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Windows 7: Icons instead of Thumbnails?

06 Jul 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Icons instead of Thumbnails?

So I've been seeing this instead of like a thumbnail of the beginning of the video. It gets kind of annoying. Can you please help?

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06 Jul 2012   #2

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Win 10 Pro x64

Welcome to the forum,

This should help you with that,

Thumbnail Previews - Enable or Disable
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06 Jul 2012   #3

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600

i would try
clicking organize /folders and search options/view tab then make sure the box to show icons not thumbnails is unchecked. it depends on the filetype,you may need a third party software to display mkv and avi and more.
if the issue is the filetype then you could install icaros

|MG| Icaros 2.0.0 Download
if you install icaros then when you open the software you can add this list to it to ensure these filetypes display their thumbs...

.mkv, .0gm, ,3g2, .3gp, .3gpp, ,avi, ,div evo, .f4v, fly, hdmov,
.k3g, .m2p, ,mp2, ,m2v, .m4v, mod, ,mov, mpg, mpeg. ,m4p,
.mp4, .mp4v, .ogv, .qt, ,rm, .rmm, rrrvb, .tp, .m2ts, .ts, ,mts, .vob,
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