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Windows 7: Areo preview blank for network documents

03 Sep 2009   #1
SJHiker

win7
 
 
Areo preview blank for network documents

I noticed today that if I open up a document that is residing on a network drive, that in the aero peek, the document is not displayed just a white box with the application's icon inside.

Documents that are not on a network drive, peek just fine.

Anybody else noticed this?


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03 Sep 2009   #2
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

hi SJHiker, welcome to sevenforums,

i've just quickly looked at some pictures and text files stored on my laptop - and aero peek shows the proper thumbnail here.

please fill in your system specs so we can see a bit more about your computer and os.
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03 Sep 2009   #3
SJHiker

win7
 
 

I think you are missing my question, in my case the documents (.pptx in this case) are stored on a network drive.

Additionally, if I open up a word doc on the network drive the aero peek works fine.
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03 Sep 2009   #4
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

my laptop appears as a mapped network drive when i'm on my desktop.

i'm afraid i haven't got any pptx files to test with...is it only this filetype you are having this problem with?

and please tell us more about your hardware and os.
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03 Sep 2009   #5
SJHiker

win7
 
 

IBM T60p
win7 (32bit) RTM 7600, patched up to date as of this morning.
4GB of ram
ATI V5250 using win7's built in drivers

Only other drivers installed:

HD Active Protection
Onscreen display (for audio buttons on laptop, mute/volume to work)
Monitor driver (15KB file)
Office 2007
Firefox 3.5.2
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03 Sep 2009   #6
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

do you only have the problem with pptx files?

i only have jpg, txt, hmtl, avi and mkv files on the laptop, and i can peek them all fine from my desktop.
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03 Sep 2009   #7
SJHiker

win7
 
 

Only with .pptx, everything else so far is fine.

Related thread: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/...e-c84270fdb27e

Another related thread:
http://www.neowin.net/forum/index.php?showtopic=810360
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03 Sep 2009   #8
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

ok, unfortunately the thread title and original post didn't make that clear.

anyway, good luck, sorry, but i have no idea how to solve your problem.
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