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How to restore Windows Photo Viewer in Windows 10

If you encounter errors installing the Windows 10 operating system, you may find that the standard applications like Windows Photo Viewer suddenly disappeared.

Of course, as a standard application, Windows Photo Viewer performs very well. In addition to its small size, this application is also quite easy and quick to use.

So don’t be surprised if there are many Windows 10 users out there who are comfortable with its presence, including me. For those of you who want to get Windows Photo Viewer back to normal, here is the tutorial!

Please open the app first notepad You. Then copy the code Registration what is below.

Windows Registry Editor version 5.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTApplicationsphotoviewer.dllshellopen]
“MuiVerb” = “@ photoviewer.dll, -3043”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTApplicationsphotoviewer.dllshellopencommand]
@ = hex (2): 25.00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d, 00,52,00,6f, 00,6f, 00,74.00, 25,
00.5c, 00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d, 00,33,00,32,00,5c, 00,72,00,75,00,
6e, 00,64,00,6c, 00,6c, 00,33,00,32,00,2e, 00,65,00,78.00,65,00,20,00,22,00,25,
00.50.00,72.00,6f, 00,67,00,72.00,61.00,6d, 00,46,00,69,00,6c, 00,65,00,73,00,
25.00.5c, 00.57.00.69.00.6e, 00.64.00.6f, 00.77.00.73.00.20.00.50.00.68.00.6f,
00.74,00,6f, 00,20,00,56,00,69,00,65,00,77,00,65,00,72,00,5c, 00,50,00,68,00,
6f, 00,74,00,6f, 00,56,00,69,00,65,00,77,00,65,00,72,00,2e, 00,64,00,6c, 00,6c,
00.22.00.2c, 00.20.00.49.00.6d, 00.61.00.67.00.65.00.56.00.69.00.65.00.77.00,
5f, 00,46,00,75,00,6c, 00,6c, 00,73,00,63,00,72,00,65,00,65,00,6e, 00,20,00,25,
00.31.000.000.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTApplicationsphotoviewer.dllshellopenDropTarget]
“Clsid” = “{FFE2A43C-56B9-4bf5-9A79-CC6D4285608A}”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTPhotoViewer.FileAssoc.Bitmap]
“ImageOptionFlags” = dword: 00000001
“FriendlyTypeName” = hex (2): 40.00,25.00,50.00,72.00,6f, 00,67,00,72.00,61.00,6d,
00,46,00,69,00,6c, 00,65,00,73,00,25,00,5c, 00,57,00,69,00,6e, 00,64,00,6f, 00,
77.00.73.00.20.00.50.00.68.00.6f, 00.74.00.6f, 00.20.00.56.00.69.00.65.00.77,
00.65,00,72.00,5c, 00,50,00,68,00,6f, 00,74,00,6f, 00,56.00.69,00,65,00,77,00,
65.00,72.00,2e, 00,64,00,6c, 00,6c, 00,2c, 00,2d, 00,33.00,30,00,35,00,36,000.00,
00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTPhotoViewer.FileAssoc.BitmapDefaultIcon]
@ = “% SystemRoot% \ System32 \ imageres.dll, -70”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTPhotoViewer.FileAssoc.Bitmapshellopencommand]
@ = hex (2): 25.00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d, 00,52,00,6f, 00,6f, 00,74.00, 25,
00.5c, 00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d, 00,33,00,32,00,5c, 00,72,00,75,00,
6e, 00,64,00,6c, 00,6c, 00,33,00,32,00,2e, 00,65,00,78.00,65,00,20,00,22,00,25,
00.50.00,72.00,6f, 00,67,00,72.00,61.00,6d, 00,46,00,69,00,6c, 00,65,00,73,00,
25.00.5c, 00.57.00.69.00.6e, 00.64.00.6f, 00.77.00.73.00.20.00.50.00.68.00.6f,
00.74,00,6f, 00,20,00,56,00,69,00,65,00,77,00,65,00,72,00,5c, 00,50,00,68,00,
6f, 00,74,00,6f, 00,56,00,69,00,65,00,77,00,65,00,72,00,2e, 00,64,00,6c, 00,6c,
00.22.00.2c, 00.20.00.49.00.6d, 00.61.00.67.00.65.00.56.00.69.00.65.00.77.00,
5f, 00,46,00,75,00,6c, 00,6c, 00,73,00,63,00,72,00,65,00,65,00,6e, 00,20,00,25,
00.31.000.000.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTPhotoViewer.FileAssoc.BitmapshellopenDropTarget]
“Clsid” = “{FFE2A43C-56B9-4bf5-9A79-CC6D4285608A}”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTPhotoViewer.FileAssoc.JFIF]
“EditFlags” = dword: 00010000
“ImageOptionFlags” = dword: 00000001
“FriendlyTypeName” = hex (2): 40.00,25.00,50.00,72.00,6f, 00,67,00,72.00,61.00,6d,
