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Addings Tags To A Pictures Give A 0x88982f50 Error

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#1 Grinler


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Posted 20 August 2007 - 07:37 PM

I decided to document how I resolve this problem in case someone else runs into it in the future. If anyone has any suggestions please chime in.

I got a new Vista laptop and am trying to add tags to some of our pictures. Everytime I try to add a tag to a picture it says it is unable to. If I add a tag in Windows Photo Gallery and then exit the file it says:

Changes to the tags, caption, rating or date taken could not be saved to this file.

My only option is to press OK.

I have tried to also add tags from within the files properties. If I right click on a picture, select properties and then click on the details tab, I should be able to add tags to the picture from there. So I click on the Add a tag option when I highlight the Tags field, and then type in a tag and Press OK, I get the following error:

An unexpected error is preventing the operation. Make a note of this error code, which might be useful if you get additional help to resolve this problem:

Error 0x88982F50: No error description available

Then I have the option to Try Again or Cancel. Try again produced the same error.

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Posted 21 August 2007 - 05:39 AM

While I'm not real good with this sort of thing, here's a link that documents the error code 0x88982f50 with the symbolic name of WINCODEC_ERR_COMPONENTNOTFOUND ( http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms735425.aspx )
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