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Solved: My Pictures has unwanted pictures

Q: Solved: My Pictures has unwanted pictures

I am using an old Dell with XP and Internet Explorer 7. When previewing some images I have stored in My Pictures, I find when using the 'previous' and 'next' buttons I am able to pull up the next or previous pictures as I should. But when I e-mail an image to myself and then use the 'next' or 'previous' buttons, I begin to get images from web sites I have recently visited even if it is just my home page. While scanning my home page, for instance, I collect dozens of images in a matter of minutes. The 'properties' of these images show when they were created and this began on 11/27/08. The only change I have made recently is a download of info from a digital camera disc to enable me to store pictures from my new camera. I did a system restore to a couple of days before that download but I'm still copying dots, dashes, logos and pictures or frames from videos. Is this something anyone has encountered or heard of? I'm wearing out my delete button. Thanks for any advice you can give.

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I formatted my drive after I saved my favorites and my pictures to CD. Formatting cleared up the problem of two dial up connections. I tried everything on that. The duplicate connection is no more. Finally! Anyway, back to why I am posting again. I want to put the pictures that I saved from the My Pictures folder back to the My Pictures folder. I have set one of them as the new desktop background. (It was before the format). I have looked in Help and Support, but I can't seem to find anything. I have typed in "Export Pictures from CD to My Pictures folder" without the quotes and I get a list of links pertaining to CD recording errors and other things like that. I did right click on a picture in Drive E (my CD-RW) just to see what would come up and I noticed that on the Send To menu that these pictures can be sent to the desktop. Is this what I should do then? Send them to the desktop and open them and send them from here to the My Pictures folder? It can't be that easy, can it? Let me hear from anybody.

A:Solved: How Do I Put Saved Pictures Back in My Pictures Folder?

Highlight all your pictures on the cd, right click and click on copy, then open you picture folder on your computer and right click and click on paste.

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Was having problems with virtual memory and computer coming to a complete stop due to downloading a Norton upgrade. My computer tech suggested backing up everything on my computer and reloading Windows XP Home Edition. He backed up what he thought was everything on my computer that was under my user name and reloaded my computer but my pictures in my Kodak pictures file were not under my user name; therefore, all of my pictures are gone. The tech has now transferred everything on my computer over to his computer and is now trying to find the pictures. Anyone have any suggestions on how to retrieve the pictures? Has anyone ever had to send the computer to a lab to get info retrieved and how much does it cost? Thanks for your help!

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I need to know how to save the pictures in the My Pictures folder to CD. I am going to format and reinstall XP Home and if I do, I will lose these pictures unless I save them. Thanks in advance.

A:Solved: How Do I Save the Pictures in My Pictures Folder to CD?

XP has built in cd-burnig capabilities. You should just be able to put a blank disk in and drag and drop your files over.

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Hello everyone, I've just installed Windows 8 Release Preview and am running into a problem. Somehow, the pictures app was able to access my pictures folder on my main computer, running Windows 7 Professional. I've found no option to remove the shared folder on my Windows 8 system. I unshared the pictures folder on Windows 7 but the pictures are still flipping through the "metro" interface on my Windows 8 screen, some of which are pictures I rather not show. ie. one folder contains hundreds of mugshots of people in my organization who have died. Any tips would be greatly appreciated... Thanks! -G

A:Pictures showing up when they are unwanted

Right click the Photos app, and in the bar on the bottom of the screen click the button "Turn Live Tile Off".

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I have an HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC, Intel R Core TM 6.00 GB, 64 bit operating system and when I try to drag picturs from My PICTURES to my desktop to put them back into a folder in MY PICTURES, it makes a duplicate. I don't want duplicates. Sometimes it doesn't make a copy, sometimes it does. Then, if I try to delete the desktop one, it deletes them ALL, so frustrating and scary. Do I have a virus?


A:My Pictures - Making Unwanted Duplicates

Dragging "Moves" the file (it's automatically deleted from the source location).
If you want to "Copy" a file, you must hold down the "Ctrl" key whilst dragging.

If you don't understand that procedure, use Copy & Paste instead (right-click menu).

Furthermore, there is no need to copy files to the Desktop first. Copy them straight to the new folder instead.

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Screenshot of the Windows Vista Pictures and Videos Folder

A:Approved Beta 1 Launch Pictures - Pictures and Videos Folder

That kinda looks like ACDSee.

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I used the file explorer on desktop to move a bunch of pictures off an external backup drive and into the pictures folder within my pictures library. They now show up under the pictures library in desktop. But the Metro Pictures app insists that there are no pictures in my pictures library. Any suggestions?

