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Re: Icons of Excel disappeared

Post by *Abel D. » 2019-06-24, 15:11 UTC

Looks OK I think. Direct comparison in Explorer (left) and TC (right): https://i.imgur.com/i7LfplT.jpg
Other icons are OK: https://i.imgur.com/McqudIS.jpg

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Re: Icons of Excel disappeared

Post by *petermad » 2019-06-24, 18:52 UTC

Hmm, weird.

If you in TC's menu click "Files" -> "Associate With.." and type jpg in the box in the upper right corner of the "Associate dialog" - then what do you see:

In windows 10 you should see something like:

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JPEG Image (C:\WINDOWS\System32\rundll32.exe "C:\Program Files\Windows Photo Viewer\PhotoViewer.dll", ImageView_Fullscreen %1)
In Windows 7 you should see:

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PhotoViewer.FileAssoc.Jpeg (C:\windows\System32\rundll32.exe "C:\Program Files\Windows Photo Viewer\PhotoViewer.dll", ImageView_Fullscreen %1)
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You have:

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[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\PhotoViewer.dll\shell\open\command]
@="%SystemRoot%\SysWow64\rundll32.exe "%ProgramFiles%\Windows Photo Viewer\PhotoViewer.dll", ImageView_Fullscreen %1"
I have:

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[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\PhotoViewer.dll\shell\open\command]
@="%SystemRoot%\System32\rundll32.exe "%ProgramFiles%\Windows Photo Viewer\PhotoViewer.dll", ImageView_Fullscreen %1"
You could try and change that and restart your system.

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You should also check:
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\jpegfile\DefaultIcon]
it should show:
%SystemRoot%\System32\imageres.dll,-72
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Re: Icons of Excel disappeared

Post by *Abel D. » 2019-06-24, 19:52 UTC

petermad wrote:
2019-06-24, 18:52 UTC
If you in TC's menu click "Files" -> "Associate With.." and type jpg in the box in the upper right corner of the "Associate dialog" - then what do you see:

In windows 10 you should see something like:

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JPEG Image (C:\WINDOWS\System32\rundll32.exe "C:\Program Files\Windows Photo Viewer\PhotoViewer.dll", ImageView_Fullscreen %1)
In TC's menu, after click "Files" -> "Associate With.." I see:
Applications\photoviewer.dll (C:\WINDOWS\SysWow64\rundll32.exe "C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Photo Viewer\PhotoViewer.dll", ImageView_Fullscreen %1)
petermad wrote:
2019-06-24, 18:52 UTC
You have:

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[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\PhotoViewer.dll\shell\open\command]
@="%SystemRoot%\SysWow64\rundll32.exe "%ProgramFiles%\Windows Photo Viewer\PhotoViewer.dll", ImageView_Fullscreen %1"
I have:

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[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\PhotoViewer.dll\shell\open\command]
@="%SystemRoot%\System32\rundll32.exe "%ProgramFiles%\Windows Photo Viewer\PhotoViewer.dll", ImageView_Fullscreen %1"
You could try and change that and restart your system.
I changed the code in regedit to:
%SystemRoot%\System32\rundll32.exe "%ProgramFiles%\Windows Photo Viewer\PhotoViewer.dll", ImageView_Fullscreen %1
but no change in icon problem. Just after taping on jpg file in TC system asked about associating jpg file. I choosed Photoviewer (marked always use this program). Restarted TC, but no effect.
petermad wrote:
2019-06-24, 18:52 UTC
You should also check:
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\jpegfile\DefaultIcon]
it should show:
%SystemRoot%\System32\imageres.dll,-72
Yes, I have exactly the same.
Thanks!

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Re: Icons of Excel disappeared

Post by *petermad » 2019-06-24, 20:39 UTC

Did you restart your Windows after changing the registry?
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Re: Icons of Excel disappeared

Post by *Abel D. » 2019-06-24, 20:55 UTC

petermad wrote:
2019-06-24, 20:39 UTC
Did you restart your Windows after changing the registry?
Sure.

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Re: Icons of Excel disappeared

Post by *petermad » 2019-06-25, 07:05 UTC

I am out of ideas...
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Re: Icons of Excel disappeared

Post by *Abel D. » 2019-06-25, 09:06 UTC

petermad wrote:
2019-06-25, 07:05 UTC
I am out of ideas...
Yes, I know that feeling :? Thank you anyway!

