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Video File Thumbnails Not Showing In Windows 8.1

Question: Video File Thumbnails Not Showing In Windows 8.1

Hello Sir, I m using Windows 8.1 and i m getting one issue.. Video file Thumbnails not showing in My Laptop.. Check screenshot ::-
In This ScreenShot .avi and .mp4 File exist.. But not showing thumbnails.. Please help.. And here is My Thumbnails View Setting ::-
Please give me solution what to do now.. Please.. Hope You guyss Reply soon...
Thanks..

Regards,
AbhinavRocks

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Answer: Video File Thumbnails Not Showing In Windows 8.1

hello ,And welcome to eightfourms in the directory folder you have posted the picture of ,go to view and try settinh to large icon, looks like you may have it set to details or list ect ect

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VLC is not showing thumbnails view of video files. My Video files are generally flv. I have not checked whether it is showing thumbnails for other type of video files or not.

Answer:VLC not showing thumbnails view of Video File

a piece of software called icaros can help. If specified in the settings it will take responsibility for thumbnail generation of various file types

Icaros 2.3.0 / 3.0.0 RC4 - Download

background info that led to my discovery is on this forum

Mpg files Windows 10

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VLC is not showing thumbnails view of video files. My Video files are generally flv. I have not checked whether it is showing thumbnails for other type of video files or not.

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I've ran Disk Cleaner to delete the thumbnails.

I've deleted the thumbnail caches via command prompt (Admin).

I've gone through View/Options/View and made sure "Always show icons, never thumbnails" was not checked.

And still, I cannot get thumbnails for my .mp4 files. All I get is that movie clicker symbol blue icon.

Anything I haven't tried yet?

TIA

Answer:Video Files Not Showing Thumbnails in File Explorer

I didn't have much of thumbnails for videos until I installed VLC/Video LAN player. Win10 doesn't come with much for videos.

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I have just built a new computer, using Windows 7 Pro 64 bit, however, I've noticed when I open Windows explorer, 3 out of 4 times it will continuously search for drives when opening up explorer and not show any drives that are installed. I've tried reformatting, using different hard drives, but the problem persists no matter what I do. I've reinstalled Windows 7 with only a single drive plugged in, tried different SATA ports, but this problem keeps coming back. The only thing I can think of is that the Windows 7 install disk is corrupted and not installing properly.

I've also noticed that once it starts searching like this, the icons wont display in any folder, although the file names will. Likewise, when trying to sort files by date, type, etc, they will not sort.

When this happens, I can easily type in C:\ to get to the drive without problem to access the drive but above problems with icons not showing, sorting, etc still is a problem.

Has anyone had this problem? Know of a way to fix this? I'm not looking forward to having to reformat again as I don't have the time to sit through and reinstall everything again after.

Answer:Drives not showing, folders/file icons/thumbnails not showing

Hey Man.

When Im having problems with the system i do this:

Open cmd as administrator and then type "sfc/scannow" press enter

I will check your system for missing systemfiles and problems.

Give it a try and let me hear from you

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Hey all

Recently this command was run on mu pc (XP Home)
cd \windows\system32
regsvr32 /u bicubic_resizer.ax

Ever since thumbnails will not show for video files. (avi, mpg, wmv)
Has anyone any idea on how to undo or rectify this.
thanks

Answer:Video Thumbnails Not Showing

Do a Windows XP repair.

http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htm

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As the title says. It happened all of a sudden.

I've tried going into folder options and unticking and ticking.
I've ran disk clean up
I've ran sfc /scannow
I've installed some codecs

I did find something about editing the registry but when I was following the instructions I couldn't find the specified area mentioned in the article. So I haven't actually change anything in my registry yet.

Thanks,
Jason.
 

Answer:Video thumbnails not showing

Any keys and/or sub-keys in the Registry which you don't have but need in order to rectify a problem, can be manually created.
 

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Hey guys!

This weird problem started to happen lately, the thumbnails for my videos isnt showing. However, some files does show thumbnails?

I checked google but couldn't really find a solution, any advice would be very appreciated.

Answer:Video thumbnails not showing!?

Hello Sommarblond,

Double check in Default Programs to make sure that Windows Media Player is set as the default program with all of it's associations set to it as well. One or more of the associations may not be set for WMP.

What file extension type is the for?

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Ok... i have some computer knowledge, and i can google with the best of them but I haven't found a complete fix to my problem... here we go... got video from this last waterfowl season... on my old Toshiba satellite which was running windows 7 home ed, i was able to take that video (.MOD) format and put it straight onto my computer into a folder, and i would have a thumbnail of maybe the beginning of that video... That computer's Hard drive crashed... so i bought a smaller Toshiba like T135 or something without a disc drive, which also has windows 7 home, and I am able to get the thumbnails on that coomputer also... however i bought this Dell Optiplex GX280 which has Windows XP on it... I bought it because it would be a better video editing computer than some small laptop... This computer has good stats, but alas i went to put my video on and i opened my flash drive and I have 0 photoed thumbnails... now when i first started this, i had the factory Windows Media Player... no thumbnails with it... then upgraded to media player 11, still no thumbnails... all it has is the WMP icon and MPEG... if i need i can take a screen photo and show you... so i've spent the last couple hours googling and found what seemed to be a solution by downloading this codec which a few people said fixed their problem... Stinkys' MPEG-2 Codec Installer... I download and ran this... now it wasn't a complete failure because one of the sub-folders inside the main folder finally c... Read more

Answer:Solved: .MOD Video Thumbnails Not Showing

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I don't why it's doing that now, i downloaded the latest firefox and the video thumbnails don't show it only happens in youtube,, also on IE 8 it works fine, thats strange, also would IE 8 Beta be a better option than FireFox thanks.
 

Answer:YouTube video thumbnails not showing.

Hi

Try clearing out your temp internet cache and then updating Adobe Flash Player (download)

or try the following T/shooting steps






also would IE 8 Beta be a better option than FireFox thanksClick to expand...

Definatly NO, as IE8 is still beta, while the final version is likely to be good, this current version is still buggy and its never wise to use a beta to try and fix a problem as you may end up with many more issues that you barganed for. Try IE7 with YouTube and see if the thumbnails show.
 

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Hi,
I have a problem with my video clips taken by a Camcorder, I can not find a way to show the thumbnails, normal videos in Video folder and Picture folder have thumbnails, I have tried changing Folder Options but still no thumbnails, could someone please help me, Thanks.

Answer:Thumbnails for Camcorder Video Files not showing

Hi brummyfan,

I'm not sure if this information will be of any help but my video thumbnails only show up in the default video folder:

Unfortunately, I never really explored the full possibilities but maybe yours might work that way as well.
SpringUpdate

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Some of the thumbnails aren't showing up windows explorer even though they are the same file type. There will be 12 episodes of a show in .AVI or .MKV, and only 9 will have thumbnails, the other 3 don't. I have the Haali Media Splitter on to show thumbnails and I installed the Windows Service Pack to to it too (not sure which one is actually working, if I had to guess I'd say it's Haali).

