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: Preview Jpeg Images In Folder

06 Apr 2010   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Preview set to default jpegs?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Apr 2010   #12

Windows 10 Pro x64

right, another idea :) in the pictures folder, hit the Alt key, then click tools>folder options>view check that "always show icons never thumbnails" is unchecked

Attached Images
Preview Jpeg Images In Folder-pictures.png 
My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Oct 2014   #13

windows 8

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lollies View Post
This is somewhat of a stupid question but I can not find the answer to it anywhere. when looking at images while in a folder such as pictures, none of the images are preview able. I have several jpeg images but they all have the default images for the thumbnails, as if it is not recognized. Is there anyway to change thing?



I was haveing this same issue its been driving me crazy since when i got my laptop it did work anyways i figured it out . In the advanced folder options make sure to uncheck the checkbox that says always show icons never show thumbnails. If this option is checked you wont be able to get your preview icons to work no matter what. Thanks for the help and support even though it didnt help me with my issue this forum lead me to find the solution which is why im returning the favor
My System SpecsSystem Spec

06 Oct 2014   #14

windows 8

also in order to get to the folder options in advance right click the desktop click personalize in the pop up and then on the file menu bar click tools folder options then the view tab and its the first check box under the subcategory files and folders uncheck the box and press apply and you will notice the difference immediately
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Preview Jpeg Images In Folder

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Graphic Card rendering PNG and some JPEG images BLACK
Hi all, I'm having some graphic card issue with a new laptop on Windows 7 and Nvidia Quadro 3000M, all latest drivers. Nvidia using driver 376.62 Desktop - On a dual screen, PNG and certain JPEG can only open in 1 screen on Windows photo viewer. see an image that i placed in the middle of 2...
Graphic Cards
Show comments of a picture (.jpg, .jpeg etc) in the preview pane ?
So I have a lot of pics where I have written long descriptions in the 'Comments' header describing the picture, location and some other details. I want these comments to appear in the preview pane along with the preview of the picture. Is that possible ? Looking at the empty space in the...
Music, Pictures & Video
Windows explorer can't preview any files except images
I have searched the web and forum and cannot find a solution. I have two laptops and they almost simultaneously have this problem, they can just preview images (jpg or png or other format) but cannot preview PDF, WORD, PPT OR TXT in windows explorer preview pane. I don't know what happened to...
General Discussion
Cannot View JPEG Images from my computer
I am having some major headaches trying to view JPEG files from my recent trip to Hawaii. We were using my wifes work laptop (Windows XP) to download the pictures from our camera media cards with the hopes of burning them on our home computer when we got back. I took over 1600 photos and can only...
Music, Pictures & Video
Overlapping stored Jpeg photo images
JPEG Photos downloaded from a compact flash card are starting to appear as as overlapping images, some are only appearing as half an image and others has irregular strips appearing on them. The guy at the photostore said that I need toi reformat the compact flash card to get rid of residual...
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 13:17.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App