A:Pictures metro app not detecting pictures in my library

reinstall pics app

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What the title should say is ..."Windows 7 (new for me) is not saving pictures from camera TO my pictures file." Thank you for any and all advice.  I went to upload photos from my website but could not find them! What I have done so far: 1. Set autoplay to default 2. Unplugged all ports and replugged 3. Typed jpg in search and found them but they are not accessible when I try to upload them to my website. 4. Looked in temp files (not there) 5. Tried another "test" photo and tried one more time to upload it from snapfish and photobucket and still can't find them. Can I tell windows where to save my photos? Could this be from a corrupt file? I don't know what else to try.

A:Windows 7 (new for me) is not saving pictures from camera to my pictures.

They on all of my machines end up in the picture folder unless I click on save as and select another location.

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 10:10:47 PM, on 13/05/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\TopSpeed\2.0\aoltsmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\IWP\NPFMntor.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\1178293754\ee\AOLSoftware.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_01\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\1.2.1128.5462\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
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is the pictures folder "my pictures" within my documents or were you saving them someplace else, in another folder?

were they deleted, are they in the recycle bin?

you haven't given much info other than the pics are missing.

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How can I remove all references to subdirectory MyPictures on my C:\ drive?

Last year I did a clean install of Windows 7 Enterprise. I then copied my data files to the C:\ Drive. These directories and files were created with XP Professional so my photo files were under My Pictures\2010.

In the Library view I have Pictures\My Pictures\2010

In the Computer view I see C:\Users\Russell\My Pictures\2010
I used SyncBack SE to backup my files to the F:\drive.

SB SE converts references to subdirectory My Picture to Pictures. Some how I now have some files backed up on two directories:

F:\Users\Russell\My Pictures.

A:Multiple picture directories. Pictures, My Pictures.

Hello, anybody home?

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Any ideas from forum users as to why this is happening would be appreciated.

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A:Pictures In The 'my Pictures' Folder Cannot Be Opened

Hello Compton,This could be down to a number of reasons. Are you logged on the system with an account that has administrative access? The event viewer may give some more information.1. Click Start select run2. Type eventvwr.exe3. Press enter4. Search through the groups for errors and warnings.5. Double click on each error and or warning.6. Locate the copy to clipboard button, (under the two arrows)7. Let us know what you find. (paste the results)

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Here's a strange one.....

All the pictures and folders from the 'My Pictures' folder are missing. I checked my recycle bin but they are not there. There is one folder in there of some stock photos (about 1 GB), but everything else is gone.

At the moment I am running Recuva, but it is taking some time. Any ideas on what may have happened?

I'm stumped.....it has to be something simple and obviously something I did!

Thank you for the help!


A:Pictures from 'My Pictures' Folder are Missing

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A:How can I get the pictures on the windows10 tile app into 'my pictures

If you open the Photos App and then click on one of the pictures you want to upload you can then right click on the picture and select open folder. This will take you to the folder where it is stored. Hopefully you will see where it is and can find it later for your upload.

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All the pictures in my Pictures folder have disappeared, leaving behind a bunch of empty folders. I did not delete them, and I have no viruses according to AVG. It appears that this happened to a few others on this forum, but no solutions were presented.

If it helps - I noticed that the Read Only button was checked on the main folder, so I unchecked it, and I watched the status window un-apply "read only" protection from all my actual pictures files, so it seems to me that they're still there but invisible.

I performed a system restore, and Recova is in the process of performing a "Deep Scan" for my pictures (the quicker scan did not find the files). Has anyone solved the problem of the disappearing pictures? Is this a Vista problem, or perhaps a problem with an update? Any help would be appreciated!


A:Pictures disappeared from Pictures folder!

Read only shouldn't have anything to do with it. Have you checked the Recycle Bin and AVG's quarantine? Is the Hidden attribute cleared? Have you installed any new programs or updates?

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I cannot locate these anywhere and do not want to lose any more of my pictures!
I need to know why this may be going on, what to do to stop it and what I need to do to prevent any reoccurances. I havent a clue and hope somebody else does!
Thanx so much!! Your time, knowledge and help with this is very very appreciated!!!

A:Missing pictures & graphic from My Pictures

Hi have you gone to the search wizard and click on pictures music and video put name of what is missing and click if they are there it will find them ,if not then go to all files and folders and search local drive,

Try it i hope you have some luck.

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I have to open every picture individually to see what picture is in that specific folder, then, each picture. I have no idea what is going on... Any suggestions?

A:Thumbnails in pictures are not showing pictures

Hi Robyn, Welcome to SevenForums.

Sorry if i have misread your issue but you could try...

Thumbnail Previews - Enable or Disable

1. Open up Windows Explorer
2. Click on the down arrow next to Organize, which is located under the Back and Forward navigation buttons.
3. Select Folder and search options
4. Under the View tab, uncheck the first option "Always show icons, never thumbnails"

Hope this helps.