To enable the thumbnails on Haali Media Splitter I click it, the went: options → explorer integration → show thumbnails (yes) → thumbnails offset (10000)

Not sure what is wrong...can anyone help?

And this is a problem with pretty much all the file types, some thumbnails showing and some not when they're in the same folder and I got them from the same source (all the files in a folder are either AVI or MKV, but the problem happens with both)

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Hello, I don't know if I should post this problem on Firefox forum (because I use FF as my main browser) or adobe forum but I'd like to post it here first to get some suggestions.

Basically starting from few days ago, thumbnails won't show for some videos on Japanese video steaming site called Nico Nico Douga. Here are some of the examples on Firefox (highlighted in red rectangles):
http://i.imgur.com/DH7lbOp.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/CTwKEXT.jpg
Also, it won't show on IE as well as you can see from the screenshots below:
http://i.imgur.com/SuFDpmj.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/990wrGj.jpg

However, the problem is not permanent as when I refresh the page it shows the thumbnails. Though when I refresh the page again other videos will not show the thumbnails and so on. So, it's very random and it only happens to few random videos as there are no specific pattern for certain videos.

I know it might be hard to pinpoint the cause of this problem as it's not a well known site like youtube however I suspect the way it works (i.e video thumbnails, using same flash player etc) is similar to each other.

Answer:Video thumbnails not showing (NicoNicoDouga: Japanese site)

It displays fine on my FF, so if it is indeed a FF problem, it may come down to one of your addons. Try running FF ins it's safe mode and see if it displays correctly.

Troubleshoot Firefox issues using Safe Mode | Firefox Help

A Guy

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Hi,
I know there are some threads about this. but I couldn't solve my problem using those. so I decided to make a new thread instead of bumping the old ones.
Well, Here is my problem:
recently I installed a fresh copy of windows 8 on my PC. it was nothing wrong with it till I installed Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10 (v. 10.1.0.867) & did a reboot.
Now non of my files including picture, audio & video files show thumbnails or even tags (ex mp3 files).
I've tried the solutions stated about turning thumbnails on & off with no luck. in my folder options the option "Always show icons, never thumbnails" is UNCHECKED.

Has anybody faced the problem?? Is the issue from Kaspersky?? Are there any workarounds??

I truly Appreciate any help.

PS. I also have some difficulties pinning folders to windows explorer taskbar icon since then.

Answer:File Thumbnails & Tags Not Showing in Explorer

How about trying to do a system restore?
System Restore - How to Do in Windows 8

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tried google but all the things I tried didnt work.I can't see any pictures in thumbnails.Here is the screenshot - http://img72.imageshack.us/img72/18...

Answer:Windows thumbnails not showing

Please re-submit your link - it didn't work for me.We all live on the same ball.

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I have Windows 7 ultimate 64bit, I just upgraded from professional, when I had professional, all of my videos had thumbnail previews. Now, just about zero do. Is there a way to get this back to the way it was before? For example, I use VLC as my default player to open vids and it is just the cone, no thumb. The same goes with WMP

Answer:Windows 7 not showing all thumbnails

Crap, there's a way to rebuild thumbnails, maybe that's it, but I forgot how, heh. You're not exceptionally low on disk space, are you? Give me a second I'll find out about refreshing the thumbnail cache.

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Hi, I have a Windows Vista and I'd like all file types from all Media players to display a thumbnail of the video in Windows Explorer as opposed to just showing an icon of the file type. The problem is that in Vista, it only shows thumbnails of Windows Media Player videos and not videos that use VLC Media Player (except .VOB which it does show) or Quicktime. I've done some research online and I've seen that I need to merge a Registry file into the Registry Editor with certain Registry keys in it, so I tried doing it for .MP4 files:
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Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp4\shellex]
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp4\shellex\{3D1975AF-0FC3-463d-8965-4DC6B5A840F4}]
@=""
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp4\shellex\{BB2E617C-0920-11d1-9A0B-00C04FC2D6C1}]
@="{c5a40261-cd64-4ccf-84cb-c394da41d590}"
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp4\shellex\{E357FCCD-A995-4576-B01F-234630154E96}]
@="{9DBD2C50-62AD-11D0-B806-00C04FD706EC}"
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After I entered the above into the Registry I restarted my PC, and nothing happened, the .MP4 videos still show no thumbnails.

Any suggestions or help is welcome and thanked in advance!
 

Answer:I want all video file types to display thumbnails

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my image thumbnails are not showing images are opening but the preview thumbnail is not appearing instead an icon of picture previewer or microsoft picture manager are showing up.

Answer:Windows 7 image thumbnails not showing

hey i tried the method of advanced system settings ..uncheck thumbnails instead of icons and recheck it worked.........deo

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When I open Windows Explorer I and go to my Picture File, the Thumbnails don't always show correctly. I can open Windows Explore and see no Thumbnails displayed but if I open another copy, it's better but not all come up. I have multiple folders, some display no thumbnails (a blank white sheet), others show a few and others show more. I also get a green bar at the top that never finishes. Sometimes, I open Explorer, and if I try to expand the Folder Tree on the left panel it won't expand, The Files are on an External Flash Drive. I've tried many troubleshooting searches for the problem so yes, I have the Folder Option, "View" set to "Display thumbnails." This is a recent problem. One last thing, the computer seems as it's freezing and not updating the thumbnails, but currently the CPU usage is only 4% under Task Manager.

Answer:Windows Explorer not showing Thumbnails

Did you make any changes to your Windows Operating System recently? Sounds like the aftermath of a "tune up" that went wrong.
 
That being said, the data that has no thumbnails.... can you open them and view the data, I'm curious to know if it's corrupted.

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Problem fixed. Thread closed.
System restored.

At first, my Windows Explorer kept closing itself. I browsed around the web for a solution, and I found one at this thread:
https://www.pcreview.co.uk/forums/thread-2040268.php

As suggested by the last poster, marcher, I typed in regsvr32 /u shmedia.dll and regsvr32 /u shimgvw.dll.
At first, I was fine with it, but now I'd like my thumbnails to show again. Does anyone know how?
 

Answer:Showing thumbnails in Windows Explorer

Try, if using XP -

Tools / Folder Options / View / Show hidden files and folders

Make sure it's ticked for "Show" rather than "Hide"
 

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After updating to Windows 10 i have noticed the thumbnails (icon) for PDF files disappears for many files.
Why its happening...?
Is there any issue related to graphics driver or everyone is facing this problem.

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I'm running Windows 7 x64, and I can't see any video file thumbnails (ex: .avi, .flv, etc) of the files in my My Videos folder. All video clips work in VLC and WMC.

Addendum: I've tried to solve this problem by downloading the K-Lite Codec for x32 and x64 (as suggested to a user in a different thread), but as seen below, this solution only worked for the .mkv and .wmv files.


Can anyone offer up another solution?

