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Windows 7: Details "Camera Model" etc. will not populate in explorer window

23 Feb 2015   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
Details "Camera Model" etc. will not populate in explorer window

Explorer windows in detail mode will not populate with additional information. e.g. Camera Model, date taken...
This was working fine up to about two weeks ago, when something happened. I got busy with additional software, editing and I can't say exactly when it stopped. The information is still there in my EXIF data. It shows up in Irfanview info and Lightroom info. I shoot with / have files from six different cameras, this is rather important to me.

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23 Feb 2015   #2

Windows 7 Professional 64bit

welllllllllll...MicrosoftCameraCodecPack-x64.msi. Somehow, let me never be one who second guesses Microsoft, the codec pack was corrupted or got overridden by one (some) of my new software. I removed several photo viewers and decided to reload all of my photo codec packages. and wa la after loading each one, I checked to see if the window was repopulating. The third one loaded ---> MicrosoftCameraCodecPack-x64.msi, and that did the trick. Thank you to anyone who may have read this and considered helping. (there is a 32 bit version of this codec pack, just in case it helps anyone)
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 Details "Camera Model" etc. will not populate in explorer window

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