Fixing images not opening on Windows 11 issue (The specified procedure could not be found)

    Windows 11 updates came with a lot of bugs fixes and feature updates. It has seriously boosted up the SSD making OS worthwhile for gamers. While it has provided a lot of upgrades some users have complained about having troubles as such their images not opening on Windows 11 being one of the issues. Either they are .jpeg, .jpg, .png, or any other photo media file type. They are not opening via the default Photos Application that comes preinstalled on Windows PC. The file types would not open and display a message “The specified procedure could not be found“.

    Unlike other applications, Microsoft does not allow you to uninstall and re-install the Photos application and just disables it by greying it out. In order to get rid of the error, you need to repair the Photos Application.

    To fix the default Photos Application, follow the following steps.

    How to fix images opening issue on Windows 11

    First, go to the following location:

    Windows > Settings > Apps > Apps and Features

    • Search “Microsoft Photos
    • Click on the dropdown menu
    • Open the Advanced options
    • Select the option “Repair
    • Restart the PC.

    By following the steps you will no longer have the issue of images not opening on Windows 11 and the error “The specified procedure could not be found”. We hope that this solves your issue. If it doesn’t, let us know down in the comments. We will surely do our best to help you further on this.

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    Mofeeza Masood
    Mofeeza Masood
    A gaming enthusiast, binge-watcher, and writer helping confused gamers with the levels they are stuck on and picky watchers with what they should binge next.
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