What is Error 0x80010108?
Error 0x80010108 is a Windows Live Photo Gallery error. This error prevents the Windows PC user from viewing photos. The error code is often displayed in the following format:
‘An error is preventing the photo or video from being displayed’
Error code 0x80010108
The error 0x80010108 occurs due to multiple reasons including:
- The issue in Windows Live Essential Settings
This error occurs while using Windows Photo Gallery
but it is actually related to the Windows Live Photo Viewer within the Windows Live Essentials
- Viral Infection
- Registry Issues
To view the photos on your Windows PC, it is advisable to fix the problem right away.
Furthermore, you should also not delay in fixing this problem especially if the underlying causes are related to the registry or viral infection. These can pose serious system and security threats including system failure, crash and data breaches.
Further Information and Manual Repair
To resolve this error on your system, you don’t always have to hire a technical expert or be a technical whiz yourself. Here are some easy and effective methods to resolve error 0x80010108 on your PC immediately:
To repair Windows Live Essential Software Settings, go to the start menu and then click the control panel.
Now in the control panel go the option Programs. In the programs click the tab programs and features and then select Windows Live Essentials and click repair tab. Once the settings are repaired, restart your PC to activate changes.
Go to the start menu and type regedit.exe and then press enter. Type the following key: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT WindowsLive.PhotoGallery.bmp.15.4 shell open DropTarget then right-click DropTarget and then Rename. Prefix a hyphen so that it becomes “-DropTarget”.
Now type the following for each GIF/ICO/JPG/PNG/TIF file types:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTWindowsLive.PhotoGallery.gif.15.4 shellopen DropTarget
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT WindowsLive.PhotoGallery.ico.15.4 shell open DropTarget
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT WindowsLive.PhotoGallery.jpg.15.4 shell open DropTarget
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT WindowsLive.PhotoGallery.png.15.4 shell open DropTarget
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT WindowsLive.PhotoGallery.tif.15.4 shell open DropTarget
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