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Windows explorer on my system cannot display all the thumbnails my photo folder. When the pictures are copied to a newly created folder, all are initially shown. However when I access the folder later, a lot of the thumbnails are gone : only the default
icons are shown.
I have set folder options to Always show icons, never thumbnails.
I have even tried deleting the thumbnail cache and rebuilding the cache but to no avail.
Could anyone help me on this please?
Thanks.

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So last night before I went to bed, I had 10130 as my build of W10. Worked great, no problems at all with it. Come down this morning and find that overnight I have been upgraded to 10162. As a result, no thumbnails will show. Not even folders in my main user folder.

I have tried checking and unchecking options, deleted the cache of thumbs, rebooted 3 times, checked the always show icons... box is not ticked. And nothing is working. Whilst not too much of a problem when it comes to videos and programs, when it comes to pictures the only way I can see thumbs in a folder is to go to a site where I can upload pics and use the box there to look at the thumbs.

Is there a fix that I am missing, or if this cannot be fixed how can I roll the update back to 10130 as I had no trouble with that. Cannot believe that MS are fixing one bug but then creating another in it's place. Attached screenshots for you to look at.

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For example, for MKV videos Windows 7 shows no more information than it does for text files. I'd like to have thumbnails and data like duration, pixel dimensions, video and audio bitrate etc. as it shows for other types.

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Recently I downloaded a file converter which, after installation, associated all my video files with itself. Previous to downloading this programme my .avi, .mkv files etc were all displayed simply as an icon, yet now they are all displayed as a thumbnail picture. The only solution I have found for reverting my video files back to being displayed simply as an icon is via Folder Options, 'Always show icons, never thumbnails'. However, selecting this option also disables the thumbnail preview for my .jpeg and other image files. Is there any way to disable my video files being displayed with a thumbnail whilst keeping the thumbnail preview for images? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Answer:Disabling video thumbnails whilst keeping image thumbnails enabled?

Does anybody have any ideas on this please?

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I've started playing around with some video editing on Windows 8 and am finding it very difficult to organise my files because I can't get the thumbnails to show up in explorer. I've googled this fairly extensively, and have tried three solutions to address this problem.
Downloading K-Lite codec pack, which I have since read conflicting information about, as to whether this was a good ideas.
Downloaded, installed and run Media Preview by Babelsoft
Followed the advice here about ensuring that the correct options are selected to force Windows to enable thumbnails.

At this stage, and particularly bearing in mind the K-Lite codec pack, I am concerned that I might actually be doing more harm than good. Therefore I'm looking for any advice about how to resolve this issue.

I have just run Media Preview which found around 1000 video files to generate thumbnails for, however there are simply not showing up in explorer. I have a range of video formats, such as .mov .mp4 .avi that have come from a range of sources, and none are showing the thumbnail previews.

Any advice about what I should try next? I can answer any questions about my set-up and post any necessary screenshots.
 

Answer:Windows 8: Video thumbnails

creative-2008 said:


I've started playing around with some video editing on Windows 8 and am finding it very difficult to organise my files because I can't get the thumbnails to show up in explorer. I've googled this fairly extensively, and have tried three solutions to address this problem.Click to expand...
This is a well known issue. Don't know what the deal is, but it's been a major thorn in my ass since Vista x64, much more so since Windows 7 though. I've made sure the preview was turned on in the folders options, cleared the cache, and even messed with the registry. Nothing worked. Would re-install the operating system (since I usually noticed it immediately from a fresh install) and it would work properly. Weird bug for sure.


Downloading K-Lite codec pack, which I have since read conflicting information about, as to whether this was a good ideas.
Downloaded, installed and run Media Preview by Babelsoft
Followed the advice here about ensuring that the correct options are selected to force Windows to enable thumbnails.

At this stage, and particularly bearing in mind the K-Lite codec pack, I am concerned that I might actually be doing more harm than good. Therefore I'm looking for any advice about how to resolve this issue.

I have just run Media Preview which found around 1000 video files to generate thumbnails for, however there are simply not showing up in explorer. I have a range of video formats, such as .mov .mp4 .avi... Read more

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Hi techs,Is there a way of disabling video thumbnails on folder icons while keeping image thumbnails enabled (at the same time) in Windows 7 ? Any help will be greatly appreciated

Answer:Disable video thumbnails in windows 7

1. Click on the Start button, then on All Programs, follow by Accessories.2. Run Windows Explorer.3. In Windows Explorer window, click on Organize button on the menu/shortcut bar.4. In the pull down menu, click on Folder and Search Options.5. Folder Options dialog window will appear. Click on View tab.6. Under the Files and Folders tree heading, check (tick) the checkbox next to Always show icons, never thumbnails option.7. Click the OK button.

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hi guys,

got a rather annoying problem i was hoping you could help with...

my avi thumbnails are not generating correctly on my windows 7 64bit installation. they generate using the first frame from each video so are therefore often black. i had this problem on vista x64 and solved it using the 64bit vista codec pack. this does not seem to fix the problem on windows 7

any idea how i can get my thumbnails to work correctly?? i understand its a beta and there isn't a lot of support for it but its rather annoying me when i use my windows 7 boot

cheers
 

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Is there any way to change the thumbnail that Windows Media Player (11) uses for video files when viewing my library? It seems to just pick a random frame from the movie, which isn't super helpful. Ideally, I could replace it with the box art for the DVD for example. This file must be saved or embedded somewhere. Any ideas? Thanks in advnace!
 

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Why do my layered .tif files sometimes thumbnail as only one of the layers? Changing the active layers and re-saving does not help. I use Photoshop CS2 as my image editing software. When the same file is saved as a .jpg it thumbnails perfectly.
 

Answer:.tif file thumbnails in windows 7

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I'm getting more and more used to Windows 7. Generally I like to see everything as files and folders; I don't care to see photos as thumbnails. I like to see file name (with extension), size, date, etc. How do I do this in windows 7.

Thanks.

Answer:windows explorer: want file name not thumbnails

use details view?

File and Folder Arrangement - Change in Windows Explorer Window

Folder View - Set a Default for All Folders

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I have a desktop with Windows XP Pro SP3, and a netbook with Windows 7 Home edition SP1. It appears that the "Thumbnails" (picture) option has been eliminated from the video files "View" menu options, so I can no longer see a pictorial snapshot of the contents of my video files.

Is this option completely eliminated or is there something I can do to retrieve this feature for Windows 7?
 

Answer:Thumbnails view option eliminated for video files in Windows 7?

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I am not sure where to post this and if I need to move this post please let me know .
I am having a problem with my ebay pages not showing thumbnails . I am only having a problem with ebay and not other sites . I have tried countless things to fix the problem even restored my computer to a time before this problem started and no luck . I am pretty sure it is something to do with my computer as I have been able to view pics on my phone no problem . Anyone have any ideas ?
 

