CLick on start and all programs and accessories and system tools and restore. You can then set it to an earlier date and time when it worked, The files are not encrypted, the program that reads them has lost its association with that file type. Here is a tutorial:
Windows Picture and Fax Viewer
windows Live Photo Gallery
IT wont bother the ones that you have. Just go to live at this :
www.explore.live.come/ and download the photo program and install it.
Also make sure that you have java installed at www.java.com
IS there an error code or anything else other than it cannot access windows live
Do you have good malware and virus scanners
It says the following: Opens with windows Picture and Fax V (then a box to change)
below that: Opens with extension JPEG Image. To change settings that affect all JPEG Images file click Advanced.
when I clicked on Advanced choices.