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Problem with files on external after moving to 7

I recently built a new system and installed windows 7 on this system. After I had everything up and running I plugged in my external like usual and some of the photos on it weren't displaying correctly in windows photo viewer. It is weird, I can open them in paint and they display correctly; does this have something to do with the files being created on XP?

Are there compatibility issues?
Should I be worried about all my movies and stuff?
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  1. I've never heard of this happening. It should have nothing to do with XP as pictures are in a standardized format, i.e. gif, jpg, png,...

    Run a chkdsk x: /f from a command prompt. You may need to run it as administrator. Substitute x with your drive letter.
  2. Hawkeye22 said:
    I've never heard of this happening. It should have nothing to do with XP as pictures are in a standardized format, i.e. gif, jpg, png,...

    Run a chkdsk x: /f from a command prompt. You may need to run it as administrator. Substitute x with your drive letter.



    Came back all clear, nothing wrong.

    Perhaps it's the program?
    I did say the photos displayed just fine in paint...

    :(
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    -Sylvan said:
    Came back all clear, nothing wrong.

    Perhaps it's the program?
    I did say the photos displayed just fine in paint...

    :(


    It sounds logical. Try reinstalling windows photo viewer if you can.
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