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Windows 7: Disable preview thumbnail for certain files (MP4, AVI)

13 Nov 2011   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
Disable preview thumbnail for certain files (MP4, AVI)

I deal with video files on a regular basis, and it is somewhat annoying to see thumbnail previews for some files (like MP4, AVI) and not others. I would rather have everything be an icon than have a (usually) useless preview. I don't want to disable all thumbnails, such as those showing which folders have files in them, and Word and PDF files. It doesn't matter what program the MP4 and AVI files are associated with, they always show previews. Is there any way to turn this feature off? I like to have the view for all folders set to "large icons," so please don't just say switch to another view.

Thanks for any help.

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