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‘preview pane’ button missing in Windows Explorer for ‘save image as'

Question: ‘preview pane’ button missing in Windows Explorer for ‘save image as'

Hello. I'm using Windows 7 Home Pro. 64-bit, and Firefox browser. When I want to save an image from the Internet, and right click on an image, it opens up what looks just like Windows Explorer. The problem is, the 'preview pane' button is missing, and I can therefore not get a large preview when using the details view, which I must use, because I have folders with many files to look through quickly. The images do show up properly in icons view. If I open up Windows Explorer by itself, it works properly, and I get the preview pane button.

I saw a similar thread, and it recommended making sure Windows Photo Viewer, is set as the default program. I set it to be the default, but it didn't help.

On my older Windows XP computer, I had xplorer2lite open up when right-clicking on an image. That was a more convenient program for me to use. Is it possible to do that in Windows 7?

Also, is to possible to get the panes in Windows Explorer to 'hold' their position.

Thank you.

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Answer: ‘preview pane’ button missing in Windows Explorer for ‘save image as'

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
I'd try another browser to confirm it's not browser or a website site issue.

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We have enable the preview pane for Windows Explorer within the Local Group Policy Editor, however no preview pane is showing in Windows Explorer. What other setting do we need to look for?

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I'll use the explorer preview pane regularly. I have multiple installs of windows 10 on different machines. On one in particular, I cannot get the preview image to resize/scale up when I drag the preview pane to be bigger. The default space it takes is fairly narrow, which is fine if you just want a rough idea. However, sometimes, I need to see the preview image in a bigger size. In most other installs, the default behavior is that dragging the preview pane border to the left makes the pane itself bigger, and the image being displayed inside scales up to fit the space (in almost all cases. Some exceptions). On this particular install, no matter what the size of the preview pane, the source image remains the same size. I can have the preview pane taking up 3/4 of the explorer window, and the preview image will still be the tiny size it was at default. I've seen this on other installs before, but in those cases, it was (oddly) only jpeg images that had this issue. Other formats resized. This has persisted across multiple builds of win 10, so not just a bug in the build (another machine with the same build doesn't have the issue). In fact, I just had the latest build update. Any ideas out there? It's particularly important to me because I have ridiculous amounts of images where there may be what appears to be an identical shot 20+ times at a glance, but with important differences I could tell them apart with if the preview was bigger.

Answer:Explorer Preview pane image will not resize

Here is a screen shot of what I mean. If I drag the preview pane as far right as possible to minimum size, that preview image will be basically exactly the same size

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When I open an instance of windows explorer, the navigation pane show little or nothing (no drives, folders, etc.). Also the preview pane does not show a preview for any selected files (See Capture1.JPG).
If I open a second (or higher) instance of windows explorer, the navigation pane functions properly (the preview still does not show) (See Capture2.JPG).
I have previews set to show (See Capture3.JPG).
Also occasionally, the file icons will be blank instead of showing the file type specific icon. When this happens, the address bar also seems to take a long time to load. The load bar will stop before reaching the end and won't finish (See Capture4.JPG).

Does anyone know what is going on or how to fix this?

FYI I am running 64 bit Windows 7 Pro.

Answer:Windows Explorer: Navigation Pane and Preview Pane Bug

Try Explorer++ and see if you get the same problem.

Need to enable "Folders" view.
If it works then you can rule out problems with system files and it's probably a buggy shell extension.

https://explorerplusplus.com/

It's portable and runs without installation.

Let us know if navigation pane works using Explorer++

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Has any of you ever come across this problem? My preview pane is not displaying anything... I just noticed that the preview pane is not working when a supported file is clicked. When a file is not selected it shows a "No preview available" line but when you select a file, it is blank as you can see from the screenshot.
(I apologize for this I didn't know how else to demonstrate the problem...)
The problem is not with certain file types, like in the screenshot it is MP3s but all the other media files, the preview pane is entirely missing. I think there is a problem with the media player rich preview handler. The image files, such as jpg png etc, are still displayed... For example, if the thumbnails are turned on, you can see the preview of the image in the pane, if the thumbnails are turned off, then you see the enlarged icon of the file type in the pane, which is normal behavior.
Anything else like txt, video, pdf, a file type that would show normally (with rich preview handler thing) shows a blank in the pane. I can double click the blank preview pane and fire up the program to view the media file... I messed with a little utility called Preview Handler Association Editor this weekend, but didn't change much around, first I thought, that messed it up. I had assigned picture file types to media player rich preview handler so I didn't have to turn on the thumbnails to see a preview of pics. I reverted back to normal but that didn't fix the prob... Read more

Answer:Preview Pane gone missing in Windows 7

Just a few random ideas I have which may or may not work.
1. Run System File Checker.
2. Ensure Explorer > Tools > Folder Options > Views > Show Preview Handlers in Preview Pane is checked.
3. Pls see if this app helps you in anyway.
Hope something helps...

