Shell extension not working with Windows 7

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andrea.ippo
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Shell extension not working with Windows 7

Post by andrea.ippo » Fri Sep 11, 2009 7:07 am

I'm using Windows 7 RTM Professional, and I can't enable the shell extension. As soon as I go back to the settings dialog where the checkbox for shell extension is, I see it's unchecked!
I'm using the zip version and saving XnView's preferences to its folder.

Anyone can help me?

andrea.ippo
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Re: Shell extension not working with Windows 7

Post by andrea.ippo » Fri Sep 11, 2009 2:32 pm

Worked around by activating Win XP SP3 compatibility mode for XnView

Lupin III.
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Re: Shell extension not working with Windows 7

Post by Lupin III. » Mon Oct 26, 2009 5:37 pm

If you are using a 64-bit version of Windows 7, download the 64-bit version of the shell extension separately. This worked for me.

andrea.ippo
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Re: Shell extension not working with Windows 7

Post by andrea.ippo » Mon Oct 26, 2009 6:51 pm

Thank you :)

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rra
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Re: Shell extension not working with Windows 7

Post by rra » Mon Oct 26, 2009 7:46 pm

Thanks indeed, installing the 64 bit extension did the trick,
obviously when I come to think of it .

René

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