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Windows 7: No option to show thumbnails

22 Apr 2013   #1
demarskda

Windows 7 Enterprise
 
 
No option to show thumbnails

I have just installed Windows 7 and am unable to view my thumbnails, it shows only the default icon. I looked through previous posts where the suggestion was given to "uncheck always show icons never thumbnails", however that option does not appear in my Folder Options. Any suggestions on how to get that option? I've attached a screenshot of the View options available.

Thanks for your help!




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22 Apr 2013   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Demarskda, and welcome to Seven Forums.

See if using step 1 in the tutorial below will restore the missing "Always show icons, never thumbnails" Folder Option.
Folder Options - Add or Remove Default Items from View Tab
Afterwards, you should be able to enable thumbnail previews.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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