Answer:thumbnails not showing

- Make and model of the computer? Acer Aspire X1430G
- Exactly what Operating System and Service Pack? Windows 7 Home Premium
- What web browsers do you have installed and use? Google Chrome
- If you have viewed your ebay pages in more than one web browser, is the result exactly the same, or if only one web browser which one is it? Google Chrome on this desktop. On my Android phone, E-Bay looks normal.
- List the addons and plug ins you have enabled in each web browser that shows the problem. Not sure where to find the ad on's and plug in's. When I look under "extentions" there is just Google Doc's.

Thanks for your help.
 

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any idea why i cannot see my thumbnail pics ?

Answer:thumbnails not showing

Hello Ward, and welcome to Vista Forums.

I suppose double check to make sure that thumbnail previews is turned on using the tutorial below.

Thumbnails in Windows Explorer

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Hello, this has been quite a while just now I like really need them.
I know for a fact that a new OS reinstall would fix this, but I don't want to do that, that's why I am here.

No images, No video or anything else reviewable media is showing up as it is supposed to. The image files on this image should be showing up.

Answer:Thumbnails not showing up

Have you gone to look at the Control Panel's Folder Options?

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Hi All, would love some help with this - in theory - easy problem. It's just that I've tried all the solutions that my Google-Fu skills have turned up, and nothing seems to be working for me.
 
The issue is this: Essentially when I open a folder with photos in it, I only see jpg icons. I do not see the thumbnails of the photos.
 
Some weird things that are happening: When I change the view from large icons to medium icons, nothing special happens besides the icon images getting smaller. But when I change BACK from medium to large, I briefly see the correct thumbnails, and as I watch the icon image literally loads over the thumbnails one by one. Essentially I have to sit there and cry as I watch all my thumbnails disappear and turn into useless icons. If I try this a second time in the same folder, nothing special happens anymore. I simply see the icon image.
 
I've made sure that clicking "organize->folder and search options->view (tab)->Always show icons, never thumbnails" is UNCHECKED.
 
I've made sure that clicking "start->control panel->system->advanced system settings->settings (under performance)->Show thumbnails instead of icons is CHECKED
 
I've run disk cleanup and cleaned up my thumbnail cache.
I've downloaded a "Clear_and_Reset_Thumbnail_Cache.bat" file from a different forum and run that several times.
 
And yet, I still only see icons.
 
I will admit that the pictures I am trying to view are on an externa... Read more

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Hey I am running Windows Vista Ultimate SP1 on a Sony Vaio VGN-FZ21Z Laptop and my problem is that picture thumbnails wont show. I just formatted my laptop and installed a fresh copy of Vista but now thumnails wont show.

Example My Pictures Folder (I backed up my Pictures):



I have been on Google and tried every solution I could possibily find but to no avial.

Methods I have tried:

1. In the folder going to Organise and Folder and Search Options, View, Always Show Icons, never Thumbnails was unchecked. I tried checking it and unchecking it but it did not make any difference.

2. Computer Properties, Advanced System Settings, Visual Effects, Settings, Everything is checked. I have tried unchecking and rechecking Show thumbails instead of icons but it did not make any difference.

3. Open the Start Menu, In the white line (Start Search) area, type gpedit.msc and press Enter, In the left pane, click on User Configuration, Administrative Templates, Windows Components, and Windows Explorer, In the right pane, right click on Turn off the display of thumbnails and only display icon and click on Properties, To Enable Windows Explorer Thumbnails - Check Disabled or Not Configured and click on OK.

4. Deleting the thumbnail cache and updating my graphics card driver.

Before you ask I have tried changing the view size to large and medium in the folder.

I am at a loss as to what to do now. Could somthing not of been installed during the Windows installation t... Read more

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Hi Everyone,

I used to play any movie type with my VLC media player since it has almost all the Codecs necessary for playing all video and audio files including AC3 audio (code "8192) format. Now, i can only hear the audio while playing a video file. This issue applied to all my media players (VLC, DivX, BS.Player, WMP, Media Player Classic) except Winamp. It doesn't apply to Winamp probably because i've never used it before untill this problem arised. I don't really know why.

Anyway, the problem started after i played an old and cracked DVD movie on my system with VLC. While playing the DVD, it started skipping and later on played smoothly. But after ejecting the DVD, i could no longer see images on any movie i played with any media player except for Winamp. The problem i'm having with Winamp is that it can't play all type of media files especially ones with AC3 audio (code 8192) which means you can only see the video but no audio and also does not re-index while trying to play an incomplete movie copy, unlike VLC.

I have tried uninstalling and re-installin DivX including VLC which i suspects caused the problem, but still, the problem persists.

ANY HELP, PLZ. Sorry for the long note.
Thanks.
 

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I got a new computer with Windows 7 Pro 64 bit and I find it very annoying that in all the Open File dialog boxes and even Windows Explorer there does not seem to be a selection under the View menu to show thumbnails of image files. Even when I select Contents and highlight the file it still only shows a generic icon. Can anyone please tell me if there is a way to fix this?

Thanks for any help

Answer:No Thumbnails in Open File Dialogs or Windows Explorer - Why??

Hello David, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Double check using the tutorial below to make sure that you have thumbnail previews enabled.Thumbnail Previews - Enable or Disable
If you do, then double check to make sure that you have Windows Photo Viewer set as the default program with all of it's associations.Default Programs - Set a Program's Default Associations
Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I usually just read here but I'm stumped (and no tech!) So thanks in advance for any suggestions!
On my USB external drive, when I connect it to either an XP desktop or a W7 laptop, the video files show as thumbs ie: small pictures of the content. Yet when I connect it to the other W7 desktop, I see generic boxes marked "WMV", "AVI", or whatever. I matched the view properties as far as I can see and am using the same MPC player on them. Any thoughts on how to get the thumbnails to appear?

Answer:[SOLVED] No thumbnails showing

Set the folder view to "Thumbnails".

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Hi
I've downloaded a lot of .FLV tutorial files and it would help greatly if I could see the file thumbnails for reference but none are visible.
I've been into Advanced System settings and made sure 'Show thumbnails instead of icons' is checked. I'm playing the vids in WMP and that's working fine but no flv thumbnails.
Any help would be greatly appreciated. (In simple terms if poss)

Using Vista Home Premium

Answer:[SOLVED] Flv thumbnails not showing

http://gallery.menalto.com/node/57821
That will help you.

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After upgrading to Windows 10 Pro, all my image thumbnails in Explorer show perfectly fine with the exception of PNG type.
It's strange, if I open a PNG with the Phgoto app then refresh the explorer window, the thumbnail will appear for the image I open, but none other. So If I open them one at a time and refresh Explorer, the thumbs will show.
I have tried all the common 'fixes' I've seen here and from results of google searches - but none have solved my particular unusual problem.
There's one other problem which I feel might be related.
Windows App icons don't show on the task bar or the Default programs dialog. The DO show in the start menu.
What happens, is they show as a blank square on the taskbar and as a white document in default program dialog.
Anyone come across this weirdness?
Yes I have the latest Radeon Drivers.

Answer:PNG thumbnails not showing in Explorer

Try these:
Open File Explorer Options > View tab > Uncheck Always show icons and never thumbnails > Apply. Rebuild Thumbnail & Icon Cache. Fix PNG file association.

