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Windows 7: Thumbnails not working...

18 Nov 2009   #1
michmarz24

Windows 7
 
 
Thumbnails not working...

I know there are other threads with this title, however I cannot find a solution.

I have done the check the enable thumbnail view and unchecked the always show icons never thumbnails option. However this does not fix the issue. It's not just pictures in folders I am having issues with. When I right click the desktop and select personalize all the preview options are black (no pics or icons).

I don't want to have to re-install the OS so any help would be greatly appreciated.


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18 Nov 2009   #2
skippyhdog

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

Try using one of Windows 7 pre-installed themes (specifically Aero Themes) and work backwards from there.
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18 Nov 2009   #3
michmarz24

Windows 7
 
 

I have changed the themes with one from the windows selections, everything is blacked out, i can't get a thumbnail or preview from any type of pic in any option I see.

I have reverted back to the windows 7 aero theme...
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18 Nov 2009   #4
skippyhdog

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

Try opening up a command line and type in "sfc /scannow" to look for errors
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18 Nov 2009   #5
michmarz24

Windows 7
 
 

attached is the pic of my screen when trying to change themes...
Notice all the pic previews are black.


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18 Nov 2009   #6
skippyhdog

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

sfc /scannow would look for corrupt system files on your computer and it would then automatically try to resolve the issue by looking for the appropriate files
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18 Nov 2009   #7
michmarz24

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks running it now, will let you know what i find
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18 Nov 2009   #8
skippyhdog

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

ill be here
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18 Nov 2009   #9
skippyhdog

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

Also, are you running the 64bit or 32bit windows 7?
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18 Nov 2009   #10
michmarz24

Windows 7
 
 

I am running 64bit...also the scan is done, says it found corrupt files but unable to fix. Shows me where to go to see the details in the file, but when i go to the file and try to open it, it tells me access is denied...
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