was not able to do it when i click on minimize it minimize and comes back again. i did for 5 times and everytime it comes back again,

other thing is when i cliked to open 2-3 photos, viewer kept on status loading and i could not able to open it.
sometime when i am runnign any software and try to open file box opens and then when i click on C or D drive sub folder doesnt open that box freeze
when i restart the computer everythign works fine so my hardware problem or what? or any driver i need to install for all this things??? guys pls pls help or i should switch to windowx xp?
 

A:Problem with windows 7 picture viewer and screen minimize

Where did you get your copy of Windows 7?

What version of Windows 7, 32 or 64 bit is installed?

What version of Corel Draw are you running?
 

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1. Open windows explorer, Browse to photos
2. Ctrl+Click to select the pictures
3. Rclick, and PRINT - Windows Photo Viewer opens4. Select on right side the number of pics you want on a single page. eg: 2, 4, 9, etc.
You will see all the pictures you selected on a single sheet of paper. Click Print!
 

A:Solved: Windows 7 Photo Viewer won't print 4up photo

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i am missing this key in my registry and i was wondering if there is a way to fix this so that i can force a specific screen saver

dheckart

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Seriously, how do the people who work for the richest person in the entire world (bill gates, richest person in the world) making the world's main computer OS sit around and make this stuff? Do they say, 'Let's make Windows 10 even worse than 8 was to XP, no?". "Let's remove functionality from photo viewer, and so many other things, and replace it with a useless app that does less and is stupid, good idea, right?", "Yea let's definitely make everything worse. And to fix it they have to hack the registry and possibly mess up their whole computer and/or use sketchy downloads and third party plugins and stuff, if it even can be fixed".

I figured out through other peoples' forum threads how to make Photo Viewer default instead of the Photo app or whatever it is which doesn't even let you even zoom with mouse scroll wheel. There's a stupid + - you have to click to get like a %3 zoom each time, very nice change.

But still, after changing the default viewer, when I select 5 photos to view, Normally you'd get them all in one window, and you click Next to scroll through them, And you would only scroll through the 5 you selected, not the entirety of the folder's photos which is what's happening. I select 5 photos and it opens 5 separate windows. And if I scroll Next for one of the photos, it won't even only scroll though the 5 I selected, it goes in some other order.

I don't know why no one has mentioned this, all I found are people teaching how to just... Read more

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Oh lords of Win 7 I beseech thee to help this humble worker.

I am having trouble finding where the option is to add a watermark to a photo. Google is giving me websites that have apps to download, but I'm at work and therefore cannot add software.

Is there a Win7 options I'm missing from my searches?

A:[SOLVED] windows 7 windows photo viewer watermark

Sorry, I know of no way built into Windows to do this, paint is the only bilt in image editor and it just cant do it

Here is a list of 5 popular programs
I Love Free Software5 Free Software to add Watermark to Images

I've never used it before but this website says it will do it for free
Free Watermark. Add Custom Watermark. Protect Your Photos and Images - PicMarkr

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I crop and design new pictures on my vista OS in Photoshop cs2. Once I'm done the changes I flatten and save it as .jpg. When I upload the pictures to the server and try opening them on a XP OS they work fine, the problem is when I try printing them on the XP, both sides of the picture gets cut off. But on vista it works fine.
To add a little more detail, when using XP OS and opening/viewing .jpg pictures in “Windows Picture and Fax Viewer” they come out fine. But when I try to printing them, in “Full page fax print” they come out fine, perfect, but when I try “Full page photo print” both sides of the picture get cut off. The “contact sheet” prints fine, but “8 x 10” cuts of the edges.
I have tried one other vista machine in the office and it works perfect. I also tried 2 other computers running XP OS and both do the same, they cut off the edges.
I do know that vista uses “Windows Photo Gallery” and XP uses “Windows Picture and Fax Viewer”.
Does anyone have any idea why this is happening?
I attached one of the pictures that does not work in XP but does work in Vista.
 