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Hi there chaps.

I have this problem with File Explorer. I have checked the box "Always show icons, never thumbnails"

But not all of the thumbnails are showing. I get a mixture of the "mountain" icon as well as some thumbnails.

I have tried to delete the thumbnail cache and nothing seems to work. Does anyone have any suggestions as to what I could do? Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks

Matt.

Answer:Not all photo thumbnails showing.

Having always show Icons not Thumbnails is your problem. Default is that box is left unchecked.

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Hi - I hope someone can help

When I look at my phone image files through my laptop via USB MTP using Windows10 I can see some file thumbnails as images (those from the DCIM Android folders - DCM images and other JPG images transferred to my phone from my camera) but other folders e.g. the Aviary folder, or other third party app adjusted photos, or Whats App images (in IMG format or videos) all show as the generic icon rather than thumbnail image (weirdly there's one out of hundreds of Whats App files that shows as an image (????!!!!). This means file management is virtually impossible.

I've googled this obviously and can see

a) that my Folder Option / View / 'Always show icons never thumbnails' is unchecked, and
b) that through advanced system performance settings the 'adjust for best appearance button' is pressed and the 'show thumbnails instead of icons' is checked

What am I missing? Can anyone help me resolve this -
Thanks in anticipation

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Recently my Lumia 520 is suffering a strange problem. The photos app does not show any thumbnails and when opening the photo takes 1-2 secs to display it,tried restarting device,checked sd card for errors on my pc running xp,but still its happening.sd card works good on my galaxy y with no issues.

Answer:Photos app on wp8.1.1 not showing thumbnails

Here I made a video of it,but low quality.http://1drv.ms/1zFkagW

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Ok, here on MG, while perusing threads, when I hover my cursor over an "attached thumbnail" and the jpg loads, but never displays. This has been a problem for some time now and I believe it to be a plug-in i must be missing from firefox 4 . I'm running windows 7 64 bit.
When i hover my cursor, it turns into the little spinning "wait" circle, then the title bar for the jpg shows up and the rest of the screen greys out, but the .jpg never shows up. What am I missing ?
 

Answer:attached thumbnails not showing up

Was this a problem prior to Firefox 4? I don't believe images posted in the forum require a special browser plug-in. Can you post a link to one of those forum topics? I can't find one now.

Have you tried viewing the forum with another browser?

Edit: The feature works somewhat for me but, sometimes, I initially get the behavior you mention. So, it does not work smoothly and consistently like it should for me. Usually, if I close the box where the image is supposed to appear and then immediately hover over the thumbnail again, the enlarged image appears. I'm using Firefox 3.6.16.
 

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Hi - I hope someone can help

When I look at my phone image files through my laptop via USB MTP using Windows10 I can see some file thumbnails as images (those from the DCIM Android folders - DCM images and other JPG images transferred to my phone from my camera) but other folders e.g. the Aviary folder, or other third party app adjusted photos, or Whats App images (in IMG format or videos) all show as the generic icon rather than thumbnail image (weirdly there's one out of hundreds of Whats App files that shows as an image (????!!!!). This means file management is virtually impossible.

I've googled this obviously and can see

a) that my Folder Option / View / 'Always show icons never thumbnails' is unchecked, and
b) that through advanced system performance settings the 'adjust for best appearance button' is pressed and the 'show thumbnails instead of icons' is checked

What am I missing? Can anyone help me resolve this -
Thanks in anticipation

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I use Windows 10, but ever since upgrade from XP to windows 7, PSD thumbnails are not showing in windows explorer, as jpg and gif does.
Tried this solution but nothing changed:
How to enable Thumbnail view for Photoshop PSD files in Windows 7
any solution?

Answer:.PSD thumbnails not showing in explorer?

Thumbnails for formats that Windows does not natively support are supplied by a handler, either this handler is not installed on your system or its associations have been damaged. I believe the handler also needs to be 64-bit if your system is 64-bit, as with other explorer shell extensions.

If you're using Photoshop, check you have the 64-bit version installed if you are running a 64-bit version of Windows. If you have upgraded Windows, the associations may have been damaged and so you may need to re-install Photoshop. Another solution is to install an alternative thumbnail hander, Media Preview may possibly support PSD files now I remember it being mentioned as an upcoming feature a while ago.

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Hi
I've downloaded a lot of .FLV tutorial files and it would help greatly if I could see the file thumbnails for reference but none are visible.
I've been into Advanced System settings and made sure 'Show thumbnails instead of icons' is checked. I'm playing the vids in WMP and that's working fine but no flv thumbnails.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Using Vista Home Premium
 

Answer:Solved: FLV Thumbnails not showing

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There is a website I used to browse. In this website, there are thumbnails of pic files which I download to my PC. Recently, I've found that all these thumbnails are not showing. In their place, I see a white box with an 'X' across it.

I also encounter this problem at some websites. Can anyone tell me how to resolve this problem? Is there some other 3rd party stuff I need to install with my IE6 / Windows XP?
 

Answer:IE6 showing thumbnails as white box with 'X'

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When I download pictures at times it appears that a shade is over part of the picture. I can correct it by rotating the picture. Here is a sample:


I have tried cleaning the thumbnail cache.

Answer:Thumbnails partially showing.

See here: Thumbnail Cache - Clear and Reset

See if that helps.

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hi i'm new here...and i don't know if this belongs here...

but basically my computer crashed, i brought it to a computer repair guy who reformatted my computer (windows 7 32bit home premium laptop). I did not have my windows 7 disc...but i had my key...so he used his home premium disc and my key

but now its working perfectly fine but the problem is that the taskbar doesn't show thumbnails when I hover over the icons anymore (it used to before my computer crashed and i know my computer's graphics are capable of doing so)

i'm too lazy to make screenshots...but if what i said didn't make sense I found a link with some pictures http://helpdeskgeek.com/windows-7/windows-7-taskbar-not-showing-thumbnail-previews/

but the link doesn't really tell me how to fix it...it says something about changing the registry...but do i really need to do that...? it sounds kind of scary lol

ahh so frustrating...im basically getting the "text descriptions" as seen in the link...and the computer repair guy is kind far away from where i live...any help...?

Answer:taskbar thumbnails not showing up?

Is your aero theme turned on?
right click your desktop > personalize > scroll up to aero themes section and select one.

It's possible you don't have your drivers installed, but i'd hope a shop would have the forethought to install your drivers after a format.

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Like the title says.
I read that the K-Lite codec pack is a solution but if that is so then does anyone know a secure download site for the file. I have had bad experiences with infected codec packs in the past.

Thanks in advance.

Answer:.MOV thumbnails not showing win 8.1 64bit

I use majorgeeks.com for downloads and have never had any problems, another safe codec pack is Shark007.

