Fix Windows Live Photo Gallery file associations

September 10, 2008 9:35 pm

Not sure this is something people run into a lot, but if you are using Windows Live Photo Gallery and you can’t use it to view files by double-clicking on them anymore, the fix is to re-register the PhotoViewerShim.dll like this:

regsvr32 "%ProgramFiles%\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\PhotoViewerShim.dll"

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One Response to “Fix Windows Live Photo Gallery file associations”

Jocke wrote a comment on September 30, 2008


thanks, this realy saved my computer… from me!

// jock

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