00,46,00,69,00,6c, 00,65,00,73,00,25,00,5c, 00,57,00,69,00,6e, 00,64,00,6f, 00,
77.00.73.00.20.00.50.00.68.00.6f, 00.74.00.6f, 00.20.00.56.00.69.00.65.00.77,
00.65,00,72.00,5c, 00,50,00,68,00,6f, 00,74,00,6f, 00,56.00.69,00,65,00,77,00,
65.00,72.00,2e, 00,64,00,6c, 00,6c, 00,2c, 00,2d, 00,33.00,30,00,35.00,35.00.00,
00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTPhotoViewer.FileAssoc.JFIFDefaultIcon]
@ = “% SystemRoot% \ System32 \ imageres.dll, -72”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTPhotoViewer.FileAssoc.JFIFshellopen]
“MuiVerb” = hex (2): 40.00,25.00,50.00,72.00,6f, 00,67,00,72.00,61,00,6d, 00,46.00,
69.00.6c, 00.65.00.73.00.25.00.5c, 00.57.00.69.00.6e, 00.64.00.6f, 00.77.00.73,
00,20,0,50,00,68.00,6f, 00,74,00,6f, 00,20,00,56,00,69,00,65,00,77,00,65,00,
72.00.5c, 00.70.00.68.00.6f, 00.74.00.6f, 00.76.00.69.00.65.00.77.00.65.00.72,
00.2e, 00.64,00.6c, 00.6c, 00.2c, 00.2d, 00.33,00,30,00,34,00,33.00.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTPhotoViewer.FileAssoc.JFIFshellopencommand]
@ = hex (2): 25.00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d, 00,52,00,6f, 00,6f, 00,74.00, 25,
00.5c, 00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d, 00,33,00,32,00,5c, 00,72,00,75,00,
6e, 00,64,00,6c, 00,6c, 00,33,00,32,00,2e, 00,65,00,78.00,65,00,20,00,22,00,25,
00.50.00,72.00,6f, 00,67,00,72.00,61.00,6d, 00,46,00,69,00,6c, 00,65,00,73,00,
25.00.5c, 00.57.00.69.00.6e, 00.64.00.6f, 00.77.00.73.00.20.00.50.00.68.00.6f,
00.74,00,6f, 00,20,00,56,00,69,00,65,00,77,00,65,00,72,00,5c, 00,50,00,68,00,
6f, 00,74,00,6f, 00,56,00,69,00,65,00,77,00,65,00,72,00,2e, 00,64,00,6c, 00,6c,
00.22.00.2c, 00.20.00.49.00.6d, 00.61.00.67.00.65.00.56.00.69.00.65.00.77.00,
5f, 00,46,00,75,00,6c, 00,6c, 00,73,00,63,00,72,00,65,00,65,00,6e, 00,20,00,25,
00.31.000.000.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTPhotoViewer.FileAssoc.JFIFshellopenDropTarget]
“Clsid” = “{FFE2A43C-56B9-4bf5-9A79-CC6D4285608A}”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTPhotoViewer.FileAssoc.Jpeg]
“EditFlags” = dword: 00010000
“ImageOptionFlags” = dword: 00000001
“FriendlyTypeName” = hex (2): 40.00,25.00,50.00,72.00,6f, 00,67,00,72.00,61.00,6d,
00,46,00,69,00,6c, 00,65,00,73,00,25,00,5c, 00,57,00,69,00,6e, 00,64,00,6f, 00,
77.00.73.00.20.00.50.00.68.00.6f, 00.74.00.6f, 00.20.00.56.00.69.00.65.00.77,
00.65,00,72.00,5c, 00,50,00,68,00,6f, 00,74,00,6f, 00,56.00.69,00,65,00,77,00,
65.00,72.00,2e, 00,64,00,6c, 00,6c, 00,2c, 00,2d, 00,33.00,30,00,35.00,35.00.00,
00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTPhotoViewer.FileAssoc.JpegDefaultIcon]
@ = “% SystemRoot% \ System32 \ imageres.dll, -72”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTPhotoViewer.FileAssoc.Jpegshellopen]
“MuiVerb” = hex (2): 40.00,25.00,50.00,72.00,6f, 00,67,00,72.00,61,00,6d, 00,46.00,
69.00.6c, 00.65.00.73.00.25.00.5c, 00.57.00.69.00.6e, 00.64.00.6f, 00.77.00.73,
00,20,0,50,00,68.00,6f, 00,74,00,6f, 00,20,00,56,00,69,00,65,00,77,00,65,00,
72.00.5c, 00.70.00.68.00.6f, 00.74.00.6f, 00.76.00.69.00.65.00.77.00.65.00.72,
00.2e, 00.64,00.6c, 00.6c, 00.2c, 00.2d, 00.33,00,30,00,34,00,33.00.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTPhotoViewer.FileAssoc.Jpegshellopencommand]
@ = hex (2): 25.00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d, 00,52,00,6f, 00,6f, 00,74.00, 25,
00.5c, 00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d, 00,33,00,32,00,5c, 00,72,00,75,00,
6e, 00,64,00,6c, 00,6c, 00,33,00,32,00,2e, 00,65,00,78.00,65,00,20,00,22,00,25,
00.50.00,72.00,6f, 00,67,00,72.00,61.00,6d, 00,46,00,69,00,6c, 00,65,00,73,00,
25.00.5c, 00.57.00.69.00.6e, 00.64.00.6f, 00.77.00.73.00.20.00.50.00.68.00.6f,
00.74,00,6f, 00,20,00,56,00,69,00,65,00,77,00,65,00,72,00,5c, 00,50,00,68,00,
6f, 00,74,00,6f, 00,56,00,69,00,65,00,77,00,65,00,72,00,2e, 00,64,00,6c, 00,6c,
