Windows 10: Restore Windows Photo Viewer in Windows 10
other's jpg file has no problem, only .jpg file that name is 'cover' encounter this problem. however i manage to open this specific .jpg file on another pc that run window 7 with window photo viewer
this may or may not work..open the file in an image editor, aka windows paint, paint.net etc, save as a jpg, give it a name...try opening it then?
i will giv it a try tommorw, thx man :-)
I've had the odd issue with an image where saving it again sometimes fixes it. this however does not always work, so...
Hope this is the correct place to ask this. I did the tutorial and got it working. But I have one problem. It takes literally anywhere from 60-90 seconds to open up Windows Photo Viewer anytime I open up an image. It's incredibly slow. Once it's open and up and running, I can open other images in less than a second. But if I close it and then try to open another image, it again takes a long time to open.
I couldn't find too much with online in regards to this but I did find one site that suggested changing the cache size.
This didn't work for me. I also read that it might be a color profile problem. So I set my default profile to the sRBG ICC profile like you suggested for the person who had a strange tint in his photos. That didn't help either. So I'm turning to you to see if you can help me.
If above mentioned solutions don't work for you, then it might be a cache problem. I found a Registry tweak on Microsoft support to disable Windows Photo Viewer cache feature which can fix this slowness problem:
in RUN or Start search box and press Enter. It'll open Registry Editor
Now go to following key:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows Photo Viewer\Viewer3.
In right-side pane, create a new DWORD CacheSize
and set its value to 0
Btw, this problem has persisted across two different installs. Both full clean installs. I did this before but because it was so slow I reverted back to the other photo program. Then I upgraded my OS hard drive and did another clean install of Windows. I just decided to do the tutorial again and again I'm suffering from a slow Windows Photo Viewer. Any advice on what could be the problem? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Hello theuseddversion, and welcome to Ten Forums.
Normally this could be from a corrupted color calibration in Color Management. Since this happens to you right after a clean install without doing anything else first, I'm not sure what could be causing it. So far, I'm not having any slow opening Windows Photo Viewer issues on my systems though.
Did you set Windows Photo Viewer as the default program at step 9?
It's normal for "Windows Photo Viewer" to show twice like, but it's for the same one.
I'm not sure what else to suggest other than seeing if a repair install may sort it for you without losing anything. You'll have to enable Windows Photo Viewer again afterwards though.
Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade
I downloaded and merged the registry fix as per the instructions and I'm still not getting a listing for Windows Photo Viewer in Settings/Default Apps/Photo Viewer. When I click on this I just get Photos and Paint and Look for an app in the store offered. If I right click a photo and choose open with, there is no windows photo viewer choice. If I go into the old control panel and try to set defaults there, it does list window photo viewer, but states it has all its defaults which seems to be tiff files. In any case, I can't get it to list to
choose it in Settings/Default Apps or on a right click.
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Hi have you tried downloading it from one of these links
That is how I got mine last August 2015
Use Microsoft Download Centre
windows photo viewer - Bing
Once downloaded and installed you should find that it works ok
I noticed a few builds ago (maybe 10162) that you could no longer set Windows Photo Viewer as the default picture opener. Now, it seems that MS is forcing you to use the Photos "app" instead.
Is anyone else getting this issue?
Cough. Hi there fellow forumers. I need your help. I've already know this problem of mine is a rather common problem among Windows 10 users. When I wish to open a picture with our good old Windows Photo Viewer, simply nothing happens or even if...
Jpg photo unable to open in windows photo viewer. i reset default apps. i choose default apps by file type.
I really liked the Windows Photo Viewer in Windows 7... The photo viewer built into Windows 10 is terrible.
Anyone know any good replacements? Something light weight.
When watching photos in Windows Photo Viewer all colors are added a "yellow" look. How do I change that so it looks normal?
If I resize the window so there are borders, they are yellow allso! Look at attached eksample.