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  1. Joined : Oct 2014
    Polk County Texas USA
    Posts : 11,713
    Windows 10 Insider Preview
       09 Aug 2015 #141

    simrick said: View Post
    That Edwin - he gets around! Who is he anyway?
    Dunno, Simrick, but he has the Support Team eating out of his hands, even when he tested leaked versions of Windows 10 builds.
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  2.    09 Aug 2015 #142

    simrick said: View Post
    That Edwin - he gets around! Who is he anyway?
    I get around.
    (I'm not easy though and certainly not cheap!!!)
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  3. Joined : Dec 2013
    Portsmouth Hampshire
    Posts : 1,196
    Windows 10 x86 14383 Insider Pro and Core 10240
       09 Aug 2015 #143

    The Fix originated on Microsoft answers or TechNet - Edwin posted it here - many thanks - it is simply the Windows 8.1 registry keys that need merging back into the registry because some Microsoft Windows Developer in a late preview version like TH1, had left a stub of code in the Registry that meant that Windows Photo Viewer was never the default Here's my take on it:
    Windows 10 Service Release 1 Inbound for Next Week - Page 5 - Windows 10 Forums
    and
    Windows 10 Service Release 1 Inbound for Next Week - Page 6 - Windows 10 Forums
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  4.    09 Aug 2015 #144

    Fafhrd said: View Post
    The Fix originated on Microsoft answers or TechNet - Edwin posted it here - it is simply the Windows 8.1 registry keys that need merging back into the registry because some Microsoft Windows Developer in a late preview version like TH1, had left a stub of code in the Registry that meant that Windows Photo Viewer was never the default Here's my take on it:
    Windows 10 Service Release 1 Inbound for Next Week - Page 5 - Windows 10 Forums
    and
    Windows 10 Service Release 1 Inbound for Next Week - Page 6 - Windows 10 Forums
    Yeah, I think that's sort of where the 'fix' originated.
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  5. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,935
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       09 Aug 2015 #145

    Edwin said: View Post
    Yeah, I think that's sort of where the 'fix' originated.
    Is there anyway to pin Photo Viewer to the start menu??
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  6. Joined : Jan 2014
    Walnut Beach, Milford, Ct
    Posts : 7,604
    Win10 Pro / Remix 3.0
       09 Aug 2015 #146

    Wynona said: View Post
    Everybody but me. I use a phone for talking and a camera for taking pictures. .

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  7. Joined : Dec 2013
    Portsmouth Hampshire
    Posts : 1,196
    Windows 10 x86 14383 Insider Pro and Core 10240
       09 Aug 2015 #147

    BunnyJ said: View Post
    Is there anyway to pin Photo Viewer to the start menu??

    No, because it is not actually a program - it is an executable DLL that's invoked when an image file is clicked on. -A strange leftover from Windows XP Picture and Fax Viewer, the foreunner of WPV:
    Windows 10 Service Release 1 Inbound for Next Week - Page 6 - Windows 10 Forums

    The idea was, a fax came in and you clicked on it to view it - because faxes were images, you needed a quick viewer that you could zoom and print from
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  8. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,935
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       09 Aug 2015 #148

    Fafhrd said: View Post
    No, because it is not actually a program - it is an executable DLL that's invoked when an image file is clicked on. -A strange leftover from Windows XP Picture and Fax Viewer, the foreunner of WPV
    Thanks..
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  9. Joined : May 2015
    Oakville
    Posts : 21
    XP/7/8.1/10 PRO 10586
       09 Aug 2015 #149

    Well, thanks for all the help everyone. I had to bookmark another page just to get it back. So I have it for reference for the future, but wow, why, this was in all the TP's we were using without a problem, why in the RTM was this removed and I missed it? ....

    Is this a known problem by Microsoft? Is it coming back in SR1 next week or is this gone for good? Forced by Microsoft to use PHOTO "APP" ??
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  10.    09 Aug 2015 #150

    heyyahblah said: View Post
    Well, thanks for all the help everyone. I had to bookmark another page just to get it back. So I have it for reference for the future, but wow, why, this was in all the TP's we were using without a problem, why in the RTM was this removed and I missed it? ....

    Is this a known problem by Microsoft? Is it coming back in SR1 next week or is this gone for good? Forced by Microsoft to use PHOTO "APP" ??
    I figure they were trying to 'bully' the Photos App as default so it would work across all devices.
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