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Windows 7: Cannot disable Windows Picture and Fax Viewer

17 Jan 2010   #1

Cannot disable Windows Picture and Fax Viewer


I want to disable Windows Picture and Fax Viewer (shimgvw.dll) so that the image metadata and video dimensions are not displayed in the details pane.

I read that all I have to do is Start > Run > type in "regsvr32 /u shimgvw.dll", hit enter.

But when I do that, I get an error saying
"The module "shimgvw.dll" was loaded but the entry-point DllRegisterServer was not found.
Make sure that "shimgvw.dll" is a valid DLL or OCX file and then try again"
What's wrong? And how do I successfully unregister the dll?


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 Cannot disable Windows Picture and Fax Viewer

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