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Windows 7: animated gifs and windows photo viewer

24 Dec 2014   #171
Ngugen

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Installed it, got the pop up that says it should work and opening it again will uninstall. Try opening gifs, doesn't work. Try setting the program as the default, get a pop up asking if I want to uninstall. Do so, install it again, still won't work.


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02 Jan 2015   #172
JimmyJames

Windows 8 64-Bit
 
 

I just noticed the same problem. Obviously my Windows Photo Viewer was not playing the animated GIFs. I tried as suggested, right-clicking & selecting to Open with Windows Explorer,... & that plays the animated GIF.
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18 Jan 2015   #173
darkflux

all of the above
 
 

@Corgano: might be worth your time to put a link to post #97 in the same post with the download link. then you won't have the same questions repeated over 12 pages.

kinda sucks having to read an entire thread just to find the information from 2 posts...

thanks for this fix
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03 Feb 2015   #174
radzdzij

Win 7
 
 

Thank you..
Had little problems but now all works 100% fine.
Thanks!
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03 Apr 2015   #175
Suzer

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
Another

@Corgano: I'm another happy user who joined this Forum to say "Thank You!"

I look forward to coming back whenever I have questions, or just to learn!
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09 Apr 2015   #176
Hashim

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

This sounded like a perfect solution to the problem as I was going through the thread and reading how it was working for others. Unfortunately, though, at the time of writing, this doesn't work on my system - Windows 7 64-Bit. As an interim solution I installed a third-party image viewer -IrfanView - just to be able to view GIFs animated, but this isn't ideal for obvious reasons. If you could get the program working for my system, Corgano, I'd be very very grateful. Feel free to ask if you want to know any more details about my system.
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14 Apr 2015   #177
loismustd1e

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

@corgano Cheers mate didn't work then checked post 97 an works perfectly thank you
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15 Apr 2015   #178
Robbie1979

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 

Doesn't work at all. I ran 'XP Photo and fax viewer (For GIFS on Win 7).exe' and it prompted me to now try opening GIFs.

Upon opening, the image is still static. I tried setting rundll32.exe in the C:\Windows\gif folder to run in compatibility mode for Windows 7 and still nothing.

It's a shame as Microsoft really butchered everything with Windows 7. This thread is also all over the place which doesn't help matters.

I'm running W7 Enterprise 64-bit.

EDIT: This worked for me. Thank you!
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04 Sep 2015   #179
EnkryptedSpirit

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 
Thanks!

Used the gifview in tandem with the gif format installer. Works like a charm
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20 Apr 2016   #180
MasterZoen

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Thanks for this Corgano, Goofwear!

Does anyone know how to associate other file types to the "windows photo and fax viewer" that Corgano's installer makes for gif files? I want it to be used for all the compatible image types.
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