Category Archives: WLPG

What the heck is amd64?

A few days ago Windows Live Photo Gallery (WLPG) told me that there was a new codec pack available and suggested that I download it. That should be trivial. And yet, somehow, they managed to make it complicated.

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Fixing another Photo Gallery performance bug

I really like Windows Live Photo Gallery (WLPG) and I depend on its photo-tagging (5-stars, people, and descriptive tags) to organize my photos. I love the fact that I can effortlessly find all 5-star photos of my daughters unicycling together … Continue reading

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Windows Live Photo Gallery—Poor Performance Peculiarities

I use Windows Live Photo Gallery (WLPG) because it has powerful features for tagging my photos and sorting through them. I depend on its functionality. But I have long been annoyed by its inconsistent performance, and today I investigated. My … Continue reading

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Photo Tagging Update

My obsession with tagging people in my photos with Windows Live Photo Gallery (TM or ® or some-such I’m sure) has continued. I’ve now added 14,594 people tags to 9,511 photos (out of a total of 37,393 photos). There are … Continue reading

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Photo Tagging with Windows Live Photo Gallery

Microsoft’s Windows Live Photo Gallery beta was released June 2010 and I’ve found it quite addictive. It makes tagging people’s faces quite fun – almost a game. In the first eight days of using this new version I tagged 6310 … Continue reading

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