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Windows 7: Icon Files Displayed as Thumbnail View in Windows Explorer 256/512/768

29 Mar 2015   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 6.1 x84
Icon Files Displayed as Thumbnail View in Windows Explorer 256/512/768


I like to navigate my media files in thumbnail view but didn't take to the changes made in vista & seven where the thumbnail is slightly skewed so as a work around to restore the view as shown in XP I convert folder images to .ico files 256x256 but have recently found new icon files I'm creating are 512x512 will 512 or 768 icons display better quality/definition in Windows Explorer or is Windows 10 the only operating system which makes use of them? Can I change a setting in Windows 7 to use higher resolution icon files what is the maximum they can use?

Thanks in advanced

My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Apr 2015   #2

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

256x is extra large icons size as far as I know :/
If they're bigger I have no idea what will happen it might distort but all of this depends on what your dpi is set at,
We'll assume is set as 100%
Anything larger would increase the size of everything and every where
DPI Display Size Settings - Change
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 Icon Files Displayed as Thumbnail View in Windows Explorer 256/512/768

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