A:Windows Photo Gallery vs. Windows Picture and Fax Viewer

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Hello everyone,
I recently bought a new dell laptop. Im running a Windows 7 Home premium x64. Now since the start i have noticed a few weird things happening.
1. When ever im using a browser ie. Internet explorer and google chrome, my browser scrolls down automatically to the bottom page even if im typing or watching a video.
2. when im playing a fulls screen online video my video tends to auto pause.
3. when ever i donot have a browser open and i open any other window/application everything minimizes, though i haven't noticed these issues when im playing game in full screen.

this happens quiet frequent and even continuously happens about 2-4 times max at a time. on a note the screen is touch screen as well i have run the dell support tests but everything seems fine. please help me resolve this
Really appreciate ur help q.q

A:Dell XPS L502X Windows auto scroll/minimize/pause issue.

I'd try to Clean Up Factory Bloatware, in particular achieving a Clean Boot. You may need to research which are the touch screen functions so they are not disabled unless you don't want them.

If this fails to solve the problem - by disconnecting a huge load of programs which don't need to start with Win7 - then work through these Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

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Hi all,
Brand new Win 7 machine, from day one every 3rd jpg pic is a tall narrow line whereas any other photo viewer including the XP microsoft viewer from my old notebook opens them fine. What is odd is that they show ok in slide show.
Also XP mode on this machine opens them fine.
This is strange, I can resize the pics and no difference.
Something has changed in the microsoft photo viewer from XP to 7.
Any ideas are appreciated.
Thanks,
Woodsman

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How do I stop this program from opening a downloaded picture that I have just saved
The default program option box in the control panel for Windows Photo Viewer are all checked and grayed out.
I'd appreciate guidance.

A:Windows Photo Viewer

If you saved the picture to your download location on your HDD, right click it and choose Properties, click the Change Button, choose which application you want to view the picture with. If the program is not in the list, choose the Browse button and find the program in the C:\Program Files.

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wow. W10 has lost the use of the Picture Viewer. The folder is there (fresh install/upgrade) but not the application.

Howtogeek kindly offered a registry hack (zip) but that doesn't seem to work for me.

I do miss the pause option, absent in the new default viewer, when I look at my photos via slideshow.

Annoying!

No, wait, sorry-, sorry. I got it to work from the admin account. Sorry.
I should just think before I speak.

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I have been sent a form to sign by windows photo viewer.
I seem to be having trouble trying to sign it, can somebody help me out
and tell me how to sign this form in the widows photo viewer format.
Thank you

A:Windows Photo Viewer

i never came across that before. could you post a screenshot of the form,

Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

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I noticed a few builds ago (maybe 10162) that you could no longer set Windows Photo Viewer as the default picture opener. Now, it seems that MS is forcing you to use the Photos "app" instead.

Is anyone else getting this issue?

A:Is Windows Photo Viewer gone?

It's still there:
Check this out:

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This sector of TSG I think is the nearest to what I'm trying to find out about. I am using Windows 8.1 and my question is, "Is Windows Photo Viewer only available to view photo's when a device is connected".
I have a load of photo's taken on my mobile which now I can only view on WPV when the mobile's connected. I have tried to locate it to view images but without a hit. I know its there some where because when I go down the list of program files on OS. (C) drive, it is there but I don't know how to access it unless the mobile is connected via usb. So my second question is, "Where and how, if possible can I locate it to bring up to the screen".
I'll keep my fingers crossed, thanks
Micky (django47).
 