00.22.00.2c, 00.20.00.49.00.6d, 00.61.00.67.00.65.00.56.00.69.00.65.00.77.00,
5f, 00,46,00,75,00,6c, 00,6c, 00,73,00,63,00,72,00,65,00,65,00,6e, 00,20,00,25,
00.31.000.000.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTPhotoViewer.FileAssoc.JpegshellopenDropTarget]
“Clsid” = “{FFE2A43C-56B9-4bf5-9A79-CC6D4285608A}”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTPhotoViewer.FileAssoc.Gif]
“ImageOptionFlags” = dword: 00000001
“FriendlyTypeName” = hex (2): 40.00,25.00,50.00,72.00,6f, 00,67,00,72.00,61.00,6d,
00,46,00,69,00,6c, 00,65,00,73,00,25,00,5c, 00,57,00,69,00,6e, 00,64,00,6f, 00,
77.00.73.00.20.00.50.00.68.00.6f, 00.74.00.6f, 00.20.00.56.00.69.00.65.00.77,
00.65,00,72.00,5c, 00,50,00,68,00,6f, 00,74,00,6f, 00,56.00.69,00,65,00,77,00,
65.00,72.00,2e, 00,64,00,6c, 00,6c, 00,2c, 00,2d, 00,33,00,30,00,35,00,37,00,00,
00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTPhotoViewer.FileAssoc.GifDefaultIcon]
@ = “% SystemRoot% \ System32 \ imageres.dll, -83”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTPhotoViewer.FileAssoc.Gifshellopencommand]
@ = hex (2): 25.00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d, 00,52,00,6f, 00,6f, 00,74.00, 25,
00.5c, 00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d, 00,33,00,32,00,5c, 00,72,00,75,00,
6e, 00,64,00,6c, 00,6c, 00,33,00,32,00,2e, 00,65,00,78.00,65,00,20,00,22,00,25,
00.50.00,72.00,6f, 00,67,00,72.00,61.00,6d, 00,46,00,69,00,6c, 00,65,00,73,00,
25.00.5c, 00.57.00.69.00.6e, 00.64.00.6f, 00.77.00.73.00.20.00.50.00.68.00.6f,
00.74,00,6f, 00,20,00,56,00,69,00,65,00,77,00,65,00,72,00,5c, 00,50,00,68,00,
6f, 00,74,00,6f, 00,56,00,69,00,65,00,77,00,65,00,72,00,2e, 00,64,00,6c, 00,6c,
00.22.00.2c, 00.20.00.49.00.6d, 00.61.00.67.00.65.00.56.00.69.00.65.00.77.00,
5f, 00,46,00,75,00,6c, 00,6c, 00,73,00,63,00,72,00,65,00,65,00,6e, 00,20,00,25,
00.31.000.000.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTPhotoViewer.FileAssoc.GifshellopenDropTarget]
“Clsid” = “{FFE2A43C-56B9-4bf5-9A79-CC6D4285608A}”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTPhotoViewer.FileAssoc.Png]
“ImageOptionFlags” = dword: 00000001
“FriendlyTypeName” = hex (2): 40.00,25.00,50.00,72.00,6f, 00,67,00,72.00,61.00,6d,
00,46,00,69,00,6c, 00,65,00,73,00,25,00,5c, 00,57,00,69,00,6e, 00,64,00,6f, 00,
77.00.73.00.20.00.50.00.68.00.6f, 00.74.00.6f, 00.20.00.56.00.69.00.65.00.77,
00.65,00,72.00,5c, 00,50,00,68,00,6f, 00,74,00,6f, 00,56.00.69,00,65,00,77,00,
65.00,72.00,2e, 00,64,00,6c, 00,6c, 00,2c, 00,2d, 00,33,00,30,00,35,00,37,00,00,
00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTPhotoViewer.FileAssoc.PngDefaultIcon]
@ = “% SystemRoot% \ System32 \ imageres.dll, -71”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTPhotoViewer.FileAssoc.Pngshellopencommand]
@ = hex (2): 25.00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d, 00,52,00,6f, 00,6f, 00,74.00, 25,
00.5c, 00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d, 00,33,00,32,00,5c, 00,72,00,75,00,
6e, 00,64,00,6c, 00,6c, 00,33,00,32,00,2e, 00,65,00,78.00,65,00,20,00,22,00,25,
00.50.00,72.00,6f, 00,67,00,72.00,61.00,6d, 00,46,00,69,00,6c, 00,65,00,73,00,
25.00.5c, 00.57.00.69.00.6e, 00.64.00.6f, 00.77.00.73.00.20.00.50.00.68.00.6f,
00.74,00,6f, 00,20,00,56,00,69,00,65,00,77,00,65,00,72,00,5c, 00,50,00,68,00,
6f, 00,74,00,6f, 00,56,00,69,00,65,00,77,00,65,00,72,00,2e, 00,64,00,6c, 00,6c,
00.22.00.2c, 00.20.00.49.00.6d, 00.61.00.67.00.65.00.56.00.69.00.65.00.77.00,
5f, 00,46,00,75,00,6c, 00,6c, 00,73,00,63,00,72,00,65,00,65,00,6e, 00,20,00,25,
00.31.000.000.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTPhotoViewer.FileAssoc.PngshellopenDropTarget]
“Clsid” = “{FFE2A43C-56B9-4bf5-9A79-CC6D4285608A}”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTPhotoViewer.FileAssoc.Wdp]
“EditFlags” = dword: 00010000
“ImageOptionFlags” = dword: 00000001