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I have a Windows 7 Home Premium x64 on a Dell Inspiron 15 3521 and I was wondering... how do you disable the thumbnails for only the videos?
I already have a new driver installed last week and on the old driver, the videos, while browsing on my Explorer program, had no thumbnails while the photos and DVD video files do (and that's how I like it). Plus, swmedia.dll was not in my old driver (and the same applies to my new driver).
Any kind of help is highly appreciated.

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I have a Windows 7 Home Premium x64 on a Dell Inspiron 15 3521 and I was wondering... how do you disable the thumbnails for only the videos?
I already have a new driver installed last week and on the old driver, the videos, while browsing on my Explorer program, had no thumbnails while the photos and DVD video files do (and that's how I like it). Plus, swmedia.dll was not in my old driver (and the same applies to my new driver).
Any kind of help is highly appreciated.

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Hallo guys!

First of all i must say that my english it's not my native language, so sory for any mistakes.

Now to my problem, i have a Toshiba Qosmio Q55-Q802 with vista premium 64b and from the first day i cannot see Thumbnails in explorer. The problem is only with the movies or series that they are in AVI format, when for example a movie is in WMV format or MPG format then i have thumbnails(the capture picture from the film), and also i have thumbnails for my photos or pictures.So the problem is only with files that they are in AVI format. I thing that the problem is the 64b O.S because with my old laptop i had vista ultimate and i had thumbnails without any problems

Until now i clean the cache but nothing, one frind of my he tried something with my registry but still nothing and i also i went to folder options - view - and i have unchecked Alway shows icon , never thumbnails but still nothing.I dont remember something else that i did for the moment.

As i said i have this problem from the firs day that i got my laptop and i have my new laptop for 5-6 month so any help it will be highly appreciated.


john...

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I'm running Windows 2000, and I want to be able to see JPEG images when I select "Thumbnails" under the View menu. Currently, the only images that display are Windows bit map images (BMP). I know it's possible to see JPEG windows as thumbnails under Windows 2000 because I used to have a different computer that ran 2000 and did display JPEGs. However, I got a new computer that doesn't. I'm assuming there is a way to tell Windows 2000 to display JPEG images in thumbnails, but I can't find any reference to thumbnail views in Windows help or on the Microsoft website.

Any suggestions, please?
 

Answer:Showing JPEG images in thumbnails

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Just within the past week or so, when viewing pics in windows explorer, only some of the thumbnails will show the image they are representing. Some won't. I tried rebuilding the library and doing Disk Cleanup to delete them so they'd rebuild; I've checked/unchecked the "show icons not thumbs" to see if that would kick it into showing it. Nothing has helped.
Also, maybe related, when opening up any Windows explorer window, the green bar at the top is very slow to load all the way to the right, sometimes never getting to the other side.

Windows Vista, sp2, Home Premium
quad core
64 bit
 

Answer:Solved: Some Thumbnails not showing images. Help!

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I had Windows Vista since last year and everything was fine. Yesterday, my icons/thumbnails on the internet disappeared and show a box with symbols. I can tell what the box says when I scroll over but how do I get the icons back. I restored the firewall to its default setting and the icons came back but now they're gone again. Please help.
 

Answer:icons/thumbnails stopped showing

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Hi guys

Again this is a pain...I changed to Vista Ultimate 64bits a week ago, and again the damn thumbnail problem on windows explorer...

I managed to solve this on 32bits Vista and i have a post here but the same solutions doesnt' work on 64bits

What i did to solve on 32bits Vista is

1) install fresh vista
2) open the avi file with crystal player
3) crystal player told me "do you want to load the codec for this files?"
4) so that was all, he downloaded some avi basic pack and everything worked fine

Same thing i tried on vista 64 but no luck

1) i tried that solution
2) i tried the registry fixes
3) i installed klite codeck pack
4) i installed combined comunity codeck pack
5) i installed vista codec package

Well no luck...Also if i open ANY avi file i whatever player i choose i can see it perfect, but no thumbnails...BUT the only player that does not work is Windows Media Center says..."no codec to display the movie" and "cannot show thumbnail"

Well hope someone can figured out this and can help me

Cheers to all
Sergio

Answer:Vista 64 NOT showing .avi thumbnails on explorer

any help ?

cheers
Sergio

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Hi, I was trying to save an image from the internet and my fingers slipped on a key. Since then every time the save-as box opens, where the files should show, it is just grey. I will attach a picture to show the issue. Could someone please assist me in getting back the thumbnails which should show where the grey bit is.

Thanks

Answer:Save-as Dialog Box not showing any thumbnails

Usually you can simply hide or show the folders from the link at bottom left in Save As dialog:

In your case though I am not sure if this is the case because although your folders are hidden, the dialog in your screenshot is showing the Hide folders link when it should show Show folders.

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I have recently noticed for some reason my photo's are not showing in the thumbnail view. I have them opening on a slide show with the image preview as normal if I wish to use this and this still works.It shows the icon on each thumbnail of the image preview but not the picture of the jpg photo in the thumbnail. I have looked at the properties of the thumbnail and it says open with image preview. What should it say so that I can see the thumbnail as a picture of the photo. This use to be okay but I do not know why it has stopped showing. I have windows ME god forbid but it used to be ok. The only software I have introduced is Norton Firewall which i have tried on and off.Someone suggested to download the latest media player 9 but this is not any help as it is still the same so can anyone help please.

Answer:thumbnails not showing picture only icon

Same problem - same solution - click here

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I have checked in the only two places I was aware of that would cause this:

Folder Options - View ....however, there is no option there to check show Thumbnails. I believe this option should be there at the top, but it isnt.

I also went to Properties of My Computer, Advanced, Performance. It is checked there to show Thumbnails.

But for whatever reason, I only see icons when I should see thumbnails. And yes, I have changed the view to Medium, large, extra large.

Answer:Explorer showing Icons instead of thumbnails....

Hello Dave,

You might double check through each option in the tutorial below to see if it may help. It's for Windows 7, but it's the same in Windows 8 except "Windows Explorer" is "File Explorer" in OPITION FOUR instead.

Thumbnail Previews - Enable or Disable - Windows 7 Forums

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I've just purchased a computer and have just put all of my files onto said computer using Windows 7. After doing so I have noticed that some of the images don't appear to have a thumbnail and are just a black image and when I go to click on the majority
of pictures I am met with the same black image. I can now no longer see my pictures which is really frustrating seeing as I have over 16,000 of them and really need a solution to this if anyone is available to help? Many Thanks

Answer:Images and thumbnails showing up as a being black

Hi,
According to your description, it is seems like these pictures thumbnail weren't copied from original computer.
You can enable new system thumbnail for test:
Open Folder Options, then check Display file icon on thumbnails.
More information, see:http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/change-folder-optionsPlease remember to mark the replies as answers if they help, and unmark the answers if they provide no help. If you have feedback for TechNet Support, contact [email protected]

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Windows XP

I read somewhere that all you have to do to see thumbnails on the desktop is to right click on a clear area of the desktop -> View -> Thumbnails

But I don't have View when I right click on my desktop not even in grayed out, so how do I enable thumbnails on my desktop?