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yesterday I tried to open pictures with my photo viewer and it didn't work it just stalled. I kept trying and set the default pics for photo viewer and it worked somehow.  today it stalled again and I cant get it to work even the default is already
set, I checked the event viewer and found this.
Log Name:      Application
Source:        Application Error
Date:          4/24/2016 9:22:38 AM
Event ID:      1000
Task Category: (100)
Level:         Error
Keywords:      Classic
User:          N/A
Computer:      kennethcooper
Description:
Faulting application name: DllHost.exe, version: 6.1.7600.16385, time stamp: 0x4a5bca54
Faulting module name: ntdll.dll, version: 6.1.7601.23392, time stamp: 0x56eb3625
Exception code: 0xc0000374
Fault offset: 0x00000000000bf262
Faulting process id: 0x740
Faulting application start time: 0x01d19e2c5e6766b2
Faulting application path: C:\Windows\system32\DllHost.exe
Faulting module path: C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
Report Id: 9caa28ee-0a1f-11e6-a8bb-38eaa7de7035
Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
  <System>
    <Provider Name="Application Error" />
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How do I stop this program from opening a downloaded picture that I have just saved
The default program option box in the control panel for Windows Photo Viewer are all checked and grayed out.
I'd appreciate guidance.

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How to show oldest photos first in windows 10 photo viewer


Can someone please help me out here on the above.I decided to have a go with the W10 photo app,But failed on how to arrange the viewing I would like to have the windows to show oldest first.Or is it set to show latest first if that is the norm well I will have to learn with that.

Many Thanks.

A:Windows 10 photo viewer

I don't use the built-in Photos app.
It is not to be mistaken for Windows Photo Viewer which is part of Windows 7 but discontinued in Windows 10.

Here is an article detailing on how to use it..... by Microsoft.
Photos app for Windows help
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-ca/w...photos-app-faq

It may not answer your question. Sorry.

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How do I get this to show pictures open instead of the standard icon that I have to open to see what the picture is?
Thanks,
Bill

A:Windows photo viewer?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by billberry12


How do I get this to show pictures open instead of the standard icon that I have to open to see what the picture is?
Thanks,
Bill


Try this Bill,

Thumbnail Previews - Enable or Disable

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Not a major problem for me, but a bit distracting.
The problem is the WPV over-saturates any photos I'm looking at. They look fine in Photoshop, bridge, web browser, but always slightly over-saturated with extra blacks thrown in, even cranked ISO. Doesn't happen with all photos, but mainly the ones I took with my camera. I'm working on W7, any knowledge on this would be great, thanks.

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When I Click On Previous Button on The Windows Photo Viewer It Takes About 2 or 3 Seconds To Load. But Its Ok With The Next Button. What Cause This Slow?

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I'm having a small problem with Windows Photo Viewer. Well, I don't know if it's just how it was setup, but it seems like when I view a photo using Windows Photo Viewer it seems like a hint vanilla is added to the picture. It seems to do this regardless of whether I have the picture just opened or if it's zoomed in. The only time it doesn't do this is during a slideshow. I'm attaching a picture to show what I mean about how the color is slightly different. Any help anyone can offer on this is appreciated.

-Also, it does this with every photo I've tried so far and with just about every image format I can think of.
 

A:Windows Photo Viewer

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Everytime I click on my internet Explorer icon, I get Windows Photo Viewer page saying it cannot open this picture bec. the file does not support etc.....same thing when I try to open my Windows Live Mail, Microsoft Word, etc. It seems that PhotoViewer is set as the program to open all of these....
I have tried to change setting in Default Programs but nothing is working.....How can I fix this....

A:Windows Photo Viewer

Seems that PhotoViewer has stolen the association of those programs.

Try going to each program that is effected right click on the shortcut select properties>click on the "Change" button then select the right program then click on Apply then OK.

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everytime i click no a program windows photo viewer comes up the file mite be corrupted i dont know icant get out of it can someone help me
 

A:windows photo viewer

Hey rolandae,

Did you make sure to check to see that it isn't selected to automatically start upon start-up?

Cheers,
Kim
 

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Hi! For some reason I have lost use of the Edit Photo options. Anyone know how to get it back? I can open the photos just fine. But when I click on the edit buttons it says "Can't edit. We are having trouble opening this file for editing." I have not change my file types or anything else. Tried several different pictures and it just keep saying the same thing. Was working just fine for the last 2 years.

