1.    24 Mar 2016 #1
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    Any way to get the Windows Photo Viewer & Windows Live Photo Gallery?


    I recently purchased a new laptop (Dell Inspirion 17 5000 series) and I am so upset to see that Windows 10 does not have the Windows Photo Viewer or the Windows Live Photo Gallery- these two programs offer ways of printing photos (such as printing 2 4x6 or 5x7 pics on one page) and simple/quick one click enhancement features that I cannot find anywhere else! The Microsoft photo viewer that came with the PC is useless - it has no options or features! Help please or suggestions!!!!
    Last edited by samantha5986; 27 Apr 2016 at 10:56.
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  2.    24 Mar 2016 #2
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    Yeah the default app isn't great. The old photo viewer can be enabled if you did an upgrade from 7 I believe. I think those with a clean install of 10 are bang out of luck though. I'm sure Brink posted a tutorial on how to do it but I'll need to dig around
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  3.    24 Mar 2016 #3
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    Found it quicker than I thought, hope this helps

    Windows Photo Viewer - Restore in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
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  4.    24 Mar 2016 #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by samantha5986 View Post
    I recently just upgraded my laptop and I am so upset to see that Windows 10 does not have the Windows Photo Viewer or the Windows Live Photo Gallery- these two programs offer ways of printing photos (such as printing 2 4x6 or 5x7 pics on one page) and simple/quick one click enhancement features that I cannot find anywhere else! The Microsoft photo viewer that came with the PC is useless - it has no options or features! Help please or suggestions!!!!
    Windows (Live) Photo Gallery comes with Windows Essentials as a package. ( MS has removed the word "Live" ).
    Do you have Windows Essentials installed ?
    The package includes Photo Gallery, Movie Maker, Windows Live Mail, Windows Live Writer, OneDrive.
    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-ca/windows/essentials
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  5.    27 Apr 2016 #5
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    Scottyboy99,
    Thank you for your response. However I didnt upgrade to Wndows 10, I actually bought a new laptop that came with Windows 10 so I dont think I can retrieve the app since it was never on my pc.
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  6.    27 Apr 2016 #6
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    Davidhk,

    Thank you so much for the link, i am going to try it now!!!!
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  7.    27 Apr 2016 #7
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    Samantha... all versions of Windows 10 still have a fully working Windows Photo Viewer in their complicated structures, but it's hidden. That is why Scottyboy pointed you to this link:

    Windows Photo Viewer - Restore in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

    Download the registry plug-in and allow Windows 10 to merge it, then right-click any picture image file, and select preview to open that and any other picture files in that folder in the Windows 10 Photo Viewer.

    Microsoft have their reasons to bury successful and well loved software in favour of modern and lacklustre offerings like Photos for Windows 10, but a lot of people cannot really see the reason why.
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  8.    27 Apr 2016 #8

    Yay! Faffy - well done on the badge bud! (Sorry, I know there's a separate thread but just chuffed that he's got recognition)
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