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Windows 7: recent items bug in build 7100 and before

25 Apr 2009   #1

Windows 8.1 Enterprise
recent items bug in build 7100 and before

well until now i thought the bug is from my end because i upgraded about 4 times.
but now i installed a clean installation of windows 7 and the bug is still there.

BUG: when i go to recent items and try to open a photo file
the windows photo viewer opens. it says "loading" forever.
when i right click the file and choose preview=opens fine.
when i open a photo file from any other place in my computer- opens perfectly fine.

this bug concern only photo files, all other files open just fine.

i remind you, this is a 7100 clean install.
anybody else got this issue?

other than that still it doesn't save each folder view. which is a shame. hope it will be fixed in the final release.
im pretty dissapointed with this release, i thought that many bugs that user complained about to MS will be resolved, but no...
i said well maybe their waiting for the RC1 to fix all of this
so, whats new in this build????
well im still overall satisfied by this OS, its sleek and fast

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25 Apr 2009   #2

Win7 Ultimate x64 on Desktop / Win7 Ultimate x86 on laptop / Win7 x86 Starter on Netbook

Strange, I have never had that bug before? See specs for build.
Updating to Win 7 RC build when released through MSDN. :)
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25 Apr 2009   #3

Dual boot WindowsXP/Windows 7
Nice catch...

All I can do at this point is confirm that the 'bug' does exist. I also made a clean fresh install so it must be in the version.
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25 Apr 2009   #4

Windows 8.1 Enterprise

that's a bummer.
expected Rc1 to be more bugs free from earlier builds...
there is still hope for RTM
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26 Apr 2009   #5

Windows 7 64-bit build 7600.16385.0907123
Windows Photo Viewer bug

I run 8GB of 1600MHz Patriot memory and this bug has been in each build from 7057 that I have noticed. I did a clean install of 7100 yesterday and the bug is still there. I can't believe this was overlooked, it must be a memory space allocation issue they cannot seem to fix.

Through the transitive nightfall of diamonds.
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26 Apr 2009   #6

Windows 8.1 Enterprise

you know it's not the most critical bug ever, but it represents an unfinished job (well yeah it's RC1 i know)
but if such a noticeable bug is not fixed in the RC then imagine other bugs which are not so obvious to the common user.
it really made me a bit disappointed about the RC release.
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26 Apr 2009   #7

Windows 7 64-bit build 7600.16385.0907123
wait'n and wish'n

Well I guess I will just have to have more patience with seven. It still is light years ahead of Vista at its' current build!

A friend of the devil is a friend of mine
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26 Apr 2009   #8

Windows 10 Pro x64 x3, Ubuntu

One point of interest here is that the bug looks like it is in the photo viewer end rather than the OS end - I as standard load Picassa as a quick file viewer each install.

Would be interesting to know if this bug persists when the live photo app is installed as I believe this takes over from the built in viewer when installed.
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27 Apr 2009   #9

Windows 7 64-bit (7127) & Mac OS X 10.5.7

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Shayx View Post
that's a bummer.
expected Rc1 to be more bugs free from earlier builds...
there is still hope for RTM

No kidding. I was surprised to see so many people complaining. Guess I'll be sticking with 7068 for a while.
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03 Aug 2009   #10

Windows 7

I know this is an old thread. Sorry for bumping it. But I was wondering if anyone else had this issue and I see that I'm not alone. One crappy workaround I found was to right click on the picture you'd like to open and click "Preview" (it's at the top). That works. I'll be looking forward to the final release!
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