Updating photo gallery on windows
Those of you who have upgraded from Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 probably have Windows Photo Viewer program in Windows 10.
But some users are reporting that Windows Photo Viewer has gone missing after clean installing Windows 10.
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Here, click on the default Photos app to reveal Choose an app flyout, and then click Windows Photo Viewer to make it default. You have enabled and set the classic Windows Photo Viewer as the default photo viewer in Windows 10.
As you likely know, in Windows 10, Microsoft has set metro, modern or universal apps as default for most file types from music to pictures to web.
The classic Windows Photo Viewer although has not been dropped from Windows 10, it doesn’t appear in Default Programs or Default apps in Settings when you perform a clean install of Windows 10 from ISO, after upgrading from a previous version of Windows.
Step 1: Please create a manual restore point by following the instructions in our how to create a restore point in Windows 10 guide as we are going to edit the registry.
Step 2: Click here to download the Photo file on to your Windows 10 PC.
Assuming you upgraded to Windows 10 from a previous version of Windows, you should see Windows Photo Viewer as an option.