BMP files can't be open directly

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nihao123
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BMP files can't be open directly

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once i open a bmp file directly,xnviewmp just open noting.Image

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but if there are some other kinds of pictures in the same folder,bmp picture can be seen when i change to this pictureImage
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Re: BMP files can't be open directly

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I have this same problem, Windows 8, XnView MP 0.76.1 64-bit Portable version. Same issue with ICO files.
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Re: BMP files can't be open directly

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you start XnViewMP with a bmp file, and you have no view?
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Re: BMP files can't be open directly

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xnview wrote:you start XnViewMP with a bmp file, and you have no view?
Please check: http://newsgroup.xnview.com/viewtopic.php?f=62&t=32648
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Re: BMP files can't be open directly

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I discovered strange behaviour.
On my desktop machine *.BMP files opened and display through Viewer
On my laptop not.
I have no idea why. My desktop and laptop have same OS (Win10 21H2 19044.3324 LTSC, updates and even XnViewMP (1.5.3). I use portable version with same config and all other files in directory on both machines.
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Re: BMP files can't be open directly

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Justik wrote: Sat Aug 26, 2023 9:51 am On my desktop machine *.BMP files opened and display through Viewer
On my laptop not.
what's happened?
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Re: BMP files can't be open directly

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xnview wrote: Sat Aug 26, 2023 12:54 pm what's happened?
In Windows Explorer I click on *.bmp file to open it and view in XnViewMP
On my desktop PC: I see content of file
On my laptop: I see blank XnViewMP window

Same OS, same XnViewMP versions (same config files) but different physical machines.
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Re: BMP files can't be open directly

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please check registry entry for .bmp
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Re: BMP files can't be open directly

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xnview wrote: Sun Aug 27, 2023 1:50 pm please check registry entry for .bmp
What do you mean? .bmp associated with XnViewMP
Which registry entry should be checked?
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Re: BMP files can't be open directly

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bmp entry
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Re: BMP files can't be open directly

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Justik wrote: Mon Aug 28, 2023 7:39 pmWhich registry entry should be checked?

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HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Classes\.bmp
You can use FileTypesMan.