Windows 10: PHOTOS app stopped working

  1.    24 Oct 2015 #1

    PHOTOS app stopped working


    PHOTOS app no longer able to open a .jpg .bmp etc.... image files when I click on file
    getting message "windows cannot find xxxxxx.file"
    when right click....open with.......paint......it works
    seems like PHOTO has some serious issues, does not know where is a the "clicked" file
    what a great operating system :-(
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  2. Posts : 38,043
    Dual boot Windows 10 FCU Pro x 64 & current Insider 10 Pro
       25 Oct 2015 #2

    jenom said: View Post
    PHOTOS app no longer able to open a .jpg .bmp etc.... image files when I click on file
    getting message "windows cannot find xxxxxx.file"
    when right click....open with.......paint......it works
    seems like PHOTO has some serious issues, does not know where is a the "clicked" file
    what a great operating system :-(
    Welcome to Windows Ten Forums, jenom.

    Do you have default set to Photos and is on your "Open with" context menu as shown below?

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  3. Posts : 2,630
    Windows 10x64 Home Version 1803 (Build 17134) .81
       25 Oct 2015 #3

    I use window photo viewer which I downloaded and that does it on all photo files
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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