How To Change Default Editor In Windows & Fax Viewer in Windows XP

Change Fax Viewer in Windows XP

In Windows XP windows & Fax Viewer that lets you quickly preview, rotate, print, delete, or edit pictures on your computer You can also show multiple pictures in a slideshow format.

How To Change Default Editor In Windows

Try this method  to Change Default Editor in Windows & Fax Viewer in Windows XP

 Click On Start Menu >> Open My Computer
 Click on Tools >> Click on Folder Options
 Click on the File Types tab
 Click the file type to change
 Under the Opens With option
 Make sure the Windows and Fax Viewer is the chosen application
 If Windows and Fax Viewer is not the chosen application
 Click the CHANGE button and choose Windows and Fax Viewer & Click Ok
 Click on the Advanced button.

In some cases, you may have a Restore option instead.

 You’ll need to choose Restore to change the default application & then
 Click on the Advanced button to proceed
 Under the Actions sections open & Edit
 Click on the Open action >> Click on the Edit button,
 The application listed should be the following to use the Windows and Fax Viewer
rundll32.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\shimgvw.dll,ImageView_Fullscreen %1
 Verify the Open command is correct & Click Ok
 Now find the Edit action.
 If it is not listed do the following
 Click New >> Type Edit for the action
Type the path and program name for the chosen photo editor

Ex. “C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop 7.0\Photoshop.exe” “%1”

 You’ll need to quotes around the path and the %1 in order for things to work properly
 Click Ok twice
 If the Edit action is listed then select Edit & Click the Edit button
 Click Ok & close the Folder Options window & My Computer
 Find a image on your computer and double-click on it to test.
 The Windows and Fax viewer should open showing the picture
 Click the Edit option on the bottom toolbar & your picture should open in your desired photo editing program.

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