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Windows 7: Files Previews

17 Dec 2010   #1
Scoubi7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Files Previews

Hi !

Does anybody know how to activate the previews of several files like *.rtf, *.pdf and OpenOffice files (and *.doc, *.xls,...) ?

On my Windows 7 64bits only the previews of images or movies work...

Could you tell me how to do it for icons, for visualisation it's working (except for OOo files) ?

I think it's a problem of ActiveX Control or/and Regedit !?

Thanks...


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17 Dec 2010   #2
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I can't say for the other files, but what PDF reader app do you have installed? On my two systems with Adobe Reader X installed, I get PDF previews.
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18 Dec 2010   #3
Scoubi7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I'm using Adobe Reader X too...
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18 Dec 2010   #4
Scoubi7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

DeaconFrost are you using Windows 7 64bits ?
And could you send me the keys corresponding with *.pdf to compare with mine ?
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20 Dec 2010   #5
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I am running Windows 7 x64 on all three of my systems with Adobe Reader X. I'm not sure what keys you want me to send. I didn't have to edit anything in the registry...it works by default. Try removing your PDF software, run CCleaner on the registry, and then reinstall it.
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20 Dec 2010   #6
Scoubi7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Because your solution doesn't work for me, you can see here if you have the same problem for pdf !
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20 Dec 2010   #7
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Do you have Office 2010 loaded? As of now, I only am running Office 2007 on those systems. I am about to build my new home system and will be running Office 2010 on it, so I could easily test of that's the difference.
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