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I am actually very fond of the lightweight picture and fax viewer that is provided in Windows XP. The only problem is that it is not an exe, but goverened by a dll.
When running the picture and fax viewer, the dll is called with
rundll32.exe C:\WINNT\System32\shimgvw.dll,ImageView_Fullscreen path-to-picture
I am interested in finding a way to get this functionality in Windows 2000.

Simply running rundll32 c:\winnt\system32\shimgvw.dll,ImageView_Fullscreen <an image> gives me an error:
Error in shimgvw.dll missing entry:ImageView_Fullscreen
So I took these steps:
disable windows file protection
copy and un-cab the shimgvw.dll from the windows xp cd
regsrv32.dll /u shimgvw.dll
replace shimgvw.dll and
regsrv32.dll shimgvw.dll

This time I get a different error, paraprashing "Cannot do this command"
Does anyone have any idea what I should do or if I did this wrong in the first place?
Thank you for the help
 

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I'm no programmer, but it seems like the issue is two disparate operating systems. Win2k may not have the forward-compatibility needed to do this.

You may want to try a freeware solution, like IrfanView (light weight, very nice app) or Google's Picasa.
 

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I need the same easy functionality as the picture and fax viewer: viewing many images but only having one open at a time and being able to cycle to the next one with an ENTER key... so the basic functionality without all the footprint of even ifranview
 
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