I can`t view my pictures.

By Chelsie ยท 7 replies
Jul 22, 2006
  1. Alright, I un-installed windows defender.
    Though it makes me feel a bit uneasy just. . . . I dunno why, just does.
    But ah well.
    I cant view my pictures.
    The ones that are in my folders are set to view thumbnails but I cant view them. Its not even the thumbnail, its just an icon but not of he picture or icon that its supposed to be.
    I cant open my windows fax/photo viewer either.
  2. tomrca

    tomrca TS Rookie Posts: 1,000

    have you tried right clicking on the icon and selecting OPEN WITH, then open it with a image programme
  3. Chelsie

    Chelsie TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 104

    -nods- Yep
    Wont work for some reason. That was the first thing I tried lol
  4. Chelsie

    Chelsie TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 104

    This is getting rather annoying.
    I cant view ANY of my pictures
  5. sellmesanity

    sellmesanity TS Rookie Posts: 162

    If I were you I would reformat :)
  6. Chelsie

    Chelsie TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 104

    Nah, I know that this time reformating isnt needed because everything else is going fine.
    Sometimes my computer does that with my pictures and after its been shut down for awhile it re-sets itself.
    Just happens.
    I'll see, though. =]
    Thanks for the advice, everyone.
    P.S. Any other suggestions as to what to do or what could be wrong would be appreciated :)
  7. Samstoned

    Samstoned TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,018

    in any drive or folder at top go to tools, folder ,options, file types
    enter the app that will be used for the file extension
    sometimes this happens when uninstall program that attachs to extension
    I just test a compress app and uninstalled had to reset rar extension back to winrar
    no need to reformat yet
  8. Chelsie

    Chelsie TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 104

    Ah, I got it.
    Fixed it too!
    Thanks for all your help.
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