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Windows 7: Windows 7 thumbnails not working

27 May 2012   #1

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Windows 7 thumbnails not working

OK basically the title explains it all i thought i fixed this by system restore but after a few days my video and music files are not generating thumbnails all there is only VLC icon is showing. please someone help me ...

(some thumbnails are showing and all picture files have thumbnail)

here is a example
Image - TinyPic - Free Image Hosting, Photo Sharing & Video Hosting

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27 May 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

|MG| Icaros 2.0.0 Download is a Windows Shell Extension, which is capable of providing Windows Explorer thumbnails for essentially any video file.
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19 Jun 2012   #3


Yes i had the same problem, lost my thumbnails.
I'm a complete novice with all things technical, so tried various tweaks suggested by forum
no joy! Then someone suggested installing k-lite codec pack, which i did and hey presto the return of all my thumbnails!! Thank you guys!
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