A:Windows 10 Photo Viewer

I'm sorry...this is Windows Photo Editor

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I've been using windows xp since it came out. Just got a new laptop that supports only windows 7 because of the driver issues. Anyways I am trying to uninstall the default Windows photo viewer that came with windows 7 and install the old windows photo viewer that came with winxp. I downloaded the RAWViewerSetup.exe, upon installing it tries to install the .net framework 1.1 which failed and installation is aborted. I managed to install .net framework 1.1 on C:\dotnet folder with the help of other post. But still can't complete the setup. I am aware of other photo viewer programs which im already using. just trying to set windows xp photo viewer as default picture viewer. Any advice is very much appreciated.

A:Install Windows Fax and photo viewer on Windows 7

XP is a dead OS and it's Photo Viewer is an ancient relic as well. Might as well come fully into the present if not the future.

What is the problem with the WIn7 Photo Viewer? There is a more full-featured one available to download in Windows Live Essentials.

Here are some tips to also Clean Up Factory Bloatware - Windows 7 Forums

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hi Mr or Ms ... C an you Help Me.
My problem is My Photo in side the folder i set it Sort by type,date accessed or create.
but went i using (windows photo viewer)to view the photo only can view by name.
this problem happen last 2or3 week after i do Some windows update.
how to i use windows photo viewer to view the photo flower by what i slot. thanks...

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I have been using Windows Vista Photo Viewer on my laptop.

I am now using a Windows 7 laptop and the photo viewer is different.

The feature that I lost and I liked was the Red Eye Correction Tool.
I could go thur hundreds on photos on the SD card and very quickly fix and save the red eye problem.
Now I have to use Irfanview or another photo editor to fix red eye. Much slower and another step.

My question is:

Does anyone know if I can copy the Vista version of photo viewer to my Windows 7 or XP Computers ??
And if so how is it done ??

Thanks in advance.
 

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Last week I asked a friend of mine how I can make the animations in GIFs move in Windows Photo Viewer.

I was told to go to Control Panel>Programs>Default Programs>Set your program defaults>Windows Photo Viewer and checked a box that said GIF.

Seemed to be fine from there.

And NOW, for whatever reason, the GIF now opens in my web browser. I make the GIF opened by Windows Photo Viewer (default program) and went through every step to make it a default everything for GIF, even making WPV default for all file types, and when I went back to open the GIF, the GIF does not move, thus having me sit with the same problem I began with.

When I went back to the program defaults page with the checkboxes, the checkbox was unchecked but the application that opened it said "Internet Explorer."

How can this be after I made WPV the default program??

Odd, I downloaded IrFanview for a quick fix and strangely, when I went into system defaults like I did and went through the checkbox list of file extentions, IrFanview was in the place of Internet Explorer for the GIF extention.

Is this a bug of some sorts? Did I make sense somehow?
 

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On my Windows 7 machine, Windows Photo Viewer will not open. I double click an image so I can view it but it will not open. I click it a number of times, it still won't open. At this point, I open the task manager and see that COM Surrogate (dllhost.exe) which houses Windows Photo Viewer is running only as a process with a process ID of 76D0CB12-7604-4048-B83C-1005C7DDC503. That process ID doesn't get any hits on Google. There is one Microsoft result, but that is dealing with multiple user accounts that are trying to use Windows Photo Viewer, I am the only account and nobody else is using Windows Photo Viewer on the computer but me, so that does not apply.

A:Windows Photo Viewer won't open

Hi,
Use Clean boot,
Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup
Click Start and type in the search box,
msconfig
Click on the suggestion on top or hit the Enter key,
Go to the Startup section and take some screen shots for a complete list,
Go to the Services section and on the bottom left Check the box to Hide All Microsoft services,
Repeat the screen shots,
See the links above my signature on how to take and upload screen shots here,
Cheers.