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This is my First time to this Site.....and I'm hoping that you Guys and Gals, can give me some Simple Advise in how to perform certain Tasks from my Computer?
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I am a Rookie with my Computer, in spite of the Fact that I have a Top of the Line one, I have no idea how this thing really Works?
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I am running Windows XP Pro and I hate to say it.....But...I like to use Hotmail to send and Receive Pictures and Mail by!

I use Out Look some times.....BUT.....Having said that .....I also like to use Incredimail.... because it has all kinds of Neat Little Features to it.

SO....as you can see..I'm a Rookie....BUT...every one has to start some where!
SO...... What is the Easiest way to Reduce the Size of my Pictures that I keep in my Picture Folder?
I would rather get advice from you guys, as opposed to being Lectured by all of my Computer "EXPERT" Friends!
Thanks for any help that you can send my Way.

A:My Pictures are Way to BIG....How do I Reduce the Size of my Pictures

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I just went into my pictures and while I was looking for a few certain pictures in the filmstirp view I noticed I have a buch of older pictures where the thumbnail shown at the bottom isn't of the picture in the filmstrip view or the name of the picture.

Any idea why this is happening and how to fix it? Thanks

A:Thumbnails in My Pictures don't match the pictures

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When attempting to delete pictures in "My Pictures" with XP, the pictures get copied again and again into "My pictures". It moves the pictures into Recycle bin and also copies them again.

A:Windows XP difficulty in deleting pictures in "My Pictures"

Eraser download and review - secure file deletion from SnapFiles

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This could be one for the books,

Last night when I went to look at the Pictures folder in My Documents there was a folder of pictures and six other pictures in my folder that no one, not me, nor anyone else downloaded to the computer. All of them are JPG files and we have friends who have e-mailed pictures to us.

However, in my fifteen years of computer experience I know that I would personally have to download those photos to mu computer in order for them to be viewed. A family member has posted unrelated pictures on E-bay. We are trying to think and there were no e-mails opened, no photos looked at, nothing between the time that this happened, (Last Night.) Because a family friend who is into photography sent nature pictures through E-Mail, I just assumed it was from him and said, "Oh, I put those pictures that you downloaded last night in a folder, and the other computer user in my family said, "What pictures?"

I don't use Photo Sharing of any kind, My Avast Anti-Virus log shows now threats. All of the pictures are OLD. BUT here is the interesting thing, of the photo specs of them so far that I can see, they were taken by a person who has the SAME type of camera that we use on this computer. BUT we just got the camera last year and no one else has used it. The dates on those pictures go back from 2000-2003.

There is no evidence of anyone using any photo sharing application software. The computer runs as well as as ever. Any ideas?


A:Mysterious Pictures Showed Up in My "My Pictures" Folder

Do a search by date for the dates a day before and a day after the picture date. Maybe those ppictures were attached to some album or video show viewed recently and automaticly posted to MY PICTURED folder. Or perhaps the person who did email you mistakenly included some pictures, maybe even by forwarding an olld email from the picture taker.

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PLEASE HELP ME! I receive pictures from time to time in my e-mails of my grandkids, etc. Unfortunately whenever I use the roller on my mouse to scroll down, there are pornographic pictures hidden behind my pictures. How can I rid myself of this nuisance once and for all. For some reason Norton Antivirus does not proctect me from all things. THANKS IN ADVANCE!

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When I open "My Pictures" via the start menu or if I open "My Documents, My Pictures" from within Explorer I can view the thumbnails and go to sub directories, but when I go back up a directory or leave "My Pictures" it takes a while. Here's the weird part. If I go into the same directories only take the long route in (Open Explorer, C:, Documents and Settings, User, My Documents, My Pictures, Sub Directory X) then when I click to go up the directory or back out it's almost instantaneous!

Here's what I've tried:
Delete thumbs - this helped quite a bit...from taking 30 seconds or more down to about 3-5 seconds.
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Running XP Home SP2

A:Slow Pictures - but only Via "My Pictures"

Just an idea...do you have indexing enabled? If so, you might try access with it temporarily disabled.http://www.daniweb.com/forums/thread4500.htmlLouis

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I was messing around with Windows media center and i happened to mess up my pictures i got them back but now i click on "Pictures" it shows My pictures and it shows Public pictures there to and i dont want it to on my sister profile its not like that i want it like that but i cant figure out whats different. Please someone help i keep switching users getting a headache again.


P.S: I just got windows 7

A:My Pictures/public pictures

Hello Josh, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Could you post a screenshot of all this to help determine what may be wrong better?

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   I did a re-installation of Windows and before doing so, I  saved all my documents and pictures on USB sticks. Now I want to selectively put back things that I saved back into my computer. I have no problem getting documents to documents but there is no option to put pictures back in to pictures.

