Places sidebar stopped working in Google Picasa 3. The following error is displayed instead of a map:
Close Picasa and perform the following steps:
- Open Registry Editor (regedit.exe)
- Navigate to: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_BROWSER_EMULATION
- Create a new DWORD entry with name: picasa3.exe and Hexadecimal value: 2af8 (Decimal: 11000).
Open Picasa and embedded maps module should now work.
Due to Goole Maps backend change, the fix stopped working. A very similar error message is now being displayed instead of the map:
Credit goes to José Miguel Parreño in the Disqus comments below and www.picxl.de. It seems that all you need to restore the fix (unclear for how long) is to follow the same instructions, but instead of value: 2af8, enter 0.
Windows 10 Pro (1803)
Thanks for posting this especially the 05/2022 update.