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Re: Icons of Excel disappeared

Post by *Usher » 2019-06-25, 15:21 UTC

Abel D. wrote:
2019-06-23, 09:48 UTC
Just after Windows 10 1903 update jpg was associated to Irfanviewer (Windows changed this itself), but I changed it back to Photoviewer.

Re-installation of TC didn't help.
It doesn't work if running TC as administrator either.

Registry info about jpg association listed below:

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[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.jpg]
@="IrfanView.jpg"
It should be "jpegfile" set as default here.
It looks like you have jpg extension still associated with IrfanView. Did you uninstall IrfanView? Did you remove jpg association with IrfanView before uninstalling?
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Re: Icons of Excel disappeared

Post by *petermad » 2019-06-25, 18:16 UTC

2Usher
It does not seem to matter as long as:

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[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\jpegfile\DefaultIcon]
%SystemRoot%\System32\imageres.dll,-72
I also have:

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[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.jpg]
@="IrfanView.jpg"
In my windows 7, but it is the icon for PhotoViewer, that is corrctly shown.

And in Windows 10 I have:

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[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.jpg]
@="AppX43hnxtbyyps62jhe9sqpdzxn1790zetc"
And it is still PhotoViewer's icon and PhotoViewer that is handling .jpg files because I have:

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[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\jpegfile\DefaultIcon]
@="%SystemRoot%\System32\imageres.dll,-72"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\jpegfile\shell\open]
"MuiVerb"="@%ProgramFiles%\Windows Photo Viewer\photoviewer.dll,-3043"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\jpegfile\shell\open\command]
@="%SystemRoot%\System32\rundll32.exe "%ProgramFiles%\Windows Photo Viewer\PhotoViewer.dll", ImageView_Fullscreen %1"
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Re: Icons of Excel disappeared

Post by *Abel D. » 2019-06-25, 22:38 UTC

Usher wrote:
2019-06-25, 15:21 UTC
It looks like you have jpg extension still associated with IrfanView. Did you uninstall IrfanView? Did you remove jpg association with IrfanView before uninstalling?
But association is right in TC and Explorer. After click jpg file opens in Photoviewer (in both cases).

I have the second system - Windows 10 as well, but it's before 1903 update. I think after this update my Photoviewer icon on the second system will be gone as well :cry:

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Re: Icons of Excel disappeared

Post by *Usher » 2019-06-26, 22:41 UTC

Abel D. wrote:
2019-06-25, 22:38 UTC
Usher wrote:
2019-06-25, 15:21 UTC
It looks like you have jpg extension still associated with IrfanView. Did you uninstall IrfanView? Did you remove jpg association with IrfanView before uninstalling?
But association is right in TC and Explorer. After click jpg file opens in Photoviewer (in both cases).
It doesn't matter. Microsoft solutions in many cases are highly illogical. Just test it, please, it won't be worse.
Abel D. wrote:
2019-06-25, 22:38 UTC
I have the second system - Windows 10 as well, but it's before 1903 update. I think after this update my Photoviewer icon on the second system will be gone as well :cry:
In Windows 8+ Microsoft added apps from Windows Store and set another level of priority/compatibility for those apps. It's possible that association with such apps somehow has higher priority and if you want to properly uninstall such apps, you should do similar steps as I've described for IrfanView.

And remember: You should feel lucky, if you hadn't fought against ACDSee.
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Re: Icons of Excel disappeared

Post by *Abel D. » 2019-06-27, 15:57 UTC

Usher wrote:
2019-06-25, 15:21 UTC
Registry info about jpg association listed below:

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[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.jpg]
@="IrfanView.jpg"
It should be "jpegfile" set as default here.
It looks like you have jpg extension still associated with IrfanView. Did you uninstall IrfanView? Did you remove jpg association with IrfanView before uninstalling?
I didn't uninstall Irfanviewer, because I need it. I wanted to change the file association in registry, but after entering regedit in .jpg has right value:

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 [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.jpg] = Applications\photoviewer.dll
I don't know where exactly in registry is Irfanviewer jpg association. It's listed in registryinfo only.

