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Windows 7: Microsoft please make .gif readable like in XP

17 Dec 2011   #1

Microsoft please make .gif readable like in XP

Microsoft please make .gif readable like in XP.

I could put a .gif as a wallpaper in XP, in 7 I cant the gif stays stuck on the first frame of the .gif.

I only had to double click on a .gif to make it work in the default windows photo viewer,in seven it stays stuck on the first frame of the .gif.

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17 Dec 2011   #2

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And this for viewing .gif it works very well
Windows 7 Gif Viewer Works perfectly
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17 Dec 2011   #3

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600

there is also fastone image viewer, it plays gifs automatically, but you have to do open with ,set default etc,on the gif file ,after that it will always open your gifs,
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17 Dec 2011   #4


Thanks but I already have programs for that,what I want is 7 to read them itself,I want them to work as a wallpaper and in windows photo viewer like XP did.
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 Microsoft please make .gif readable like in XP

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