How to Reinstall Picasa 3

by Will Conley
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Picasa 3 is a photo and video management program from Google. You can download and install the Picasa 3 photo free of charge at the Picasa 3 website. After that you can instruct the program to import all photos and videos on your hard drive for viewing, editing and synchronizing. The photos and videos are not copied but merely made available to the program so that it can work with them. If you are experiencing problems with Picasa 3 one common solution is to reinstall it. Doing so does not affect any photos and videos you may have imported earlier.

Step 1

Open a Web browser and navigate to the Picasa download page at

Step 2

Click the "Download Picasa" button. Click the "Save" button and save the installer to your desktop.

Step 3

Double-click the installer to open it. Click "Run."

Step 4

Click "I Agree" and "Install" in the installation wizard. Wait for the installer to extract the installation files.

Click the "Finish" button.


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About the Author

Will Conley's writing has appeared in print and online since 1999. Publication venues include,, National Journal, Art New England, Pulse of the Twin Cities, Minnesota Daily and Will studied journalism at the University of Minnesota. He is working on four fiction and nonfiction books.

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