Help! JPEGs photos greyed out in Windows 10?

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asked Oct 15, 2018 in General Discussions by Phil

Can anyone please help me for the above problem please?

As I open some of my JPEG files are almost greyed out. (Other types of files such as CR2 are not affected).

I am working on a big project and this problem is making it very difficult for me to work. Any help would be greatly appreciated.  


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answered Oct 15, 2018 by Martin (2,660 points)

Hi Phil,

To fix JPEG photos greyed out problem, you can follow below-mentioned solutions:

Restore your Photos From The Backup

If you have kept the backup of your JPEG images, then you can restore your images from the backup and continue your work on your project,

Download the Photos Again

If you have downloaded those pictures from internet, then it is suggested that you must download them again. It is because, it might be possible that your photos are not downloaded completely or properly.

Open Greyed Out Photo In Image Editor App

Open your greyed out JPEG photo in the Image Editor app such as Photoshop, Photoshop element or any other app. Make some minor changes in the photos and then ‘Save as” the photo on your computer. Now open and see if problem still exist or not.

Try JPEG Repair Software to Fix JPEG Image Greyed Out Problem

If none of the above solutions comes helpful, then you must try third-party powerful JPEG Repair Software to fix JPEG photos greyed out problem. It will help you to fix corrupt or damaged JPEG photos.   

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