Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: thumbnail refresh in folders

23 Jul 2012   #1
agnys

Win7 Home Premium x64
 
 
thumbnail refresh in folders

As we know W7 didn't provide the "refresh" option as in WinXP
Is there already a bypass or a fix available


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
23 Jul 2012   #2
oxymoron02

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Might be a bit of a hassle but in lieu of anyone else posting I can suggest this, the long way.

In the folder press Alt to call up the File bar and then go to Tools (or press T to instantly expand the menu). At the bottom is the option Folder Options, click this to call up the, well Folder Options window. In this window head to the 'View' tab and in the Advance Settings box you will find "Show hidden folders, files and drives."

Once you check the box for this and apply the change, you should see a new file called "Thumbs.db". Delete that and then wait for Windows to recompile the thumbnail database!


If that's not what you meant then I do apologise if I've listed something you already knew how to do.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Jul 2012   #3
agnys

Win7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Thx , but this was already done , and the solution is only for 1 map , not for the submaps, and it doesn't work always because the thumbnails are probably cached
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

23 Jul 2012   #4
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 Jul 2012   #5
agnys

Win7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Thx , THe Clear and Reset in combination with the changeview solved the problem :)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Apr 2018   #6
Tim Gossling

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
refresh thumbnail

There's an easy way, for specific pictures.

Open the folder containing the pictures - and the thumbnails. Right-click in a blank area and select View. A list of icon sizes is displayed, with the one you are using marked. Select another size. Then repeat the process (from the right-click) and reset the icons to their original size. Thumbnails (for that folder) are updated.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 thumbnail refresh in folders




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Library folders won't show file deletion until I refresh
I have to manually refresh to show that a file is deleted. As far as I'm aware, this only happens in the picture and music library. Any way to fix this?
General Discussion
Set thumbnail for Files but not folders?
I would like to know if it is possible to set thumbnails for files themselves but not the folders? Thanks. :)
Customization
My folders don't open, refresh on the desktop don't also work
My computer boots alright but I can't refresh, neither can I open any of my folders not even Control Panel. Also searching programs and files in the start button window doesn't work i.e you can type but there won't be any results. The only thing I can open are files on the desktop. What is wrong...
General Discussion
Any resolve for Forced Automatic Refresh & Sorting of files/folders
Hi Brink, Was there ever any kind of resolve for Forced Automatic Refresh & Sorting of files and folders in Win7 (I'm not talking about Auto Arrange and I need that like it is) It's when you copy/paste files into a folder and they instantly disperse and sort themsleves upward within the...
General Discussion
Proliferating Thumbnail Folders of jpg and mts files
In my Pictures and Videos folders, Win 7 Home Premium 64, I'm getting swamped with thumbnail folders (for example: photoname.jpg.files) with two jpg thumbnails of the every photo or video named "vcm_s_kf_m160_160x120.jpg" and "vcm_s_kf_repr_832x624.jpg". I've tried every method to hide them and...
Music, Pictures & Video


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 15:33.
Twitter Facebook Google+