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Article ID: 2415237 - Last Review: June 28, 2012 - Revision: 14.0

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When you use Windows Photo Gallery to preview images in Windows Vista, you may see a blank screen without an indication of an error.

Note Windows Photo Gallery is the default application for previewing images.


This issue occurs because the color profile is corrupted or misconfigured.


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Similar issues that the MATS package fixes

938818  ( ) Can't see pictures in a slide show in Windows Photo Gallery in Windows Vista
930102  ( ) Image transition issues in Windows Photo Gallery in Windows XP or in Windows Vista

For more information about other issues that the MATS package fixes, go to the "Other issues that the MATS package fixes" section.

Let me fix it myself

Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756  ( ) How to back up and restore the registry in Windows

To fix this problem, locate the following registry subkey:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Contro l\Class\{6BDD1FC6-810F-11 D0-BEC7-08002BE2092F}\<number>
Then, set the ICMProfiles registry value to sRGB Color Space Profile.icm for each number that is found in the registry subkey.


How the MATS package works to fix this problem

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Other issues that the MATS package fixes

930097  ( ) Computer is slow when Windows Photo Gallery displays TIFF images that do not fit into one page in Windows Vista
2415238  ( ) Color issues in the print preview of an image in Windows Photo Gallery in Windows Vista
2009298  ( ) Can't download albums in Windows Live Photo Gallery after upgrading from Windows Vista to Windows 7
944221  ( ) Windows Live Photo Gallery freezes or can't start
939395  ( ) An image and its background become yellow in Windows Photo Gallery in Windows Vista
2425702  ( ) A screen saver that displays pictures stops working in Windows

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