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTPhotoViewer.FileAssoc.WdpDefaultIcon]
@ = “% SystemRoot% \ System32 \ wmphoto.dll, -400”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTPhotoViewer.FileAssoc.Wdpshellopen]
“MuiVerb” = hex (2): 40.00,25.00,50.00,72.00,6f, 00,67,00,72.00,61,00,6d, 00,46.00,
69.00.6c, 00.65.00.73.00.25.00.5c, 00.57.00.69.00.6e, 00.64.00.6f, 00.77.00.73,
00,20,0,50,00,68.00,6f, 00,74,00,6f, 00,20,00,56,00,69,00,65,00,77,00,65,00,
72.00.5c, 00.70.00.68.00.6f, 00.74.00.6f, 00.76.00.69.00.65.00.77.00.65.00.72,
00.2e, 00.64,00.6c, 00.6c, 00.2c, 00.2d, 00.33,00,30,00,34,00,33.00.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTPhotoViewer.FileAssoc.Wdpshellopencommand]
@ = hex (2): 25.00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d, 00,52,00,6f, 00,6f, 00,74.00, 25,
00.5c, 00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d, 00,33,00,32,00,5c, 00,72,00,75,00,
6e, 00,64,00,6c, 00,6c, 00,33,00,32,00,2e, 00,65,00,78.00,65,00,20,00,22,00,25,
00.50.00,72.00,6f, 00,67,00,72.00,61.00,6d, 00,46,00,69,00,6c, 00,65,00,73,00,
25.00.5c, 00.57.00.69.00.6e, 00.64.00.6f, 00.77.00.73.00.20.00.50.00.68.00.6f,
00.74,00,6f, 00,20,00,56,00,69,00,65,00,77,00,65,00,72,00,5c, 00,50,00,68,00,
6f, 00,74,00,6f, 00,56,00,69,00,65,00,77,00,65,00,72,00,2e, 00,64,00,6c, 00,6c,
00.22.00.2c, 00.20.00.49.00.6d, 00.61.00.67.00.65.00.56.00.69.00.65.00.77.00,
5f, 00,46,00,75,00,6c, 00,6c, 00,73,00,63,00,72,00,65,00,65,00,6e, 00,20,00,25,
00.31.000.000.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTPhotoViewer.FileAssoc.WdpshellopenDropTarget]
“Clsid” = “{FFE2A43C-56B9-4bf5-9A79-CC6D4285608A}”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTSystemFileAssociationsimageshellImage Previewcommand]
@ = hex (2): 25.00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d, 00,52,00,6f, 00,6f, 00,74.00, 25,
00.5c, 00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d, 00,33,00,32,00,5c, 00,72,00,75,00,
6e, 00,64,00,6c, 00,6c, 00,33,00,32,00,2e, 00,65,00,78.00,65,00,20,00,22,00,25,
00.50.00,72.00,6f, 00,67,00,72.00,61.00,6d, 00,46,00,69,00,6c, 00,65,00,73,00,
25.00.5c, 00.57.00.69.00.6e, 00.64.00.6f, 00.77.00.73.00.20.00.50.00.68.00.6f,
00.74,00,6f, 00,20,00,56,00,69,00,65,00,77,00,65,00,72,00,5c, 00,50,00,68,00,
6f, 00,74,00,6f, 00,56,00,69,00,65,00,77,00,65,00,72,00,2e, 00,64,00,6c, 00,6c,
00.22.00.2c, 00.20.00.49.00.6d, 00.61.00.67.00.65.00.56.00.69.00.65.00.77.00,
5f, 00,46,00,75,00,6c, 00,6c, 00,73,00,63,00,72,00,65,00,65,00,6e, 00,20,00,25,
00.31.000.000.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTSystemFileAssociationsimageshellImage PreviewDropTarget]
“{FFE2A43C-56B9-4bf5-9A79-CC6D4285608A}” = “

