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Windows 7: Set thumbnail for Files but not folders?

12 Dec 2012   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 
Set thumbnail for Files but not folders?

I would like to know if it is possible to set thumbnails for files themselves but not the folders? Thanks.



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12 Dec 2012   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello CosmicPoptart,

Thumbnail previews is a global setting for all or none.

However, as a workaround, you could use the tutorial below to change the default folder icon to have all of them be an open folder to essentially do that.

Folder Icon - Change Default Icon

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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