Enable Windows Photo Viewer in Windows 10 - One Click

Windows Photo Viewer is present on operating systems Windows, since time immemorial XPacquis. With a simple interface and a minimum consumption of resources, it is the easiest utility in which we can open the pictures and start a slideshow. By the way, Windows Photo Viewer does not offer much options for editing / editing a picture. We can only rotate an image or delete it. The purpose of the utility is to quickly view image files (.JPG, .PNG) in a folder.

With the launch Windows 10, Microsoft gave up this utility and offered users other options in which to open and edit images. The application “Photos" to Windows 10, is is the substitute "Windows Photo Viewer ”. Another interface and several primary image editing options.

If you want to use it Windows Photo Viewe pe Windows 10, we have good news. Although the utility does not appear in List of applications when we want to open an image, Microsoft not removed everything from the operating system. It is blocked / hidden from the registry (Windows registry) and can be easily activated by anyone who wants it.

Enable Windows Photo Viewer pe Windows 10

1. Download and unzip: Activate-Windows-Photo-Viewer-on-Windows.

2. Inside the archive, double-click on the “Activate Windows Photo Viewer on Windows 10 "

3. Click "Yes" to allow running in UAC and click "Yes" to allow entry in the registers. Registry Editor.

4. Click "OK" to confirm the change.

After this step, select o picture .JPG or . PNG, right-click on it, and in the "context menu" (the menu that opens), go toOpen with”>“Choose another app".

A list of compatible applications will be displayed to open the file type you selected. Click on "More apps" and run the list until Windows Photo Viewer.

Select with a single click "Windows Photo Viewer", Then check"Always use this app to open .png files"

After clicking "OK", all .png files will open automatically in Windows Photo Viewer, without having to select the application every time.

Enable Windows Photo Viewer in Windows 10 - One Click

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  • Hej! (Kör Ms Edge and Win 10.) Excerpted from the LR eller PS and djrvid gjort dem to .jpg vill jag se deminnen jag skickar dem med e-post.)
    Har försökt följa dina instruktioner, tyvärr utan framgång. After “Activate Windows Photo Viewer på Windows 10 ”1 tom 4 lyckas jag inte finna var jag väljer bild.jpg. Tacksam för hjälp.

  • nie działa. Dodane do rejestru, ale i tak brak. Windows 10 preinstalled factory and Lenovo Legion computers. Massacre jacket. Jakbym wiedział, że ten W10 to taka ch * jnia to bym w życiu nie kupił tego computera. Gates oddawaj pieniądze mendo!

  • After what caly pseudonaukowy wyklad belkot na temat fotoviewera? Glauze, gledzenie, zamiast napisac KROTKO i zwiezle jak go wlaczyc !!!

  • Pomijam juz ten zupelnie niepotrzebny “wyklad” nie na temat, w tym artykule.Na moim kompie wystarczylo pobrac link, ktory Pan zamiescil i Photo viewer sam sie pokazal na liscie: “pokaz wiecej aplicacji” .Dzieki.

  • beste ik wil de photo viewer in windows 10 ik kan het er niet op krijgen, ik gebruik geen andere en niemand helpt een handje ik hoop jij?

  • No, it is possible that the DOBRY program does not apply to the island. Windows 10… Nie ma jak stary dobry Windows Photo Viewer

  • Thank you friend. You just helped, nothing me (or whoever it is) was asked in return. May God bless your life!