Windows 10: Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10166 Insider

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  1.    10 Jul 2015 #371
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    XP/7/8.1/10 PRO 10586
       10 Jul 2015 #372

    labeeman said: View Post
    I still can but I cannot tell you what is wrong with yours.
    Attachment 23942
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    OK, I have no idea what the hell happened. I was fine all the way up until 10162. After I upgraded to 10166 my Windows Store was broken, half my apps didn't work and I had a whole bunch of other errors and couldn't even open photos anymore. Not even with Windows Photo Viewer.

    So I tried a reset repair and it didn't fix anything, made things worse all it did was remove my programs. So then I said screw it, I did a fresh ISO install of 10166 and see if that would fix things, OS seems to be OK but the same thing I wasn't able to open anything using Windows Photo Viewer for some unknown reason, I have no idea why.

    I just did a search on reddit and apparently I am not the only one that experienced this problem, it has been posted from a bunch of other users as well ....

    [Build 10162] Can't open images with the desktop Windows Photo Viewer. Is it working for anyone else? (self.Windows10)
    submitted 4 days ago by Yelenee
    If I try to open an image (right click> Open with> Windows Photo Viewer) it goes into print mode.
    ~_~


    This was the answer:
    i had this problem because photoviewer was missing the "[open]" action in the registry for some reason, i merged this from a different PC and it started working:
    Apparently some code from the registry was deleted for whatever reason, I have no idea why this happened to me because I did a clean install and it stopped working, so I had to open NOTEPAD and past this code and save it as pic.reg. As soon as I did that, Photo Viewer started working again, so I have no idea if this is some sort of BUG or what. It's really tripping me out. I got it working again, but here is the code if anyone runs into this stupid problem.

    Code:
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
      
     [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Applications\photoviewer.dll]
      
     [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Applications\photoviewer.dll\shell]
      
     [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Applications\photoviewer.dll\shell\open]
     "MuiVerb"="@photoviewer.dll,-3043"
      
     [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Applications\photoviewer.dll\shell\open\command]
     @=hex(2):25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,00,25,\
       00,5c,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,72,00,75,00,\
       6e,00,64,00,6c,00,6c,00,33,00,32,00,2e,00,65,00,78,00,65,00,20,00,22,00,25,\
       00,50,00,72,00,6f,00,67,00,72,00,61,00,6d,00,46,00,69,00,6c,00,65,00,73,00,\
       25,00,5c,00,57,00,69,00,6e,00,64,00,6f,00,77,00,73,00,20,00,50,00,68,00,6f,\
       00,74,00,6f,00,20,00,56,00,69,00,65,00,77,00,65,00,72,00,5c,00,50,00,68,00,\
       6f,00,74,00,6f,00,56,00,69,00,65,00,77,00,65,00,72,00,2e,00,64,00,6c,00,6c,\
       00,22,00,2c,00,20,00,49,00,6d,00,61,00,67,00,65,00,56,00,69,00,65,00,77,00,\
       5f,00,46,00,75,00,6c,00,6c,00,73,00,63,00,72,00,65,00,65,00,6e,00,20,00,25,\
       00,31,00,00,00
      
     [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Applications\photoviewer.dll\shell\open\DropTarget]
     "Clsid"="{FFE2A43C-56B9-4bf5-9A79-CC6D4285608A}"
      
     [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Applications\photoviewer.dll\shell\print]
      
     [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Applications\photoviewer.dll\shell\print\command]
     @=hex(2):25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,00,25,\
       00,5c,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,72,00,75,00,\
       6e,00,64,00,6c,00,6c,00,33,00,32,00,2e,00,65,00,78,00,65,00,20,00,22,00,25,\
       00,50,00,72,00,6f,00,67,00,72,00,61,00,6d,00,46,00,69,00,6c,00,65,00,73,00,\
       25,00,5c,00,57,00,69,00,6e,00,64,00,6f,00,77,00,73,00,20,00,50,00,68,00,6f,\
       00,74,00,6f,00,20,00,56,00,69,00,65,00,77,00,65,00,72,00,5c,00,50,00,68,00,\
       6f,00,74,00,6f,00,56,00,69,00,65,00,77,00,65,00,72,00,2e,00,64,00,6c,00,6c,\
       00,22,00,2c,00,20,00,49,00,6d,00,61,00,67,00,65,00,56,00,69,00,65,00,77,00,\
       5f,00,46,00,75,00,6c,00,6c,00,73,00,63,00,72,00,65,00,65,00,6e,00,20,00,25,\
       00,31,00,00,00
      
     [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Applications\photoviewer.dll\shell\print\DropTarget]
     "Clsid"="{60fd46de-f830-4894-a628-6fa81bc0190d}"
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  3. Posts : 793
    Windows 10 and windows insider
       10 Jul 2015 #373

