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Windows 7: Lost folder thumbnails.....

30 Jun 2010   #1

Ultimate
 
 
Lost folder thumbnails.....

Hi guys,

Newbie here. I'm after some help please. I've lost all my thumbnails and the ability to view pictures in my folders.
Any help would be great.



My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Jun 2010   #2

Vista 64 Ultimate, Windows 7 64 Ultimate, Ubuntu 9.10
 
 

It is possible it was disabled in error, following these instructions will show you how thay can be turned off or on.

Thumbnail Previews - Enable or Disable

If you want to speed up browsing around in explorer, you might think about disabling thumbnail previews in folders.

Note that this works in Windows 7 or Vista
To make this change, click the Organize button on any folder, and choose Folder and Search Options from the menu.

Click the View tab, and then check the Always show icons, never thumbnails checkbox.

Click OK, and you’re done.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Jun 2010   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) *** Windows XP SP3 (32-bit), OSX 10.6
 
 

If that doesn't work, try reading through this thread about the same issue: Invisible and Blank Thumbnails/Icons?

Cheers,

Walker
Windows Outreach Team
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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30 Jun 2010   #4

Ultimate
 
 

Thank you for coming back to me. I have followed your instructions but it has not worked. I'm still having the same problem.
I've also rebooted my system but still nothing.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Jun 2010   #5

Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by WalkerA WinTeam View Post
If that doesn't work, try reading through this thread about the same issue: Invisible and Blank Thumbnails/Icons?

Cheers,

Walker
Windows Outreach Team
I'll try this now.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Jul 2010   #6

Ultimate
 
 

Tried both of these and still no joy! If it helps, they seemed to of disappeared after trying to use Windows 7 Logon Background Changer 1.3.4.

I also read somewhere that someone had this problem and it was caused by the antivirus they had. I have norton and macafee.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Jul 2010   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) *** Windows XP SP3 (32-bit), OSX 10.6
 
 

In that case I'd suggest booting in Safe Mode to see if the problem persists: Safe Mode

Cheers,

Walker
Windows Outreach Team
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Jul 2010   #8
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Deyno, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You might see if clearing and resetting the thumbnail cache may be able to help.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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