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Windows 7: photoviewer.dll

11 Jan 2009   #1
michaelyahu

Windows 7 Beta, Ubuntu Jaunty
 
 
photoviewer.dll

i did an upgrade install from vista, and it seems that c:\program files\windows photo gallery\photoviewer.dll (right click > edit on a picture) is missing? or gone.

Did they take this out of windows 7?


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11 Jan 2009   #2
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Windows photo viewer/photoviewer.dll should be there but not windows photo gallery. You can DL Windows Live Photo Gallery.

Photo Gallery - Windows Live
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11 Jan 2009   #3
michaelyahu

Windows 7 Beta, Ubuntu Jaunty
 
 

Well I installed the live extensions, and photoviewer is now in the directory. but i still get the error when i right click on a photo and choose edit.


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11 Jan 2009   #4
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I don't know why you don't have the photoviewer.dll already, I have it. Maybe Brink will come along later and suggest an action, I wouldn't know if you could do this.
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11 Jan 2009   #5
michaelyahu

Windows 7 Beta, Ubuntu Jaunty
 
 

start > control panel > default programs > paint > set this program as default.

fixed it.
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01 Mar 2010   #6
imoria

imoria
 
 

I am using FTP Filezilla and I am trying to open up a picture through it. Use to work fine but now it is giving me this error. I set the programs to default and still does it. Any suggestions?

-IMORIA
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13 Mar 2010   #7
gerco

w7
 
 

This problem is NOT solved, it only is concealed.

The problem is caused by an illegal registry hack.
in
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\
Here the entry for
ProgrammFilesDir
is not allowed to modify. This must be set to default = C:\Programs ( could be different, related to language version)
(If this is set differently this will cause about 50 other errors/faults not only for jpg.)
Reboot
Now you can reset to default in
start > control panel > default programs > or see here
Annoyances.org - Edit File Types in Windows Vista
The missing icon for the photoviewer is now back again and can be used.

If you want to change your destination for program installation it is ONLY allowed to change
Filepath in
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\
This advise to change the installation destination - change BOTH - was valid only until version XP.
You can find this outdated and now wrong information everywhere in the internet.

Do not set- as one user proposed - to use here "explorer.exe" as THE hack to solve.
If you do, immediately jpg is disappeared.
You no more can correct this!!!!
With the next call of a jpg file this will start every 2 s a new explorer task.
After about 3 to 5 min your system is locked.
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17 Mar 2010   #8
MaricelB

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Hello, I will try to be as clear as I can be, ... I run win.7 home premium...
1. First locate your folder--->"C:\Program Files\Windows Photo Gallery"
2. Second locate this folder--->"C:\Program Files\Windows Photo Viewer"
3. Third copy&paste from--->"C:\Program Files\Windows Photo Viewer" to--->"C:\Program Files\Windows Photo Gallery" as these files are in order (PhotoViewer.dll; PhotoBase.dll; PhotoAcq.dll; ImagingEngine.dll; ImagingDevices<---Type of file: Application (.exe); those five files go to--->"C:\Program Files\Windows Photo Gallery".
4. Fourth copy these files (PhotoViewer.dll.mui; PhotoAcq.dll.mui; ImagingDevices.exe.mui) from the folder--->"C:\Program Files\Windows Photo Viewer\en-US" to this folder--->"C:\Program Files\Windows Photo Gallery\en-US". Hope works for you.
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15 Jul 2010   #9
Brockkd

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MaricelB View Post
Hello, I will try to be as clear as I can be, ... I run win.7 home premium...
1. First locate your folder--->"C:\Program Files\Windows Photo Gallery"
2. Second locate this folder--->"C:\Program Files\Windows Photo Viewer"
3. Third copy&paste from--->"C:\Program Files\Windows Photo Viewer" to--->"C:\Program Files\Windows Photo Gallery" as these files are in order (PhotoViewer.dll; PhotoBase.dll; PhotoAcq.dll; ImagingEngine.dll; ImagingDevices<---Type of file: Application (.exe); those five files go to--->"C:\Program Files\Windows Photo Gallery".
4. Fourth copy these files (PhotoViewer.dll.mui; PhotoAcq.dll.mui; ImagingDevices.exe.mui) from the folder--->"C:\Program Files\Windows Photo Viewer\en-US" to this folder--->"C:\Program Files\Windows Photo Gallery\en-US". Hope works for you.
I registered just to say this guy is a legend!
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27 Jul 2010   #10
martinjras

Windows 7
 
 

Quote:
Hello, I will try to be as clear as I can be, ... I run win.7 home premium...
1. First locate your folder--->"C:\Program Files\Windows Photo Gallery"
2. Second locate this folder--->"C:\Program Files\Windows Photo Viewer"
3. Third copy&paste from--->"C:\Program Files\Windows Photo Viewer" to--->"C:\Program Files\Windows Photo Gallery" as these files are in order (PhotoViewer.dll; PhotoBase.dll; PhotoAcq.dll; ImagingEngine.dll; ImagingDevices<---Type of file: Application (.exe); those five files go to--->"C:\Program Files\Windows Photo Gallery".
4. Fourth copy these files (PhotoViewer.dll.mui; PhotoAcq.dll.mui; ImagingDevices.exe.mui) from the folder--->"C:\Program Files\Windows Photo Viewer\en-US" to this folder--->"C:\Program Files\Windows Photo Gallery\en-US". Hope works for you.
This works for me to. Thanks alot!
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