Some folks are hitting an issue where they cannot view images after installing WinFx Beta 2 on Windows XP. We’re currently investigating this issue further, however a work around is available. If you happen to be hitting this problem, please follow these steps:
- Uninstall WinFx Beta 2.
- Uninstall the WIC redistributable package by running: %windir%\$NtUninstallWIC$\spuninst\spuninst.exe
- Reinstall WinFx Beta 2.
- (optional) Verify that WindowsCodecs.dll and WindowsCodecsExt.dll are in %windir%\system32.
Thank you everyone who’s reported this issue to us, and who have helped in the investigation of the problem.