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I have an issue with Windows Explorer and the Preview Pane.  When I enable the preveiw pane and try to preview a Word Document it crashes Word even when Word is not open, this is only happening to Word documents all other types of documents can display
the preview.  This is happening on Windows 7 x64 systems, we have numerous systems displaying the same issue and all our systems are connected to a domain.  Anyone have a solution? 


I have tried the SFC /Scannow, booting to SafeMode, disabling Startup items and Services and it still happens everytime I try to preview a Word document.

Thanks
Joe

Answer:Windows Explorer preview pane feature is crashing Word when trying to preview Word documents.

Hi,
Does this issue happen when you open all the document or just Word? You can try the following suggestion:

Close any open word documents On the keyboard, press the Windows (Flag) button and 'R'
Enter in winword /a Press 'OK'
However if the issue only happen when you open the Word, the better platform you can post should be

Windows word support forum.Your Name
TechNet Community Support

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can anyone help me in windows 7, I was able to to go into file explorer and would be able to see the document in the preview pane using PDF viewer Plus. Now I am unable to see anything. I cant seem to see any way to configure the file explorer to see any pdf files. Word files ok just seems to be the pdf files.
Any help would be great thanks

Answer:file explorer windows 10 pdf preview pane

Find any PDF file.
Right click on it.
Select 'Open with...'
Select 'Choose another app'
Select 'More apps'
Choose the app you like (PDF viewer Plus)
Check 'Always use this app to open .pdf files'
Click OK.

Hopefully Explorer can now find and open these files.

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I have two computers. One computer has Windows Vista Home Premium 32bit and the other has Windows Vista Home Premium 64bit. I have the latest Adobe reader on both computers. The preview pane is set the same way on both and so are the settings for the Adobe reader. On the 32 bit OS I can preview anything in the preview pane. It reads .jpg, .pdf. Word documents.. all of it. On the 64 bit the preview pane always shows me pics, sometimes previews word docs but will only ever show me the adobe icon in the preview pane. It never allows me to see what is in the document. I have checked, double checked, and triple checked all the settings and everything is the same except I still can't preview pdf documents in the 64bit operating system. Can anybody help?

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Windows will display some formats in Windows Explorer's preview pane, such as .txt, .bmp, etc. However, there are several that it will not display, such as Open Office Writer documents. Is there a way to tell Windows what file types you want the preview pane to display?

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Hi since installing a program "page plus x9" windows explorer will no longer preview .spp files
(photo plus picture file, which it did before, & dose on computers I have that don't have this program,Ive called the program co "Serif" they say the program has nothing to do w/ the problem ?? the present default program to open SPP files is photo plus. Ive tried recovering the comp. back to befor the x9 program was installed,w/no improvement
 

Answer:windows explorer 7 file preview pane won't show spp files

Do you also have Photo Plus installed?
If so you may need to reassociate the spp file type back to Photo Plus
 

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Hi to all, I'm sure a lot of people are annoyed with the same bug...it apprently happens on all Windows 7 editions. When you open explorer, and activate the preview pane using the button on the uper right, you can define the size like any pane by clicking and draging the vertical border line. But when you close explorer and open it again, the size is not kept, and the preview pane is very big, you have to click and drag everytime to resize it. It doesn't happen if you double-click on computer, it only happens when you click on explorer icon which opens the libraries location, the default location (i'm not completly sure but i've only seen that in this way). It seems that Explorer doesn't read correctly the REG_BINARY of "ReadingPaneSizer " (or maybe the values "PageSpaceControlSizer " or "PreviewPaneSizer ") in the key "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Modules\GlobalSettings\Sizer " when it opens, but it writes it apparently correctly when you manual resize the pane, and the value isn't change before manual action, even when explorer opens and display preview pane in a different size. And the last thing, when you open explorer, activate preview pane, resize preview pane, deactivate it, close explorer, open explorer again, activate preview pane, the size is the good one, preserved from previous explorer window... So question is, does someone know a way to fix this *really* annonying bug? I can't activate the pr... Read more

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I went from XP to W8 Pro. With XP, a pictures folder allowed the icons to represent a small version of the picture; the filmstrip option was a nice bonus.

