Re: Windows Picture and Fax Viewer no longer launches automaticall



CraigD
07-09-2005, 09:56 PM
Thank You! I had a similar problem where my thumbnails wouldnt show up, and
the program had dissapeared. Now i have typed in the run command, it works
again! Thank You!!!!!

"Paul Ballou" wrote:

> Try running this from Start | Run | Type > regsvr32 shimgvw.dll
>
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> "No Spam Please" <nospam@microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> > Hi,
> >
> > I have an Olympus digital camera and I use XP with all the latest updates.
> > In the past, when I connected the camera via the USB cable, MS' Window
> > Picture and Fax Viewer would automatically launch, giving me an easy way
> > to
> > download the pics.
> >
> > Over the past month, however, it won't launch. Instead, the computer will
> > recognize the computer as a portable hard drive. I can copy the files
> > onto
> > the PC by referencing this drive, but it's clunky and I want to go back to
> > the old way.
> >
> > My PC at work has the exact same critical updates installed, and the
> > Picture
> > and Fax Viewer launches automatically just fine there.
> >
> > Any ideas how I can bring back this great app so that it launches itself
> > automatically when I plug the digital camera into the PC?
> >
> > Thanks.
>
>
>

Paul Ballou
07-09-2005, 09:56 PM
You're Welcome

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"CraigD" <CraigD@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:004F4A9F-F893-40A5-AC5A-80B68D058B31@microsoft.com...
> Thank You! I had a similar problem where my thumbnails wouldnt show up,
> and
> the program had dissapeared. Now i have typed in the run command, it works
> again! Thank You!!!!!
>
> "Paul Ballou" wrote:
>
>> Try running this from Start | Run | Type > regsvr32 shimgvw.dll
>>
>> --
>> Paul Ballou
>> MVP Office
>> http://office.microsoft.com/clipart/default.aspx
>> http://office.microsoft.com/templates
>> http://office.microsoft.com/home
>> http://www.ballousgiftshop.com/p1152b/
>>
>> Control the things you can and Don't Worry about the things you can't
>> control.
>>
>> "No Spam Please" <nospam@microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> news:7AD488C9-4317-48D9-9659-CEE45907C6EF@microsoft.com...
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > I have an Olympus digital camera and I use XP with all the latest
>> > updates.
>> > In the past, when I connected the camera via the USB cable, MS' Window
>> > Picture and Fax Viewer would automatically launch, giving me an easy
>> > way
>> > to
>> > download the pics.
>> >
>> > Over the past month, however, it won't launch. Instead, the computer
>> > will
>> > recognize the computer as a portable hard drive. I can copy the files
>> > onto
>> > the PC by referencing this drive, but it's clunky and I want to go back
>> > to
>> > the old way.
>> >
>> > My PC at work has the exact same critical updates installed, and the
>> > Picture
>> > and Fax Viewer launches automatically just fine there.
>> >
>> > Any ideas how I can bring back this great app so that it launches
>> > itself
>> > automatically when I plug the digital camera into the PC?
>> >
>> > Thanks.
>>
>>
>>


Re: Windows Picture and Fax Viewer no longer launches automaticall