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Windows 7: Video thumbnail problems

28 Nov 2009   #1
Chaoz

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Video thumbnail problems

I installed thumbnailer lite to try and get thumbnails for .mkv files. I didn't like the program so I uninstalled it. Now my .avi files don't have thumbnails either. Help please.


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28 Nov 2009   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10159
 
 

Hello Chaoz,

Double check in Default Programs to make sure that Windows Media Player is set as the default program with all of it's associations (ex: avi) set to it as well.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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28 Nov 2009   #3
Chaoz

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

That didn't work.
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28 Nov 2009   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10159
 
 

Ok. Double check to make sure that thumbnail previews is turned on.

Thumbnail Previews - Enable or Disable


If it is turned on, then download and merge the AVI file in the link below. It will restore all of the default associations and settings for AVI file types.

Default File Type Associations - Restore
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28 Nov 2009   #5
Chaoz

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

The second method worked, thanks. Is there a way to do the same thing for mp4 files?
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28 Nov 2009   #6
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10159
 
 

You're welcom Chaoz. I'm happy to hear it. I have added MP4 to that list as well now for you.
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