With W8, the icon, no matter what size, has a generic look to it--same for all the pictures. I enable Preview Pane, and the same thing happens. No preview of the picture on the preview pane, just a much larger generic icon.

I see screen views on the web of it actually working, but I can't get it to. I am tired of looking.

Please help.

Answer:Explorer Preview Pane not showing preview

Hello romeroom, and welcome to Eight Forums.

It sounds like you may have thumbnail previews turned off. You could use the tutorial below to enable thumbnail previews to fix this.

Thumbnail Previews - Enable or Disable - Windows 7 Support Forums
Hope this helps,
Shawn

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After uninstalling MS Works and Office 2007 trial versions from a new computer, I installed the Office 2010 beta.
Now the Win 7 Explorer and Office preview panes do not work for doc or docx files or any other Office extentions, xls...etc. The preview pane in Explorer says "No preview available." In Office the Preview pane says "The file can't be previewed because of an error in the Microsoft Word (or Excel or..) previewer."
Zips, jpg, and txt files are fine in Explorer.
Is there a registry fix I can try to fix this?
Thank you.

Answer:Windows 7 Explorer preview pane unable to display office extension files

Did you install 2010 logged in on an administrator account? If not log in as an admin and rerun setup.
If you did run as an administrator use the Control Panel >> All Control Panel Items >> Default Programs option to set the file associations.
Good luck.

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Can you add a button to open and close the Windows Explorer navigation pane in Windows 7?

The toolbar button to toggle the Navigation Pane (and up directory) in Windows XP seems missing in Windows 7. I've been unable to find an option to bring it back nor have I found a plug-in which enables it.

Anyone have a way to let me quickly open and close the Nav Pane?

thanks,
-deac

Answer:Can you add a button to toggle navigation pane in Windows Explorer?

The only way I know of is to use third party software. Perhaps someone else will come up with a way to do it manually.

You can add a button to toggle the navigation pane on/off using:

WinAero: Explorer Toolbar Editor

(need to have network http.sendRefererHeader enabled for the download to work) - if you've disabled it previously.

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I like the way that I can view Image attachments in the Preview Pane of OUTLOOK EXPRESS. Is there a way to set Outlook 03 to do the same.. I find it easier to get a quick look at the images if I can just scroll to see them.

Thanks in advance.
 

Answer:Can I view Image Attachments in Outlook 2003 Preview Pane

Turn off preview pane, that is an easy way to get infected!!!
 

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Windows XP. Outlook 2002. Preview Pane is missing from the View tab in the new folders that I created.

I had a personal folder(.pst) created a while ago and I used to be able to view the messages for that folder in the Preview Pane window. The folder got too big and I had to chop it to smaller folders. In doing so, The top folders that I created do not have Preview Pane show up in View tab. But, when I moved the existing sub-folders under the new folders or create sub-folders under the new folders, these sub-folders have Preview Pane.

The BAD solution was to create a TEMP sub-folder under each high level folder and forward all the message to it, but I would rather send all my message to the top folders.

Thanks in advance,
pongBeirut
 

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Hello,

I've searched quite a lot on this subject but have not been able to find a solution.

In Win 8 Windows Explorer, the preview pane seems to be able to display previews of all file types I really use except the type I use most-- eml email files. Is it possible to get the preview pane to show a preview of an eml file?

In searching the web I ran across reference to an old app named PreviewConfig that I believe was written for Vista, but apparently it does not work in Win 8, although I have not tried it-- kind of fear messing something up.

I have noticed that if I simply manually edit an eml file's extension from eml to mht-- it will be displayed in the preview pane.

I have hundreds if not thousands of eml files saved to disk. I really don't want to change all of them to mht because that eliminates email functionality of the file. Meaning, I would not be able to double-click the file, open it and respond to or forward it as an email message.

Thanks for any thoughts on this.

