Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Icon Files Displayed as Thumbnail View in Windows Explorer 256/512/768

29 Mar 2015   #1
Swiftkidd

Windows 7 Ultimate 6.1 x84
 
 
Icon Files Displayed as Thumbnail View in Windows Explorer 256/512/768

Hey,

I like to navigate my media files in thumbnail view but didn't take to the changes made in vista & seven where the thumbnail is slightly skewed so as a work around to restore the view as shown in XP I convert folder images to .ico files 256x256 but have recently found new icon files I'm creating are 512x512 will 512 or 768 icons display better quality/definition in Windows Explorer or is Windows 10 the only operating system which makes use of them? Can I change a setting in Windows 7 to use higher resolution icon files what is the maximum they can use?

Thanks in advanced


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
01 Apr 2015   #2
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
256x is extra large icons size as far as I know :/
If they're bigger I have no idea what will happen it might distort but all of this depends on what your dpi is set at,
We'll assume is set as 100%
Anything larger would increase the size of everything and every where
DPI Display Size Settings - Change
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Icon Files Displayed as Thumbnail View in Windows Explorer 256/512/768




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Wrong thumbnail view with some VIDEO files
i used this Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 @="{c5a40261-cd64-4ccf-84cb-c394da41d590}" to fix the thumbnail problem.(win7 was showing no thumbnails for videos) it works..except..some files(mov, 3gp ..etc) has wrong thumbnails. i mean:
Music, Pictures & Video
Photoshop PSD files [ thumbnail view ]
Howdy! new here..... :sa: ;) guys, im curious if it is possible to make a thumbnail view for PSD files? like in windows XP.... also one more thing.... is desktop.ini not applicable in win7? cause my USB has a background image and it wont' show up in win7.... ?
Customization
Thumbnail View of PhotoShop 6 files in Windows7
Just two days ago I purchased a new Pavilion HP with an 8 G memory and 750 HardDrive. My old HP with XP just bit the dust and rather than spend $200 fixing it,(only a 512 M with a 160 HD) I decided to buy something new. I was seriously considering wiping any new PC clean of Vista and...
Software
Windows explorer - How do I view full file names AND see an icon
I work with a lot of animation sequences, and when using Win explorer it has always irked me that if I want to view anything but list or details view then the filenames are truncated. This is a problem because the sequences I work with often have long(ish) names and numerically iterated,...
General Discussion
Lost thumbnail view for media and video files
I have an MS windows 7 64 bit system. I used CCleaner to clean the registry but did not backup the changes. I have lost my media and video thumbnail view for my movie files with an avi extension. I use both winamp and a VLC media player to play my movies and tv programs.Could the registry cleaning...
Music, Pictures & Video
Windows Explorer: Thumbnail OK + Icon Error
Got this weird error & dunno how to fix it: I want & can see the thumbnails in Explorer but there is also an icon with the same name as the main file. The size is much smaller & when clicking on it, I get the error as you can see below. Also, if I click on a thumbnail & see the image in Windows...
General Discussion


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 20:51.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App