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  • Make your favorite utility the default app in Win10

    Posted on Tracey Capen Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

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    This topic contains 5 replies, has 4 voices, and was last updated by  Paul T 1 week, 4 days ago.

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    • #2080253 Reply

      Tracey Capen
      AskWoody MVP

      BEST UTILITIES By Deanna McElveen We love the many freeware utilities we’ve installed over the years — but Microsoft sure doesn’t. Take our photo edit
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      Morty
      AskWoody Plus

      I’m still on Win7 (I’m a last adopter). And I’ve been using IrfanView since Win95 (Hi, MOM). But I miss Picasa. It was the best for my low-tech photo needs. Are there any for-dummy alternatives for simple organizing and tweaking of photos? Until I find one, IrfanView is also my weapon of choice.

      Thanks again.

      • #2085141 Reply

        Paul T
        AskWoody MVP

        It’s still available on the web and the download appears kosher – matches my stored copy. Make sure it’s signed by Google – right click, Properties, Digital Signatures.

        cheers, Paul

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        • #2085587 Reply

          Morty
          AskWoody Plus

          Thank you!

          But, considering the hazards of out-of-support programs, is it safe to keep the old one running?

          Darn shame how Google kills good programs. It was great for organizing and tweaking pics; and for uploading them to Google Photos.

    • #2085608 Reply

      Bundaburra
      AskWoody Plus

      I am still using Picasa.  It works as well as ever, no problems.

      Windows 10 Pro 64 bit 1909

    • #2085662 Reply

      Paul T
      AskWoody MVP

      I also use Picasa without issue.

      cheers, Paul

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