Some features and effects of Windows Photo Gallery maybe disabled if your computer scores a 2.9 or lower for graphics. Windows Photo Gallery can bypass the score rating with the following registry edit.

Warning: The following involves modifying the Windows registry. Incorrect modifications can prevent Windows from working.

  1. Open regedit an navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows Photo Gallery\SlideShow.
  2. Create a REG_DWORD and label it WinSATScore and give it a value of 300.
  3. Open Windows Photo Gallery, features and effects that were disabled should now be enabled.

Note: Not all features and effects may play smoothly on your computer.