Try re-registering this DLL.
Copy and paste into the Run box, one at a time:
regsvr32 /u shimgvw.dll
regsvr32 /i shimgvw.dll
"Nancy" wrote in message
> I just started having this problem on "some" of my graphic files. Some jpgs
> open fine others do not. I have Windows Picture and Fax viewer as my default
> viewer. Its started giving me the message "Drawing Failed". the files are
> fine as I can open then in other programs. I assume my viewer might be
> Can anyone help me fix this issue?
> Thanks so much!
> Windows XP Pro.