Microsoft has warned Vista users that the operating system fails to manage photo metadata correctly. While the Redmond Company has worked to streamline the process of adding comments and information to photographs, the results are less than successful. In fact, Windows Vista and the Microsoft Photo Info tool can destroy the metadata and even create problems with the image.
“When you edit the properties of a photo to add metadata to that photo in Windows Vista, the software for the digital camera may no longer recognize the metadata that is automatically added to the photo by the digital camera. This metadata is specific to the manufacturer of the camera,