Enable Shell Extensions with portable Viewer

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Enable Shell Extensions with portable Viewer

Post by fghj » Sun Jul 28, 2013 2:29 pm

Hello.

I'd like to use the portable version of viewer and want to enable the shell extension (http://www.tracker-software.com/shell_ext.html) to display thumbnails while in Windows Explorer.

Is it possible to do this with the portable version?

Thanks in advance.

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Re: Enable Shell Extensions with portable Viewer

Post by Tracker Supp-Stefan » Mon Jul 29, 2013 8:34 am

Hi fghj,

The "Shell Extension" needs to register itself with Windows, and also deploy a few files, so it breaks the portability of the Viewer. You should simply install a normal copy of the Viewer on the machine on which you want to have the previews.

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Stefan

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