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#1 Flicker

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Posted 11 May 2009 - 04:56 PM

HI guys,

I've looked in the database and run autorun and I think I've got quite a bit of work to do. In the meantime, every time I boot up the PC, windows trys to run photogallery. I don't know why and I can't seem to find an option to turn it off, have you any ideas at all.

It also does the same as soon as I open any file media relating to photos or movies. Any ideas as to where it could be related to?

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Posted 11 May 2009 - 05:59 PM

What is the title of the program when it opens? Windows Photo Gallery?

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Posted 13 May 2009 - 03:43 PM

Hi Grinler, yes its windows photgallery, but i've searched high and lo on the options to stop it and can't find anything. Sorry for the slow reply I was away from home

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Posted 13 May 2009 - 05:46 PM

Is it trying to install it, or does it just start the program? If its starting the program, do you have any cameras connected at the time?

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Posted 13 May 2009 - 06:16 PM

No features, nothing connected, its the typical windows installer but it says 'Please wait while windows configures' then gathering information and when it realises it doesn't have the info it asks for a CD rom with the info on and asks for the 'Photogallery disk'

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Posted 13 May 2009 - 07:12 PM

This sounds like a bugger windows installer. The only thing I can think to try and is remove the installer.
Download and install the windows installer cleanup utility:

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?...kb;en-us;290301

Then run it from the start menu. Look for the Windows Photo Gallery line and select it. Then click remove.

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Posted 14 May 2009 - 02:20 PM

Wicked, that seems to have done the job.

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Posted 14 May 2009 - 08:27 PM

Great! Glad to hear that worked.




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