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Re: Icons of Excel disappeared

Post by *Usher » 2019-06-27, 20:23 UTC

Abel D. wrote:
2019-06-27, 15:57 UTC
I didn't uninstall Irfanviewer, because I need it.
But do you want to use IrfanView as default program and see IrfanView icon for jpeg files?
Abel D. wrote:
2019-06-27, 15:57 UTC
I wanted to change the file association in registry, but after entering regedit in .jpg has right value:

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 [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.jpg] = Applications\photoviewer.dll
It's NOT the right value (or it's presentation). In *.reg file by default you should see

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[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.jpg]
@="jpegfile"
And in regedit you should go to "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.jpg" key and see "jpegfile" as default value.

Abel D. wrote:
2019-06-27, 15:57 UTC
I don't know where exactly in registry is Irfanviewer jpg association. It's listed in registryinfo only.
It's obvious. Run regedit and go to "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.jpg" key, then read default value there.If it is still "IrfanView.jpg", go to "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Irfanview.jpg" key. You will see blank icons, if the latter key is absent.

If it's "another value", locate "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\another value" key. If there is no "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\another value\DefaultIcon" key, you will also see blank icons.

You can easy find other keys associated with IrfanView, but they are active only if set as default value for proper extensions. For example: If you can see "IrfanView.png" set as default in "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.png" key, then "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\IrfanView.png" key should be used to work with png files.

Note: All quote characters (" ") in text are value/string delimiters, NOT a part of any value/string. Do not copy them to the search field in regedit.
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Re: Icons of Excel disappeared

Post by *Abel D. » 2019-06-28, 15:48 UTC

Usher wrote:
2019-06-27, 20:23 UTC
Abel D. wrote:
2019-06-27, 15:57 UTC
I didn't uninstall Irfanviewer, because I need it.
But do you want to use IrfanView as default program and see IrfanView icon for jpeg files?
But IrfanView isn't default program for jpeg files and everywhere besides TC I see Photoviewer icon :? I don't see IrfanView icon anywhere.
Usher wrote:
2019-06-27, 20:23 UTC
Abel D. wrote:
2019-06-27, 15:57 UTC
I don't know where exactly in registry is Irfanviewer jpg association. It's listed in registryinfo only.
It's obvious. Run regedit and go to "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.jpg" key, then read default value there.If it is still "IrfanView.jpg", go to "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Irfanview.jpg" key. You will see blank icons, if the latter key is absent.
After finding [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.jpg] in regedit I have: https://i.imgur.com/q7tHhUZ.jpg
In OpenWithProgids section: https://i.imgur.com/tmfogGd.jpg

In the section [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.png] is IrfanView indeed: https://i.imgur.com/1uiwzRt.jpg
And in section [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\IrfanView.png\DefaultIcon] is: https://i.imgur.com/Xg1jkbD.jpg

Now I'm confused still and I don't know what can I do next?

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Thank you for all your help, it looks like you are from Poland like me, thanks again! :)

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Re: Icons of Excel disappeared

Post by *Usher » 2019-06-28, 22:59 UTC

Abel D. wrote:
2019-06-28, 15:48 UTC
After finding [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.jpg] in regedit I have: https://i.imgur.com/q7tHhUZ.jpg
I have NEVER seen such an association before. I can't find any "Applications\some_exe_or_dll" associated by default with any extension. It may work, but in this case you must put path to DefaultIcon right here, in the key: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\photoviewer.dll\DefaultIcon - and this key doesn't exist on your previous screenshots and listings.
Abel D. wrote:
2019-06-28, 15:48 UTC
In OpenWithProgids section: https://i.imgur.com/tmfogGd.jpg
OpenWithProgIds is for context menu and is associated with file types other other default. There may be also OpenWithList and THIS key by default contains subkeys listed in HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications.
Abel D. wrote:
2019-06-28, 15:48 UTC
In the section [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.png] is IrfanView indeed: https://i.imgur.com/1uiwzRt.jpg
And in section [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\IrfanView.png\DefaultIcon] is: https://i.imgur.com/Xg1jkbD.jpg
PNG seems to be properly associated with IrfanView. You should see proper IrfanView icon for png pictures.
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