How do I remove Windows Photo Gallery?

  1.    26 Aug 2016 #1

    How do I remove Windows Photo Gallery?

    Best I can determine Windows Photo Gallery is part of Windows Essentials. But, I cannot remove Windows Essentials without removing Movie Maker which I use. So, how can I remove Photo Gallery and only Photo Gallery?
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  2.    27 Aug 2016 #2

    It's simple. Go to Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Programs and Features. elect Windows Essentials and you can remove selected Essentials programs (including Photo Gallery) or repair the installation.
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  3.    27 Aug 2016 #3

    When I try that I get this. I interpret it to mean I will remove Movie Maker. That's why I asked how to remove Photo Gallery without removing Movie Maker.
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  4.    27 Aug 2016 #4

    You are right - I have the same now I selected the option. I thought you might be able to uninstall them both then just reinstall Movie Maker. However, the Essentials 2012 installer I got from MS installs both Movie Maker and Photo Gallery. I found this MS link for Movie Maker so you could see if that installs just Movie Maker A Google search shows other non MS sources for downloading Movie Maker but you might not want to trust those. I don't think this is a big deal - you could just ignore Photo Gallery since it takes up hardly any space.
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  5.    27 Aug 2016 #5

    The problem is, after I upgraded to 10 every time I import images from a media (SD/camera) card it throws up an image from the card in Photo Gallery and I have to click it away each and every time.
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  6.    27 Aug 2016 #6

    In that case, you need to configure your autoplay options at Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\AutoPlay
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  7.    27 Aug 2016 #7

    I didn't realize that control existed. That fixed it.

    Thanks very much.
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