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Disable live photo gallery monitoring the video folder?

by alex31gmailcom / May 4, 2009 1:45 AM PDT

Some rare video file types always make photo gallery crush down, such as .mkv .3gp and more. I dont want to delete these files even the decoder what I currentlly use. I just want photo gallery stop monitoring my video folder anymore, NEVER EVER!!! I know how to stop photo gallery monitoring my customered folder. But how can I disable it mornitor the orginal VIDEO folder under my user name?

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A workaround for you

From what I?ve seen, you can?t remove the base folders (like the generic Videos, Pictures, etc.) from the Windows Live Photo Gallery list. What I?d suggest you do is moving your videos that you don?t wish to have pulled in into a new folder.

If that folder (which needs to be outside the Videos folder) is getting pulled in, right-click on the folder and select Remove from the gallery.

Sorry there isn?t an easy fix here.

Hope this helps.

Cheers,
Ron
Windows Outreach Team

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by alex31gmailcom / May 5, 2009 11:09 AM PDT
In reply to: A workaround for you

Hi Ron,

Thanks for your answer. Your suggestion is what I tried before. But that means I have to re-organize the library in windows media center, movie maker, and many applications, which related to "My Videos" folder. The huge amount of video clips is not easy to move. This is why I looking for a way, how can I keep the videos in My Videos folder but without Live gallery disturb.

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I'll keep looking
by RonS [WINDOWS-TEAM] / May 6, 2009 2:07 AM PDT
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I'll keep looking, but everything I'm finding right now points to you not being able to do so, just based on how the programs are set up.

If I find something I'll post it here.

Cheers,
Ron
Windows Outreach Team

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