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows Photo ViewerCapabilities]
“ApplicationDescription” = “@% ProgramFiles% \ Windows Photo Viewer \ photoviewer.dll, -3069”
“ApplicationName” = “@% ProgramFiles% \ Windows Photo Viewer \ photoviewer.dll, -3009”

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows Photo ViewerCapabilitiesFileAssociations]
“.Jpg” = “PhotoViewer.FileAssoc.Jpeg”
“.Wdp” = “PhotoViewer.FileAssoc.Wdp”
“.Jfif” = “PhotoViewer.FileAssoc.JFIF”
“.Dib” = “PhotoViewer.FileAssoc.Bitmap”
“.Png” = “PhotoViewer.FileAssoc.Png”
“.Jxr” = “PhotoViewer.FileAssoc.Wdp”
“.Bmp” = “PhotoViewer.FileAssoc.Bitmap”
“.Jpe” = “PhotoViewer.FileAssoc.Jpeg”
“.Jpeg” = “PhotoViewer.FileAssoc.Jpeg”
“.Gif” = “PhotoViewer.FileAssoc.Gif”
“.Tif” = “PhotoViewer.FileAssoc.Tiff”
“.Tiff” = “PhotoViewer.FileAssoc.Tiff”

If so, please save it under the name photoviewer.reg and make sure you’ve added .reg like an example yes!

Please open the saved file photoviewer.reg. If you have any questions please click Yes and OK to continue.

At this point, your Windows Photo Viewer is active as usual. After that, your next task is to change the default photo in Windows Photo Viewer. The method is very simple, namely:

Here’s how to restore Windows Photo Viewer on Windows 10 easily and quickly. Hope this tutorial helps and forget to share this article on your social media. Much luck!

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