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Windows 7: Music and video files in explorer don't show art or preview


05 Sep 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate Signature Edition // Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Music and video files in explorer don't show art or preview

Hey,

I just noticed today that my video and music files in explorer no longer show the album art or the video instead of the standard Icon when viewing large icons in folders. I think it is because I recently installed and uninstalled winamp. (thats the only thing I can think of) I cant do system restore because I had it disabled. I've tried reseting the search index, reseting folder options, going under performance and checking the settings there, nothing has changed. I really dont want to have to wipe and reinstall...



Here is a picture if you dont get what Im saying, as you can see in the folders it still displays the album art of the files but the actual mp3 files dont show it. The album art works fine in WMP.

http://img143.imageshack.us/img143/8373/unled321.png


Thanks,

JustAlfo


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05 Sep 2011   #2

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

do you mean the mp3 files had the albumart embedded in the files, it may be you have to embed it manually using a third party software, i use mp3tag.
also try this in an open window go to organize ,top left then select folder and search options ,then choose the view tab and make sure always show icons ,never thumb nails is unchecked its the first in the list
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05 Sep 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate Signature Edition // Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

I have them all embedded with mp3tag. and that setting is not checked.
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