Windows 10: Photos & other files do not open in w10

  1.    21 Jun 2015 #1

    Photos & other files do not open in w10


    Hi, just updated from w8.1 to W10.

    Photos & other files do not open in w10, what do I need to see most of my files? ....thanx .....nick
    Last edited by nichos; 22 Jun 2015 at 04:03.
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  2.    21 Jun 2015 #2

    Which build are you using??
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  3.    22 Jun 2015 #3

    Thanx B... but, w10 started OK but, on booting up this morning it failed miserably & am back to w8.1.

    Will wait for the June launch

    EDIT: Unfortunately also in w8.1 all fotos do not open saying I do not have the correct permission.

    Could it be because I chose not to create an MS account? ....thanx ....nick
    Last edited by nichos; 22 Jun 2015 at 04:06.
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  4. Posts : 14,396
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       24 Jun 2015 #4

    nichos said: View Post
    Thanx B... but, w10 started OK but, on booting up this morning it failed miserably & am back to w8.1.

    Will wait for the June launch

    EDIT: Unfortunately also in w8.1 all fotos do not open saying I do not have the correct permission.

    Could it be because I chose not to create an MS account? ....thanx ....nick
    I don't think the fact that you didn't create an MS account is the problem; it's more likely a permissions issue. I have no problem with opening photos in Windows 10 or 8.1.

    I'm not in Windows 8.1 ATM, but try going to Windows Accessories>Paint>Open and navigate to your photos. See if you can open them from there.

    I just tried it on Windows 10 Build 10130 and it works just fine.
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       24 Jun 2015 #5

    Nick, look at this thread. It may be helpful to you:

    Alternative to Photo Viewer.
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  6.    24 Jun 2015 #6

    Thanx all.

    I came across this site & solved my problem by taking ownership of my files I hope somebody finds it useful too.

    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/...ssion-to/9ea4ce43-b4cd-4b2d-9e11-49bead363f63

    Thanx for all your help .....nick


    PS. I downloaded w10 & updated my w8.1 spare HD to w10. Worked OK & liked it that afternoon but, next morning would not boot up so I use my flash stick & got w8.1 back.

    I s that a usual thing with the BETA version?

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  7. Posts : 14,396
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       24 Jun 2015 #7

    nichos said: View Post
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    PS. I downloaded w10 & updated my w8.1 spare HD to w10. Worked OK & liked it that afternoon but, next morning would not boot up so I use my flash stick & got w8.1 back.

    I s that a usual thing with the BETA version?

    Asus P5K Premium WiFiiFi, Intel Core 2 Quad Pro 2.4GHz, OCZ Cpu Cooler, 2x2GB, DDR2 800 PC2-6400, GeForce 9800 GTX (PCI-E), sata 160gb, OCZ 600W Psu, Win8.1
    No, this is not usual with Windows 10 Technical Preview.

    I would suggest that you mark this thread "solved" and open a new one under "Installation and Setup", describing your problems with Windows 10 setup. You'll get more help in that group.

    When you post, tell us:

    Which build you downloaded and installed.
    How you installed it on your "spare" Windows 8.1 hard drive.
    And anything else you can think of.
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  8.    25 Jun 2015 #8

    I opened a post in "Installation and Setup" ......nick
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