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Set Windows Photo Viewer as the default app
for a type of image file in Windows 10

Windows Photo viewer is an old software that is still available in Windows 10. It can preview BMP, DIB, GIF, JFIF, JPE, JPEG, JPG, JXR, PNG, TIF and TIFF files.

To use it as the default viewer for one type of image file (in this case, a JPG file):

  1.  In My Computer, Windows Explorer or File Explorer, locate the image you are trying to open.
  2. Right-click the image. On the context menu, click Open With -> Choose another App.

  3. Select Windows Photo Viewer in the list.

  4. Check "Always use this app to open .jpg files".

  5. Click OK.

    The Windows Photo Viewer is set to be the default app for the type of file.


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