Answer:Display eml in Explorer Preview Pane

just a thought ,why not do a bit of a split screen with windows explorer and your .eml default email program . might take a little longer to preview each email ,,i use it like this with windows live mail to view my saved emails. like in the attachment , if need it just install windows live mail ,and set it to default for .eml files

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hello

I'm using windows xp home and when i open windows explorer there is no left pane for the folder tree. even when i click on the folder icon there is still only one pane no split screen.

Answer:folder pane in windows explorer missing

Hi DJ -First open Windows Explorer - Next -On the top line look to see if the item in - View > Explorer Bar > Folders is ticked -If the item is unticked you will not see the left pane -Hope this helps Thank You

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I have enabled the Preview Pane (Organize/Layout/Preview Pane) and the preview pane is displayed.
However, the only preview that is displayed is *.jpg.
Other files such as *.doc, *.docx, *.xls, *.txt and .eml are not displayed.
Any Ideas what is wrong?
Also I understand that there is someway to preview *.pdf
Any help would be much appreciated.

Answer:Explorer Preview Pane - Previews Not Displayed

For anyone else who experiences the same problem, the solution is to enable;Tools/Folder Options/Views/Show Preview Handlers in Preview Pane

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When opening Excel files off our DFS while having Windows Explorer Preview Pane enabled our users will get the "open in read-only" notification about 60% of the time.  This forces them to open the file in read-only mode...or close out, cross
their fingers, and try opening again.
I applied the reg keys listed in this support article
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/942146, rebooted the Win7 Pro x64 test client, and we still get the File Lock notices when the preview pane is enabled.  Anybody else figure out a solid solution for this
issue besides disabling the preview pane?
Thanks,
D

Answer:Explorer Preview Pane causes File Lock

Thanks for the link Alex.  The client is Win7 SP1 and I've tried adding the OpLock registry keys and rebooting but no change.  At the moment we're not pushing out Office patches so I may run a full update for grins. 

I noticed one of the suggestions in the technet post you provided is to disable the preview pane - which is allowing the file open process to run as expected for us.  Luckily there are very few people that have explorer setup with preview
pane so there's only been one report so far.

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Windows 7 Explorer can't save folder and preview panes' size when maximized.

Video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ge8pwpMDGA

Is there a way to fix it? ShellFolderFix is no good for that. I've been searching regedit with no success.

Answer:Windows 7 Explorer can't save folder and preview panes

Tried this:

Windows Explorer - Vista - Pane size

Does not work.

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Hi all

Just thought I'd throw this in - not sure if it relates to recent "Feature update to Windows 10, version 1607" (Anniversary Upgrade) or the more recent "Update for Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems (KB3176936)". However, I haven't noted this particular problem until today.

At one point this evening I suddenly found I wasn't able to delete pdf files - I kept getting the familiar little box saying that I couldn't delete the file, it was open "in another program" or "being used by another program" - something like that.

After a bit of fiddling and fretting I suddenly thought of the Preview Pane in Windows Explorer. I changed it to Details Pane on the View Tab and things returned to normal.

Anyone else had this or am I on my own? Anyhoo, I pass it on.

Cheers

ausgumbie

Answer:Can't delete files if Preview Pane open in Win. Explorer

Hi, this occurs with Acrobat Reader. It's not a Windows problem per se. I use Sumatra and don't have that problem. This is discussed at some length on a recent thread- you're welcome to search or browse for that.

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I am having a problem with the preview pane. My preview pane it`s black. I want to change the color, I want the default color, white.
I don`t know how to solve this problem

Answer:Explorer preview pane is black - how to make it white again?

1. Open my computer, right click on c: drive, select properties, then click on disk cleanup to run it, it will take sometime to scan for dump files then scroll down the list of options available.
2. Make sure the "Thumbnails" option is selected, then click "ok" and after it click "Delete Files".
3. Give a reboot and check.

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Hi all

Just thought I'd throw this in - not sure if it relates to recent "Feature update to Windows 10, version 1607" (Anniversary Upgrade) or the more recent "Update for Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems (KB3176936)". However, I haven't noted this particular problem until today.

At one point this evening I suddenly found I wasn't able to delete pdf files - I kept getting the familiar little box saying that I couldn't delete the file, it was open "in another program" or "being used by another program" - something like that.

After a bit of fiddling and fretting I suddenly thought of the Preview Pane in Windows Explorer. I changed it to Details Pane on the View Tab and things returned to normal.

Anyone else had this or am I on my own? Anyhoo, I pass it on.

