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Windows 7: Windows photo gallery Install

15 May 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Windows photo gallery Install

Hello, i have just upgraded my pc to win7Ultimate and i absolutely love it but i would l like to have vista's windows photo gallery. I have the files but i dont know how to install it. can someone give me direction.(NOT windows live.....i have that).

HP Pavilion dv9627cl notebook
Windows Vista Home Premium 32bit upgraded to Win7Ultimate64bit
2g RAM 200-pin SODIMM, DDR2 PC2-6400
200gb(120&80) Memory upgraded to 580GB(2 drives 500 & 80)
AMD Turion 64x2 processors 1.9GHz
17" widescreen high definition monitor
NVIDIA graphics

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16 May 2011   #2
NoN

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]
 
 

Hi, i do not think you can reinstate the Windows Photo Gallery from Vista...Otherwise take a quick look at the tutorials index section of the SevenForums:
Windows 7 - Tutorial Index
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16 May 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

thanks for the reply....i looked in the tutorials but did not see anything...thats too bad....im gonna miss it.
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03 Jul 2011   #4

Both 64 & 32 bit home premium editions w/ win 7 upgrades sp1
 
 

You have to first uninstall windows live essentials 2011 with the instructions here,
How to uninstall Windows Live Essentials
Then you have change the way you receive windows updates otherwise the program will reload,
Go windows updates, click on the change settings link on the top left,
Uncheck give me recommended updates the same as important updates,
Above that section change it to, ask me before downloading and installing windows updates, and save.
Review updates in the future.
Now you can download the original vista photo gallery, they renamed it live photo gallery but it still has the simplistic user interface,
Download Details - Microsoft Download Center - Windows Live Photo Gallery
There is an x-p version of windows live essentials that also has the same simplistic interface that works very well with windows 7,
Windows Live Essentials for Windows XP
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03 Jul 2011   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

thanks for the reply.....i recently did a fresh reinstall of my OS(win7ult)...i did not add windows live anything back on there.....i already have my updates configured the way u described above...so all i need to do is install windows photo gallery?....i only want the vista version.
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03 Jul 2011   #6

Both 64 & 32 bit home premium editions w/ win 7 upgrades sp1
 
 

The x-p version is identical in interface, and has some mild upgrades in functionality, because we are talking about the under powered x-p
I have the x-p version and the real upgraded version on a 64 bit system.
But both versions I only have photo gallery and movie maker not any of the other junk, so they both work very well.
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03 Jul 2011   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

I have windows movie maker.....it was easy to get...maybe i will try that xp version....i have other photo editing softwares...i just like windows photo gallery and wanted it but didnt spend to much time on getting it. but i definitely dont want windows live essentials....i had it and it is ok....just not great.
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04 Jul 2011   #8

Both 64 & 32 bit home premium editions w/ win 7 upgrades sp1
 
 

It's definitely worth a try, just remember to uncheck all the extra b/s in the download to just photo gallery and movie maker to be installed,
Good luck hope it works out, it did for me.
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