A:Can't get pictures back in to pictures.

I have no problem getting documents to documents but there is no option to put pictures back in to pictures.
Maybe if you describe in detail how you got "documents to documents" we'd be able to figure out how to get "pictures back in to pictures".

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I randomly lost all my pictures in my "My Pictures" Folder I don't understand why and what would the best way to go about fixing it. I have done data recovery before but I'm not sure other things may have been lost as well.

A:Lost all my pictures in my "My Pictures" Folder

Is it related to this?

How do I dual boot a computer with two versions of Windows

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A:Solved: pictures not going thru

Check HERE.
Those are the most common reasons.

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A:[SOLVED] Some pictures do not come in

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I downloaded some pics while in Yahoo Messenger - now I can't find them anywhere on my computer. (Needless to say I wasn't paying attention to where they were put.) Can anyone tell me where to look besides C drive folders or Search? Appreciate any help you can give me. Thanks

A:Solved: Where are my pictures?

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After getting my cp started again aftera malware attack I cannot view the pictures I have saved and use for my desk top, if I click on the picture it sends it to the desk top and then I can see it. Would like to see it before I send it.

Is there anyway other than clearing them all off and starting over.


A:Solved: Pictures

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When I am surfing the web I frequently get a red 'x' in the upper left corner of a white window where a photo or picture should be. This has been happening more frequently of late. What's up with this?

I use IE 5.5 on a Gateway Pentium II 400 mhz with 128 MB RAM and 8 MB AGP graphics card and 10 GB hard drive.

A:(Solved) Red X where pictures should be

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I am trying to access pictures on my primary hard drive on my desktop but nothing happen when I clicked on it. I know the pictures are still there but just can't get to it. Click on START (lower left corner), then Pictures.

My operating system is Vista Home premium.

To admin: I am not sure of which forum to post this issue, and I don't intend to break any rules. So please move this post to appropriate forum if necessary.

Thanks in advance for the help.


A:Solved: Nothing under Pictures

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can someone help me, how do I take my photos using my built in webcam on my LAPTOP ALCATEL ASUS WINDOWS7
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Windows XP,with service pack 2

When I click to open My Pictures ,Search files opens not the pictures file.To view my pictures I have to right click then chose open.This is a new problem.

A:Solved: My Pictures

Try this fix, Windows XP Tips.

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When I open My Pictures I get not responding every time I try to open folder,
What is Causing this ? How can I fix this?

A:Solved: My Pictures

Have you tried in Safe Mode?
Run chdsk /r
In a run box:
chkdsk /r
You'll be prompted to restart.
Be aware this might take a long time to complete.

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A:Solved: Little red Xs, no pictures

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A:Solved: PSP and pictures

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A:Solved: pictures

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I am using Verizon Fios with I.E. ver 8 , Win Xp. My e-mail will not allow wedding pictures from the photographers web site even with the password. I get the square patterns but no picture inside. My other computer, using same XP, Verizon, and I.E. can obtain the pictures with no problem. Something in the first computer is rejecting the pictures. I have exhausted all my ideas. Java script is enabled. Quicktime is installed and updated and Adobe Flash Player 10.3 is installed. Using Firefox to access website has same problem. Can anyone suggest a fix?

A:Solved: No Pictures

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Hello, I hope you can help.
I have two photos of my kids that I love. One of my son and one of my daughter. I would love to put them on my desktop at work. I do this all the time with one photo but how can I put one photo on top of the other so I can see both my son and my daughter?


A:Solved: two pictures on desktop

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So I have photo explosion on my computer and when I open Photo explosion image studio and then try to open a picture I get a message that says no items match your search? SO I open the project studio then I click open then Library then pictures and at that point I see camera roll and can see the pictures in there but when I click on that to select a individual picture there is none but instead that message that says no items match your search does anyone one know who I access my pictures to work with them? Thank you in advance!

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I am using Windows ME & am trying to use "My Pictures" as a screensaver. I can get 5 or so pictures to come up but not all of the pictures in my "Picture It!" What can I do to get all the pictures in my folder? I have tried e-mailing them to myself & downloading them but they still will not appear on my screensaver.

A:Solved: My Pictures Screensaver

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Hello photo gurus

I was wondering if you guys could help me out.
I have a Sony DSC-P7 Cybershot digital camera.

When I take shots, the image size is set to 2048x1536.
I usually print out the pictures I take....
When I open them in Photoshop, they are pretty huge.

I basically wanna resize them to at least 4x6 (standard photo size so it would fit in an album)
But I'd like to keep the resolution high enough so they will still look sharp.

I talked with hewee about this already, he gave me some pretty good input.
I'd like to hear more suggestions though.

What would be the best way to do this?

Any help would be appreciated

A:Solved: Resizing pictures

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