Cheers

ausgumbie

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hi

I am using windows 7 on my PC. I am not getting images preview in windows explorer. when I open a folder that contains image files ( jpg, gif,..etc.,) I am not able to view the images when I selected large icons and extra large icons in more options for some reasons(both in the preview pane and in the folder itself). Can any one please tell me how to view the images in windows explorer ?

Thanks in advance..

Answer:Image preview in windows explorer

This may help

Tips of Using Windows 7 ? Image Preview Pane and Folder Options - Rexiology::Work

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Hi all

Just a stupid little problem with W7 I noticed which is VERY confusing but simple to fix.

I changed via the dialog the TEXT SIZE via the screen resolution in the control panel to CUSTOM SIZE.

With one of the newer "Cinema" or Very Wide screen (1680 X 900) displays after I'd increased the text size to over 160 % I didn't get the possibility to SAVE any documents any more via the SAVE AS button. The SAVE dialog would appear but the SAVE button was missing.

The effect was noticed in Office 2007 (all programs) Notepad etc etc.

Seems to be a Windows fault as this should not be allowed to happen.

on more traditional "Squarer" type monitors -- no problem.

I couldn't find the answer by googling but a bit of "trial and Error" fixed the problem.


Cheers
jimbo

Answer:SAVE as .. SAVE button missing in Save Dialog (solved)

  
Quote: Originally Posted by jimbo45


Hi all

Just a stupid little problem with W7 I noticed which is VERY confusing but simple to fix.

I changed via the dialog the TEXT SIZE via the screen resolution in the control panel to CUSTOM SIZE.

With one of the newer "Cinema" or Very Wide screen (1680 X 900) displays after I'd increased the text size to over 160 % I didn't get the possibility to SAVE any documents any more via the SAVE AS button. The SAVE dialog would appear but the SAVE button was missing.

The effect was noticed in Office 2007 (all programs) Notepad etc etc.

Seems to be a Windows fault as this should not be allowed to happen.

on more traditional "Squarer" type monitors -- no problem.

I couldn't find the answer by googling but a bit of "trial and Error" fixed the problem.


Cheers
jimbo


What exactly did you do to fix the problem? You can't have "solved" in the thread title if you don't post the solution...

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I would like to see more audio details in win10 file explorer preview pane, especially the channels and bitrate for movies in the *.mkv format. (I would like to see if they include DTS 5.1, languages, subtittles etc.)

Before the latest creators update, this information was shown in the preview pane (along other video-details). Now I can't get it back. Icaros doesn't seem to help in this case.

What can I do?

Answer:File explorer: How to show audio details in preview pane?

Try MediaTab (free)

etc

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Hi all,
I have searched solutions from internet regarding the subject problem and have tried below steps but image files still cannot preview the images, can everybody advise other solutions, many thanks.

unchecked "Always show icons, never thumbnails" under folder optionchecked "show thumbnails instead of icons under performance optionsupdated latest display card driver, uninstall any 3 parties imaging processing softwareclean thumbnail caches under disk clean up tool and I saw all cashes files are removed under
C:\Users\user\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorerinstalled MS camera codec
PC running Win7 Pro SP1 32-bit, 4G ram, HD 500G 40% free space.

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Whenever I use the preview pane in Windows Explorer to view the contents of, say, a .reg file, .txt doc, or .ini file, it crashes with "Preview Handler Surrogate Host has stopped working". I click the "Close the program" option, which is followed by an Application Error: "Exception EAccessViolation in module ShellEh428.dll" etc. I close that as well. Then the preview pane works without having to close and reopen the Explorer window. In fact, if I do close and reopen it, it happens all over again.

It's not that big an inconvenience since the Explorer window itself doesn't actually crash, but it'd sure be nice to find out why this is happening and if it can be prevented.

Answer:Explorer Preview Pane crashes then works after closing error message.

Sounds like your dll file may be corrubted, you can try downloading that dll and replacing the one on your pc and see if that resolves your problem.

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Does anyone know how to change the size of the preview pane by keyboard shortcuts instead of using the mouse?

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I use a program called SnagIt to capture screenshots, the program has a native file format called SNAG, this is similar to what a PSD is to Photoshop. Is there any way to setup Windows explorer to recognize this file format is being an image file (similar to a JPEG or GIF)?

In Windows explorer you can see a thumbnail preview of these types of images, I'd like to have explorer do the same for the SNAG file format. Is this possible?