I do have thumbnails everywhere else and when I go to the desktop with Explore I get thumbnails there but not on my actual desktop. I set my folder options to custom view for all folders.

Thanks for helping out,
Muezan
 

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Hey guys

This time i need help from you, I've seen a lot of ppl having this issue, yestarday i made a clean install of Vista + SP1 and i was installing NERO and have a failure...after that if i go to a folder where .avis are i can't see previews as before....At first also happened with all movie formats, but i installed KLITE codeck pack and VISTA CODECK package now only avis not showing...

Any help I appreciate to avoid re installing again

Cheers
Sergio

Answer:Vista Ultimate 32 not showing .avi thumbnails...

There is a registry issue where sometimes the explorer cannot locate the thumbnails
and there for when browsing through the folder some files dont have a thumbnail but
a generic symbol for the type of folder it is, You can fix it by following the next procedure

1) Save the Registry Fix file as Registry.cmd
2) Then run the batch file with elevated administrator privileges.

And you should see an improvement,

Regards




Craig

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Using Word 2003 or Publisher 2003 I can only see three clipart pics the rest have a wav. symbol and the word dglxasset...If I click insert a picture will insert (they aren't wave files) but you have to choose each one and insert it just to find out what it looks like- any ideas?thanks

Answer:Clip art Thumbnails not showing in Word/Publisher

I'm bumping this as I really need some help guys?

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This isn't about the big thumbnail picture but the little icon in the thumbnail which shows the shortcut picture or the norton 360 back up icon on the thumbnail of music files.

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I inadvertantly semi installed a photo editor prog off the Office Premium disk (i have now uninstalled it) this meant all my JPEG files then wanted the Office CD to open the file.

I have since put the file association back to normal (IE) but now the Thumbnails view is not working for JPEGS in the My Picture folder.
Bitmaps work but in the JPEG boxes I just get the JPEG file icon and not the actual thumbnail,

any ideas?
 

Answer:W2K stopped showing JPG thumbnails in MY Pictures folder.

go to view menu and select thumbnails.
 

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Hi,

We've baenhaving the oddest problem and I've been all over the net looking for solutions.

My hubby is running Win 7 Ultimate 32 bit on an Emachines PC.

Intermittently picture thumbnails and program icons will suddenly stop showing up and will turn to only blank white icons. (Sometimes it affects a few files or the whole folder) You can see the thumbnails one minute, go out and back into the directory, and they are gone. Refreshing the folder view does not bring the thumbs back.

Going into other folders is fine and thumbnails show, but once it fails on a particular folder, it will continue to NOT show thumbs or icons for that folder until a restart is done. We have also tried to clean the thumbnails cache to no avail. This problem happens on all drives, flash drives, network drives, local drives, etc...)

There is one other bug that may be related. Sometimes his My Computer will not load. He can get to My Documents etc... but My Computer hangs forever until he restarts. It is an intermittent problem as well so hard to debug.

ANy ideas at all? I really appreciate it!

Answer:thumbnails & icons sometimes not showing and My Computer not loading

Hi,
few questions:
what Antivirus are you using
how long has it been since the date of install of the OS
do you use any registry cleaner or similar of this sort
start with SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker and restart upon finding violations and post back.

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The last few videos of my Watch History are not showing thumbnails at all. Instead, they are blank. I have tried the following. Rebooting the computer, shutting down the computer, clearing the history, clearing the cache, and refreshing YouTube. All of the things that I have done do not work. This never used to happen before until now.

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so yeah, this problem just started few hours ago.. out of the blue, noticed my CPU was running at 100%, so i figured it was some weird script running from my browser, so i closed it, re-opened it, but didn't work. even rebooted system, and it came back, still at 100%. then i started noticing my thumbnails in folders weren't showing up, or loading. even my hardware drives are not showing up. you see the progress bar at the top loading, top of folders.. but nothing ever happens. no thumbnails, no drives. then i noticed all my Ram is being slowly gobbled up.. i have 6GB installed, but right now it's showing i have only 275mb free! what!? i really don't understand what's going on here.. i've rebooted a few times with no luck, and even restored my system to an earlier date, but still no luck.

hope someone has heard of this before, and maybe have some ideas! this is freaking me out! i was just going to do a whole system restore, but i can't backup or move any files to my ext hardidrive cus my drives aren't showing up! it's actually sporadic, but when a drive does show, i still can't move a file from main drive to the ext drive.. nothing happens.

Update: i've noticed in Task Mngr, that this thing called dllhost.exe and Com Surrogate are using a lot of the CPU.. i can end it and the CPU usage temporarily drops, and memory usage is lowered too, but both soon returns to 100%. not sure if this process has anything to do with anything, i don't even know what Com Surrogate does, but ... Read more

Answer:CPU @ 100%, Memory Used Up & Drives/Thumbnails not Showing Win7

Have you scanned with your Anti-virus program?

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Hallo guys

I have a Toshiba Qosmio Q55-q802 and from the first day that I have it, I have problems with the thumbnails in windows explorer. The only thing that shows is the icon of the player (in my case kmplayer) and not a capture moment from the film or episode (the small picture) p.s I wish that you guys can understand what I am trying to explain here because my English it's not so good.

So, I tried many things as changing the player, download vista codecs, and some other things that I read in others forums but until now I didn?t manage to fix it.

If someone knows something please kindly reply!!

Answer:Qosmio Q55 - Vista 64 NOT showing .avi thumbnails on explorer

Hi

I?m using the Windows Media Player and the icon shows the part of the captured video?
Maybe you should change the player (kmplayer) to WMP?

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I previously had a computer with Vista on it. I purchased a new computer with Windows 7 and installed MS Office 2010. I transferred all my files from my old computer to my new computer and now when I go to insert pictures into my website, the pictures are not showing up as thumbnails so I can view all at the same time. They just show that little icon.

I have went through a lot of the threads in response to this problem and have tried them all without any success. Could it be old settings that transferred over and are not compatible. Thank you to anyone that can help me.

Answer:Thumbnails not showing up. None of previous threads have helped!

Did you look here: Thumbnail Previews - Enable or Disable

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Hello. The thumbnails in my music folder don't display correctly for some of my subfolders.

I've Googled this before and I haven't found any useful solutions. It seems most people just clear their thumbnail cache, but that only seems to work on the C: drive. My music folder is on a separate partition.

Anyway, this is the problem .... I have my music folder, and all subfolders, "optimized" for music. In an artist folder, the album folders will usually show the proper album artwork.



However, when I go up a level, the artist folder doesn't show the album thumbnails in it. In this picture, you can see Barenaked Ladies doesn't display properly--- but their neighbor, Band of Horses, displays just fine. It's this inconsistency that really confuses me.



Anyone have any ideas?

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For some reason the image icons aren't loading and I can't see the thumbnails

Here's a screenshot...

Thanks
 

Answer:Solved: Image Icons/Thumbnails Not Showing

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Hey all!!

