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Windows 7: PhotoViewer.dll?

14 Dec 2009   #1


All right, I've seen plenty of "fixes" for this problem when I try to edit a program it pops up with PhotoViewer.dll unable to open or some such.

I've set it as my default program to open pictures and it still pops up with that, where's all the shadow, highlights, and so on editing and enhancement? I have three computers running Windows 7, all had the free upgrade when we bought them, the other two can use the Windows Photo Viewer without a problem so why can't my laptop? I don't want to open all pictures in Paint or some other program, I want the same thing my other computers use which, I thought, was Windows Photo Viewer. do I fix it?

And how do I make my pictures that come off of my camera into a quarter the size that they are (say they're 1.5Mb when coming off of the card, in Windows XP and Vista I could open it in Paint, press save and it would make the pictures, like, 500Kb in size instead, because this new Paint makes them twice that size and Windows Photo Viewer, if, I'm lucky makes them several Kbs smaller or larger)?

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15 Dec 2009   #2

Windows 7, 64 bit Home SP1, Win 8.1.1 Pro 64 bit

Have you tried the free google picasa? That is what I use. I have other photo software for more in depth photo processing but for just viewing and some basic photo enhancements the picasa works well.

Also, look at gimp GIMP - The GNU Image Manipulation Program
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20 Dec 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate

When I right click on a Photo on destop
& click on EDIT

I get Error mesg

Any help would be appreciated

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20 Dec 2009   #4

Windows 7 Pro & Vista Home Premium

Did you seacgh for the dll file. I'd go to Start > Run yype cmd, Now type sfc /scannow
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20 Dec 2009   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by reghakr View Post
Did you seacgh for the dll file. I'd go to Start > Run yype cmd, Now type sfc /scannow
I did & it say -
no Issue found

but when I restart my Laptop
it got stuck on Boot from DVD (where background is black)

Then had to force shutdown
take out battery & then restart laptop

is there anyway i can download if im missing some program

I have just installed Win 7 Ultimate on my Vista
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