    Anyone else think this build is worse than 162? I'm back to computer won't sleep issues! Sheeeeeeee
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  4. Posts : 265
    Windows 10 preview ########
       10 Jul 2015 #374

    heyyahblah said: View Post
    Is anyone still able to open .jpg files and .png files using Windows Photo Viewer on this latest build? I just did a clean install to 10166 and it is not letting me, says this APP cannot be run on this PC. I can only use photos app to open .jpg and .png files. What is going on?? Can someone help me out here? I want to use Windows Photo Viewer to view my pictures but its not letting me, anyone???
    ahhhh the hell with it. i put it back on and figured it out for ya. just follow the steps below:

    1. Right click on the photo. 2. Click on Properties.

    3. Click change.

    4. Select Windows Photo viewer.

    5. Click OK.

    after doing these steps my photos opened in photo viewer just fine. let me know if this helps.


    magilla said: View Post
    Anyone else think this build is worse than 162? I'm back to computer won't sleep issues! Sheeeeeeee
    no. it seems to be working perfectly well for me. nothing big sticks out so far.
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    XP/7/8.1/10 PRO 10586
       10 Jul 2015 #375

    magilla said: View Post
    Anyone else think this build is worse than 162? I'm back to computer won't sleep issues! Sheeeeeeee
    Yea, I'm with with. 10162 was more stable and working for me. 10166 turned my computer into shits. I have no idea why. I just had to post a reg hack above to get my photo viewer to work again for some reason. I haven't had startup sound since 10159 after following all the steps, I should have never went 10166 fast ring, should have left it at 10162, I had no issues with that build. This one is much more buggier for me. I'm with you on that one bud.

    - Screwed up my photo app with Windows Photo Viewer (had to use reg hack) see above
    - Windows update is not working now .... I'm looking for posts around here how to reset Windows Update, its giving me an error message now, Windows update stopped working for me. Anyone can throw a fast link to the fix Windows Update problem thread?

    Thanks.
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  6. Posts : 755
    Windows 10 Pro x64 Build 16199
       10 Jul 2015 #376

    heyyahblah said: View Post
    Yea, I'm with with. 10162 was more stable and working for me. 10166 turned my computer into shits. I have no idea why. I just had to post a reg hack above to get my photo viewer to work again for some reason. I haven't had startup sound since 10159 after following all the steps, I should have never went 10166 fast ring, should have left it at 10162, I had no issues with that build. This one is much more buggier for me. I'm with you on that one bud.
    Sorry, my friend, don't count me in! Except syncing Mail messages in folders, no major bugs, based on usable point of view!

    Why not consider a reset or reinstall clean?
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  7. Posts : 265
    Windows 10 preview ########
       10 Jul 2015 #377

    jyusa said: View Post
    Sorry, my friend, don't count me in! Except syncing Mail messages in folders, no major bugs, based on usable point of view!
    Why not consider a reset or reinstall clean?
    true, he can just reload the iso for 10162, or 10166. and syncing mail messages works for me, but i did just find a bug, as i can't get the screen saver to work at all. so there ya go. my first bug. i have put it through it's paces, but didn't notice this until just now. sleep works just fine, but screen saver, not at all.
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    Win 10 Pro x64
       10 Jul 2015 #378

    heyyahblah said: View Post
    Yea, I'm with with. 10162 was more stable and working for me. 10166 turned my computer into shits. I have no idea why. I just had to post a reg hack above to get my photo viewer to work again for some reason. I haven't had startup sound since 10159 after following all the steps, I should have never went 10166 fast ring, should have left it at 10162, I had no issues with that build. This one is much more buggier for me. I'm with you on that one bud.

    - Screwed up my photo app with Windows Photo Viewer (had to use reg hack) see above
    - Windows update is not working now .... I'm looking for posts around here how to reset Windows Update, its giving me an error message now, Windows update stopped working for me. Anyone can throw a fast link to the fix Windows Update problem thread?

    Thanks.
    Clean install just takes 10mins max. You should have been done hours ago. I just did a clean install. Everything working so far.
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  9. Posts : 755
    Windows 10 Pro x64 Build 16199
       10 Jul 2015 #379

    STEVAE said: View Post
    true, he can just reload the iso for 10162, or 10166. and syncing mail messages works for me, but i did just find a bug, as i can't get the screen saver to work at all. so there ya go. my first bug. i have put it through it's paces, but didn't notice this until just now.
    But it worked for me very nicely!
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  10. Posts : 265
    Windows 10 preview ########
       10 Jul 2015 #380

    jyusa said: View Post
    But it worked for me very nicely!
    well, then i feel very lucky. as i read sooooooooo many problems that others are having, to only have a screen saver problem is a very good thing indeed.
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