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Windows 7: Windows Explorer Picture Icons

27 May 2017   #1
Space Cowboy

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Windows Explorer Picture Icons

Hi Everyone,

Is there a way to show the picture of a wallpaper icon as the picture of the file itself without creating a bunch of thumbs.db files? If I select always show icons, never thumbnails my wallpapers just show the generic icon from my current default viewer.

Being the neat freak I am with my file system I do not want all those thumbs.db files or desktop.ini files that keep showing up when I work thru Windows Explorer created. But I would like to see what picture my files are without just hiding the two files listed above.

Thank You


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