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Windows 7: animated gifs and windows photo viewer

06 Jul 2013   #141

Windows 7
 
 

I'd rather not switch programs and just wait for corgano to get back to me.

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07 Jul 2013   #142

Windows 7 64bit home premium
 
 
Maybe I missed something

I just right click and open with Windows Media Player. Windows 7 64
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04 Aug 2013   #143

Windows 7 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by goku262002 View Post
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?
Copy run32dll.exe from either C:\Windows\System32 or C:\Windows\SysWOW64 (if you have x64) into C:\Windows\gif folder.

Then right click on the run32dll.exe and click on properties.
Goto the Compatibility tab, add a checkbox to "Run this program in compatibility mode for:"
Choose Windows XP in the dropdown (Service Pack 3 worked for me).

As Darkwing said, this allows animated gifs in "Windows Picture and Fax Viewer", but not "Windows Photo Viewer"
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21 Aug 2013   #144

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Sorry if I'm out of place with this question but kinda got lost trying to read all these pages. I'm not concerned with animated gifs but would love to have Windows Picture & Fax Viewer just 'cuz I liked the way it worked with my screen captures in XP. Is that possible & just how would I go about it?

Thanx,
grits
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22 Aug 2013   #145

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Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

It's been awhile, how did it work in XP that is different in Windows 7, other than not playing animations?
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23 Aug 2013   #146

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

When I had XP I could do a scrolling screen capture of things like my list of Installed Programs or the list of items in Event Viewer & with Pic & Fax Viewer it would actually let me then scroll through the entire list. Now with the Photo Viewer in Windows 7, it will show the entire list but it's such small print I can hardly read it & the zoom in Photo Viewer just shows parts at a time. I hope this makes sense to you guys. I might have even saved an example shot that I could post here if that might help. I'll look for it after I post this much.

Edit: I forgot to mention that I use png for my screen shots. I found an example shot to post here. Had this been done with XP Viewer, it would have shown only down to 'Scanned Docs' but then had a scroll bar to see the rest.


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23 Aug 2013   #147

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Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

When you zoom in Windows 7 picture viewer click the image and you can drag it with the cursor, up, down, sideways.
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24 Aug 2013   #148

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Nope, tried that but still not what I'm looking for, Thanks anyway.
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12 Sep 2013   #149

Win 7 32 bit
 
 

not sure what you mean grits

Also (finally) adding option to install for other image types as well.
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12 Sep 2013   #150

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Thanks corgano for reply, hope I can explain it right. When I had XP I could take a screen shot of a window like this one where in order to read it all, you use the scroll button & the Windows Pic Viewer WOULD let me scroll but the new Windows 7 Photo Viewer won't, it's just all there in one window but not easy to read due to small size (my eyes are 69 yrs. old). I've tried the suggestions for zooming, etc. but really prefer the scrolling feature & was just wondering if I would be able to use what you've come up with for that.
I'm not too good at putting my thoughts into words,sorry.
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