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Windows 7: "Pictures-library.ms" is no longer working

16 Oct 2009   #1

Windows 7 RC 7100
 
 
"Pictures-library.ms" is no longer working

Nevermind. Edit: answer already here.

Difference: corruption of my library was caused by clicking Apply then OK too quickly on the "Picture Properties" window (Start > Right click "Pictures" > Properties), causing the library to be updated twice simultaneously.

EDIT:
Actually the fix I linked above does NOT solve my specific problem. The repair install suggested therein is apparently the only fix.


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18 Oct 2009   #2

Windows 7 RC 7100
 
 

When clicking on "Pictures" in the Start Menu, I receive:



When doing "right click > Properties" on "Pictures", I receive:



I'm not fixing to try the repair install because I'll be purchasing Windows 7 soon anyways, but I certainly won't be making this mistake twice, since there is apparently no fix (at least that I can find).
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09 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7 RC 7100
 
 

Okay, I finally had time to address this.

Open up Computer, do a search for "Pictures.library-ms" (it might take a while).

Delete the library and the temporarily file:


Reboot was not necessary in my case.

Hope this helps someone.
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