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Windows 7: animated gifs and windows photo viewer


23 May 2013   #131

windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by corgano View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by I WANT MY GIFS View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
Here you go Gary
When I right click on an image & open with "Windows Photo & Fax Viewer" I get this message:



I installed it & then uninstalled it & then installed it again. What am I doing wrong? what do I need to delete or re-download?
I also tried goofwear's method, it also won't work.
That's very interesting. Can you double check that the compatibility settings are correct? go to "%SystemRoot%\gif" and right click -> properties on the rundll.exe, screenshot the compatibility tab.
same problem for me there is no rundll.exe in %SystemRoot%\gif. what to do?

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23 May 2013   #132

Win 7 32 bit
 
 

No error when installing? or opening an image

@ no rundll.exe, odd. try uninstalling / reinstalling it, or copying rundll.exe form windows into the windows\gif folder
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24 May 2013   #133

windows 7 32 bit
 
 

uninstalled and re installed. no error while installing. jpgs opening but same problem for gif.
can't find rundll.exe in windows also
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24 May 2013   #134

Win 7 32 bit
 
 

copy the rundll form windows into the windows\gif folder, right click, properties, compatibility, windowx xp, ok

The installer should do this for you with 'FileInstall("rundll32.exe",$path&"\rundll32.exe",1)'

Actually, I thought I changed that to 'Filecopy("%windir%\rundll32.exe",$path&"\rundll32.exe",1)' so it would just copy it. Anyways, copying it into the windows\gif folder and changing the compatibility should work. Let me know
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26 May 2013   #135

windows 7 32 bit
 
 

thanks its working now
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06 Jun 2013   #136

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks for the re-write of the original coder's program. But is there a reason as to why an animated gif that plays at normal speed in IE is slow in his/your programs, in regular or slideshow view mode?
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06 Jun 2013   #137

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

So I've got this installed and running great (thanks a ton!), but had a question:

Gifs are now animated, but only if I tell Windows to open it with "Windows Picture and Fax Viewer", not "Windows Photo Viewer". No problem, I just made that the default program. However, my end goal is to have one photo viewer for common image types (jpeg, png, etc.) and I can't seem to assign "Windows Picture and Fax Viewer" as the default program for non-gif images. If I choose "open with" on a jpeg or png, Picture and Fax Viewer isn't an option, only Photo Viewer.

Any ideas?

Thanks again!
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28 Jun 2013   #138

Win 7 32 bit
 
 

It should be possible, sure. Next time I feel in the mood for some code I'll add a window to select what kinds of images to associate with it
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30 Jun 2013   #139

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by corgano View Post
copy the rundll form windows into the windows\gif folder, right click, properties, compatibility, windowx xp, ok

The installer should do this for you with 'FileInstall("rundll32.exe",$path&"\rundll32.exe",1)'

Actually, I thought I changed that to 'Filecopy("%windir%\rundll32.exe",$path&"\rundll32.exe",1)' so it would just copy it. Anyways, copying it into the windows\gif folder and changing the compatibility should work. Let me know
I really don't understand this, can you give me a step by step on what to do to fix this?
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06 Jul 2013   #140

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

This is what you need. DND Photo Viewer, was written specially for viewing GIF, but you can use it quite that same as Windows Default Photo Viewer.



Read About the DND Photo Viewer

Download DND Photo Viewer 1.0.0
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