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For some reason my photos no longer open in Windows 7 photo Viewer they open it Paint how can I go about resetting Photo Viewer as a default applications to open images. When I can't even find its executable?

Thanks in Advance.

A:Windows 7 Photo Viewer Disappered

  
Quote: Originally Posted by synthecypher


For some reason my photos no longer open in Windows 7 photo Viewer they open it Paint how can I go about resetting Photo Viewer as a default applications to open images. When I can't even find its executable?

Thanks in Advance.


I think that the easiest way would be to do a system restore. If no other solutions come by, SR is your best bet. It will work.

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I opened an image (long image that needs scrolling) in windows photo viewer. When I scroll my mouse button down/up, it will unzoom/zoom the image.

How can I scroll up and down the picture using the mouse wheel?

Thanks
 

A:How to scroll down and up in Win 7 windows photo viewer

There is nothing wrong with your computer. The Windows Photo Viewer in Windows 7 functions that way. You can click on Open at the top and choose a different program to open it with like PAINT or any other third party viewer you have installed.
 

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Hello Everyone,
I have been trying to fix my windows photo viewer since last one year. I have tried all the options available on this forum, but it won't work. It will be great if anyone can help.
Thanks

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For reference, I'm using Ultimate 64-bit edition. And if this helps at all, this just started happening after I recovered from a screwy dual-boot session with Ubuntu (The Windows MBR got messed up and the drive wouldn't show until I fixed it via recovery disc).

So yeah, simply put whenever I double-click a photo file that normally opens with WPV, it won't open. Nothing happens. Same with right-clicking and "Open" or "Open with...WPV".

Also a strange thing to note is when I do right-click, there appear to be 3 unlisted things in the right-click menu as shown.



Hopefully somebody can help me out?

A:Windows Photo Viewer does not open.

I hope this isn't a violation against the forum rules, but I'm just gonna bring this topic back to the front page... If it is, my sincerest apologies and I will not do it again.

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In XP, the Picture and Fax viewer allowed the viewing of animated .gif files. It seems that the Photo Viewer in 7 does not. Is this deliberate, or is there some secret settings that I can change to view animated .gif files in Photo Viewer, or is this an
effort by MS to make people by extra software?

A:Windows Photo Viewer problem

GIF files will only play when Internet Explorer is set as the default program to open them instead. They can only be viewed in Windows Photo Viewer.
Reference:
http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/10976-making-windows-photo-viewer-play-gifs.html

This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties or guarantees , and confers no rights.

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is it possible to limit windows photo viewer to just one instance? eg. if i'm browsing a pic collection and click on a photo, it automatically opens in win photo viewer. great! but if i click another, it opens ANOTHER photo viewer window - whereas i'd prefer to have it simply replace the original picture in the first opened windows photo viewer.... there are times when i've found myself with upwards of 20 open instances of photo viewer... leslie

A:windows photo viewer - one instance only?

is it possible to limit windows photo viewer to just one instance?eg. if i'm browsing a pic collection and click on a photo, it automatically opens in win photo viewer. great! but if i click another, it opens ANOTHER photo viewer window - whereas i'd prefer to have it simply replace the original picture in the first opened windows photo viewer....there are times when i've found myself with upwards of 20 open instances of photo viewer...leslie
Hi UshereI'm not aware of any way to do that with the Photo Viewer.If you are viewing a picture in a folder that contains multiple pictures, you can scan through all of the pictures in that folder by using the right/left Arrow Keys or by clicking the right/left buttons at the bottom of the screen.Hope this helps.Thank You for testing Windows 7
Ronnie Vernon MVP

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I attempting to download bank pdf files for tax purposes and each time I try to view, I get a message that photo viewer does not support this type of file or I don't have the latest update. How do I get a pdf program to open instead of this one. I'm a novice; please try to respond in terms that I can understand. Thank you.

