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MS Photo Editor: "No file format information can be found in the Registry" (Windows XP SP3)

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I downloaded Microsoft Photo Editor from the Internet and installed it on Windows XP SP3. When I tried to start the program I get an error message telling me that "No file format information can be found in the Registry".  I tried to google this message, and found a link to a Microsoft-article about the problem. (http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;260151). They tell me to alter the permissions for the registry key "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Shared Tools\Graphics Filters". The problem is that the key "Graphics Filters" does not exist in my Registry.
Should I create the key and proceed with the operations described in the article or is there another solution to this ?
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