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Windows 7: disable Preview pane for certain file types?

12 Jun 2014   #1
StickBoy

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
disable Preview pane for certain file types?

So ya know in Windows Explorer, there's that Preview pane that's really handy for showing a really big version of a jpg thumbnail, right? I find though if I happen to click on an html file - say, to delete it - it takes a while to load the Preview before I can do anything - such as delete it. I would like to know if there is a way to tell Explorer to NOT show a preview for html files only. (The preview is often crap anyway - what's the point?) So yeah. I didn't see any specific settings to pick and choose what gets shown and what doesn't, so maybe you lot have a registry hack for me? Or some other thing that will tweak this otherwise fairly useful feature? Thanks!


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13 Jun 2014   #2
BrendenRea

Windows 7 Home Premium X64
 
 

I don't believe there is any way to toggle the view on specific files, if there is a registry hack I would be excited to hear about that aswell however!
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