A:Windows Photo Viewer and pdf. files

Hello Donna, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You would need to install a program like the free Adobe Reader or Nitro PDF that supports opening .pdf files instead. As you found out, Windows Photo Viewer doesn't support .pdf files.

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While this post is provoked by Windows Photo Viewer (WPV) it is not necessarily specific to any particular software product but rather related to what, for me at least, is the absence of consistency between different products that are supposed to be doing
the same thing.

In this case we're talking about viewing a digital image on a computer display monitor.  My recent interest in learning about digital image editing has lead me to learn that color management is a pretty complex subject and that differences exist between
all of the devices involved in the process (i.e., work flow) of creating an image.  I also recognize that there is an inherent problem in trying to produce an image whose only purpose is to be viewed but that we don't have any control over what devices
our audience might want to use when viewing that image.  However, it is really troubling when a fully developed image looks dramatically different when viewed on the same device using different software.

I offer as an example a photograph in the form of a jpg image developed by a camera.  Since I also realize that you will be viewing anything I can try and show you with equipment and software unknown to me, the only way I could think to accomplish my objective
was to photograph my own monitor while displaying an image.  Keep in mind that image quality is irrelevant in this case the only thing I'm wanting to demonstrate is difference, which I'm thinking should be apparent no... Read more

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i set windows photo viewer in default from control panel,
and restart my HP mini, open "picture" in library, HP photo viewer occupies.
how to fix this?

A:set windows photo viewer in default?

Hi,
Might have to go to Associate a file type or protocol with a program and switch the file types to photo viewer too.

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Hi Guys

I have a picture that I regulary print form windows. I normally do runs of 100 copies of this at a time. The file has always opened in Windows Photo Viewer as standard, and I just print it.

In Windows 7 it again opens in Windows Photo Viewer, and it prints it fine. The problem being that if you ask it to print more than once it seems to send the data to the printer for each and every page. So when i just printed 100 copys of this image it sent it to the printer it took flipping ages.

I know I could easily use different software to resolve this issue, but just thought I would point out this seemingly simple flaw in the software.

A:Windows Photo Viewer (Printing)

Welcome to the SevenForums Mafro!

Someone might be able to help with some added info:

Printer model?
Driver version?
Driver Source?
Windows 7 version?

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Alright, seeing as I've been combing the internet trying every solution in an attempt to fix this problem, I thought maybe someone here might be able to help.

Earlier today, for some reason, Windows Photo Viewer decided to stop working. I say decided because it was working fine, opening images without any issues, before it suddenly and inexplicably decided to stop working. As such, I have since tried the following steps, none of which have worked:

1. Rebooted My PC
2. Reinstalled Windows Essentials 2012 since this is part of that now
3. Run both windows diagnostic tools from their support webpages on this issue, both of which said that the problem was fixed, when it has not been fixed. Both also said they "fixed" the problem by fixing the database, even though it still isn't working.
4. I manually went into the "appdata/local/microsoft/windows live photo gallery" directory and removed the file that said Oldpicture.pd4, as it said that I should to do this manually, however I found no replacement file that I should rename anywhere else, so I don't exactly know where I was supposed to get that based on the instructions provided.

I am now thoroughly stumped as to what I am supposed to to fix this issue. Any and all help would be appreciated.
 

A:Windows Photo Viewer Will Not Open

Windows Photo Viewer is part of Windows 7; I'm not sure where you got the idea that Windows Essentials 2012 is now part of it. I do not have Windows Live Essentials 2012 installed. (ah, Photo Gallery is not the same as photo viewer).
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-live/photo-gallery
that requires Silverlight to work.
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/products/features/photo-gallery

Click on the orb/start program button and select All programs then Default Programs.
When you click Set your default programs in the right pane of the window that pops up, do you see Windows Photo Viewer in the left pane?

When you click on it, you have 2 options: set this program as default or choose defaults for this program. (With the 2nd entry, you can select it to open certain extensions but not others).

If it truly has disappeared from your computer, run sfc /scannow to put it back where it belongs.
 

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