Windows 10: Windows Photo Viewer isn't an option, cannot set as default

  1.    28 Nov 2016 #1

    Windows Photo Viewer isn't an option, cannot set as default

    Just bought a brand new HP notebook with windows 10. I cannot set windows photo viewer as default. I go to open with, it is not an option. I go to control panel/default programs/set default programs/. When I click "set as default" nothing happens. This is so frustrating! Why isn't it an option!?
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  3.    06 Dec 2016 #3

    Photo Frustration+

    I followed your "Here is how to get it back..." procedure, but it won't show up in the apps listing that I get by clicking the Windows icon. It shows up in the "default apps" list, but how do I access Windows Photo Viewer

    from the desktop? Or should I say, How do I get it onto the desktop?

    (Wow, that's what I get for copying something from a headline, eh?)

    I can't tell you how frustrating "Photos" is. It hides nearly everything, even the pictures that comprise my screen saver slide show. The pictures come up on the slide show, but I have no access in order to edit them.
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