1.    11 Jul 2016 #1
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    XnView on Windows 10 fails to open icons


    Hi all,

    I set Xnview as th default photo viewer in Windows 10. Unfortunetly, it didn't cover *.ico files (icons.) so I associated .ico files with XnView as seen in the image below.

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    However, when I double click an ico in Windows XnView start but it shows its default look with no icon. It seems that Windows doesn't start XNView with a parameter pointing to the path to icon files. How do I fix this?

    Thanks in advance!


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  2.    11 Jul 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2014
    San Jose, California
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    How about right click on the Icon file->Open With->Choose Another App. If XnView is not on the list, click on "More Apps". If still not see XnView, click on "Choose another App on this PC" and navigate until you locate "XnView.exe" then select it, put a check mark on "Always use this App to open .ico file"

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  3.    11 Jul 2016 #3
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    Thanks for your reply. I forget to mentioned that I had already tried this. How about registry modification?
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  4.    11 Jul 2016 #4
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    You can try to download Right Click Enhancer from Enhance your PC experience - RBSoft which includes the file types editor as shown below:

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  5.    12 Jul 2016 #5
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    Works like a charm! Thank you.
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