On my desktop the album covers show up in my music directories when in thumbnail view, but on my laptop they do not.

Any ideas why?

Regards,
Odysseus
 

Answer:Why are the album covers no longer showing on my thumbnails?

Well, after adding all my MP3s to WMP some show up and some don't. These are 90% albums that I ripped myself from my own CDs.

Confusing.
 

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Its becoming common to have the little video cameras which captures videos on Mpeg4. I for one have many video Mpeg4 clips which i burn to DVD using Nero vision. Nero vision is a simple editing software which creates Home made DVD from selected video files. BUT, I have one problem. How to grab the file dates of the mpeg4 to appear on each video clip so that when we watch the home burned DVD video, we can see what date the video clip was filmed. Any Advise from this forum would be very very much appreciated.[/
 

Answer:Help- How do I burn mpeg4 home video on dvd & showing the Mpg4 file date on each clip

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Hi,

I am unable to preview image thumbnails when browsing folders on my 64bit vista machine.

This has been an issue from when I purchased the computer about 8months ago, then last month all of a sudden the thumbnails started showing (default opening programme was fireworks t the time), but I changed the default opening programme to Photoshop and now again the problem has re-occured.

In my folder options the 'Alway show icons, never thumbnails' is not ticked, and never has been.

The current default application for .jpegs is Windows Photo Viewer, having previously used Adobe Fireworks and Abode Photoshop at times, no mater what the default programme is I only ever see the default programme icon.

When I change between the views in my folders (Medium Icons, Large Icons, Extra-Large Icon) the actual .jpeg image flashes up as the folder loads and then flashes back to the programme icon.

Any ideas? I really need to get this solved as part of my job involves photography and I need to be able to view thumbnails fast in large folders of photos and open in a range of editing suites.

* I have compared all folder options to the 64bit Windows 7 Machine at work which is fine, all options look to be the same.
Thanks

Answer:Issue showing image Thumbnails when browsing folders

Hi hollyw,

Welcome to Vista Forums!

Here's a tutorial on how to do this in a variety of ways. Try them in the order presented as that's from the simplest to the most complex (even though I imagine you tried the first few already). Note the comment (and link to the procedure) near the top to set the default program to Windows Photo Gallery if none of the other options work (which you may or may not want to consider - or perhaps at least try to see if it works - let us know either way - and change it back if you don't want that as the default): Thumbnails in Windows Explorer.

If that doesn't work, try rebuilding the Icon Cache: Icon Cache - Rebuild to see if that helps.

If that doesn't work, you may want to clear the thumbnail cache (it won't delete anything but the cache and will rebuild itself when you open folders though it may take more time the first time you do so as it needs to do this first). Here's how: Thumbnail Cache.

I hope this helps. If not, post back with results of what you tried and we'll try some different options.

Good luck!

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I think this happened after I've set visual effects to "adjust for best performance" and set it back to custom and enabled all settings later on. Here are screenshots of settings i currently have set:
Desktop peek is working fine, but when I hover over window thumbnail, it doesn't show me the window.

Also if I have more than one windows from the same program opened, it doesn't show individual thumbnails:
Any idea what could be causing this?

Answer:Aero peek not working and multiple thumbnails not showing up

Fixed it by going to regedit and setting DisablePreviewWindow to 0 under Advanced and setting NumThumbnails under Taskband to higher value, both of the folders were in HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer

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Hi everyone. I am having this problem with the My Music folder. I am using Windows XP Professional. Basically, whenever I select to view the folders as thumbnails, the title of the folder does not show up. This happened the other day. I think I hit some kind of key combination wrong or something and it caused it to do that. How do I fix it?
 

Answer:Solved: Problem With My Music Folder Showing Folders As Thumbnails

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Question: Video Thumbnails

Hello,

I'm running Win 7 x64 Home Premium. For some reason, I've lost my video thumbnails. I've tried numerous fixes including checking and unchecking show thumbnails (instead of icons), refresh, deleting the thumbnail files stored in AppData, etc. I can't seem to get them back! .jpg thumbnails appear to be unaffected. Any idea what I can do to fix this (short of a complete reinstall!)?

Thanks so much in advance!

All the best,
Rae
 

Answer:Video Thumbnails

What icons show with the video files?

One person reported this problem, solution was they did not have enough free space on the hard drive, they deleted some large files to free up some space and thumbnailing started to work again.
 

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Question: video thumbnails

i'm just curious why some videos in my collection of music videos show a thumbnail preview, and some do not. i think it's something to do with the codec? and is there any way i could get them all to show a thumbnail?

also, i'm running vista and certain videos the sound will play properly but the video is super fast. again i thin it's the codec, but what can i do about this?

thanks :]

Answer:video thumbnails

I installed K-Lite Codec Pack, everything works fine.

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Question: Video thumbnails

Hi.I have a number of videos on an external drive, all of them legal I must add. My query is this up until yesterday all of the video files showed a picture of part of the video (hope this makes sense. Now all of the video files only show the file ie AVI WMV etc. Can anyone explain what may have happened and how I might get back the picture thumbnails.Thank you in advance.leadwellie.

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Question: Video Thumbnails

Hey there,

I recently realized that in my folder packed with video's most of them were dodgy thumbnails e.g: (Black thumbnails)

So i have a Question does anyone here know how to change the thumbnail for the video file (.avi)?

I tried using programs like :Video Charge. But i've failed at using it.

Please Help!
 

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Question: Video Thumbnails

Okay here goes: Recently when I try and view any directory with video as thumbnails, explorer crashes. I VLC was used for playing these AVI - xvid files. So I installed WMP11, XVID codec, and the Divx codecs same problem, and then to top it all of Dr. Watson crashes...

Here is the info it is giving me.

AppName: explorer.exe AppVer: 6.0.2900.3156 ModName: xvid.ax
ModVer: 0.0.0.0 Offset: 0003dd11
Any Ideas Brilliant People?

Answer:Video Thumbnails

Google info: http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=x...G=Google+SearchLouis

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Question: Video Thumbnails

Have added a few videos to my SD card.A couple of them don't have a thumbnail.Is there any way of making it do so?
I used a file converter that lets you convert to mp4 for WP.
Edit: Yes I know!! Video

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Or can anybody recommend a video converter I can use?
Or is it the original video format that is the problem?
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This only happened last week. In my video folder where my documents is the thumbnails for any of my videos won't show up, either it be an .avi .mpg or .wmv. I uninstalled my ffshow drivers and downloaded the new version of it and still have the same problem. They play fine with windows media player. Any help would be great.My specs:Windows XP Pro640mb RDRAMGeforce FX 5200 256mb Graphics Card

Answer:Thumbnails for video clips don't appear

Have you tried reassociating the files with the program to handle them such as right-click on a file and then select open with, then choose a program, then check the box for always use the selected program to open this type of file? Sometimes this fixes it by displaying the thumbs. You can also change the view to another view such as detailed view and back to thumbs to reinitialize this feature under VIEWS function of the opened folder containing the files.

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