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Windows 7: Small Icon Thumbnails instead of Icons

09 Oct 2017   #1
Eurosceptic

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 
Small Icon Thumbnails instead of Icons

Would anyone here know how I could display small preview images instead of the icons in the small icons view in Windows 7 explorer?




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10 Oct 2017   #2
Try0x101

Ultimate N x64
 
 

1. Press Win key, type "Folder Options", next - to "View" tab, and check this box:



2. Or go to "Adjust The Appearance And Performance" and check this box:



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3 Weeks Ago   #3
PDXmatt

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Try0x101 View Post
1. Press Win key, type "Folder Options", next - to "View" tab, and check this box:



2. Or go to "Adjust The Appearance And Performance" and check this box:

That doesn't make thumbnails appear on small icons, only medium and large icons. I'm trying to figure out how to get thumbnails for small icons too. I know Windows 7 can do it because when I switch to small icons from medium icons, large icons or thumbnail view it briefly shows the small icons as thumbnails sometimes.
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3 Weeks Ago   #4
PDXmatt

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I grabbed a screenshot of thumbnails briefly showing for small icons. I switched from extra large icons and it showed the thumbnails for a few seconds but then they changed into icons. Maybe they're just the larger thumbnails scaled down, but Windows 7 obviously is capable of showing small thumbnails.


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1 Week Ago   #5
PDXmatt

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Since I've seen Windows 7 show thumbnails for small icons briefly, it appears it is capable of doing it permanently. Anybody have any ideas about how to force Windows to do this?
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