Desktop Tweaks - No Standard Picture Viewer

Microsoft Windows XP have a default Windows-viewer for pictures and faxes. This part can view different picture types. But most users want to use them own picture viewer. To delete the standard picture viewer, follow the next steps:

  1. Open the Registry Editor click on the Start button on your taskbar, then click on Run and type "regedit" and click on OK to start the regedit utility.
  2. Expand HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\Image\ShellEx\ContextMenuHandlers (see picture 1).

    Picture 1
  3. Right click op the folder "ShellImagePreview" and choose delete.
  4. The modifications you made will be in effect after you reboot your PC.



Lex van der Horst

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