So it'll preview SNAG files like this:

Answer:Adding unrecognized image files format to windows explorer preview

What version of SnagIt are you using?? There is usually an 'Output Options' tab that will allow you to change the default file type, to jpeg for example.

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My question is whether or not reinstalling Windows ME will solve my pictures problem, and will such a download of Windows ME include the Kodak program, Paint, and Image Preview associated with Windows ME???
BACKGROUND -- I recently did a few things that brought about a problem. I used Ultra WinCleaner 2002 which deleted many Registry entries, etc., and messed up McAfee Security which had to be reinstalled. I downloaded a PSP program but didn't complete the installation (the program was an upgrade to PSP 7.0, but I didn't have a PSP Program). After these two operations, I found that when I tried with pictures to SAVE AS .bmp the saved file was in an unknown format... thumnails and ImagePreview did not work. File Properties said the files were JPG , but the format was unknown to ImagePreview. Thinking the Kodak program that comes with Windows ME was messed up, I downloaded an Image Viewer called IrfanView and set extensions for all images to use IrfanView. IrfanView worked well , but the SAVE AS problem still existed. I cleared all the extentions from IrfanView and deleted IrfanView. Now the problem is worse and none of my pictures will open in ImagePreview at all, and I virtually can not save any pictures. Is reinstalling Windows ME a good solution and will it not delete documents, pictures, and applications?
 

Answer:Solved: Images won't Save right -- No thumbnails, No Image Preview

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I had to manually find all related files to OE6 to delete it so it would reinstall. Then the updates. Now nothing shows up on the preview pane or when I open the email. I can use Outlook instead but what is wrong? The only view of the message is in properties: details: message source.
 

Answer:Solved: OE has empty preview pane, open pane

1. With Outlook Express closed, go to Start>Run
2. Type in: regsvr32 inetcomm.dll (with the space after "regsvr32")
3. Click OK (or press the Enter key)
4. Open OE and see if things are fixed
 

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I have looked everywhere. I just upgraded from Windows 7. I use Explorer ++ but it has limitations.
I have no use for a Preview Pane.

Thx.

Answer:Can you get rid of the Preview Pane in Windows 10?

I don't know what explorer ++ is, but here is how to turn off the preview pane: Preview Pane - Show or Hide in Windows 8 File Explorer

Disable 'permanently': Preview Pane - Enable or Disable in Windows 8

(Works w/ Win10)

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I have looked everywhere. I just upgraded from Windows 7. I use Explorer ++ but it has limitations.
I have no use for a Preview Pane.

Thx.

Answer:Can you get rid of the Preview Pane in Windows 10?

I don't know what explorer ++ is, but here is how to turn off the preview pane: Preview Pane - Show or Hide in Windows 8 File Explorer

Disable 'permanently': Preview Pane - Enable or Disable in Windows 8

(Works w/ Win10)

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On one of my foldes where I have photos and videos, I have the preview pane enabled, but it only shows the icon for the type of file. It used to show a preview of what the file was. It does not open the file and show it in preview. I used to be able to see videos play in the preview and also the actual photo. Now I just get icons.

Would you know how I can return the behavior of the preview pane to actually show a preview?

Thanks!
 

Answer:Solved: Folders Preview Pane - Only Shows Icons, No Preview

Anyone have any ideas on this?? Thanks.
 

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I have turned the Preview Pane on in Microsoft Explorer  and it works fine but in Backup it says 'no view available'.  I would like to look at a file before restoring it to make sure I have the right one.  I can't find any help topics on
Backup in the Help File in Win7.

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When I right click on start and select Explore in my Windows ME computer, I get two panes: the left one is COMPLETELY EMPTY OF FOLDERS, while the right pane has "programs, explorerer, etc."
I would like to have the left pane display folders again, but I don't know how. Anyone have any ideas?????

 

Answer:explorer pane folders missing

Hi, Usually repairing Internet Explorer fixes this issue.

Read the following, all the way down to the bottom!

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=194177

If you have XP, there is another method: Since XP comes with IE 6, the entry for IE does not show in Add/Remove Programs, and you cannot run the repair utility from there...so> try this:

Read about it first!http://www.theeldergeek.com/repair_ie6.htm

Start button>Run

Type in the run line this:[cmd] and hit Enter key once.

Type this next to the cursor in the black box:

sfc /scannow (one space after the c) and hit Enter key once again.

Let the System File Checker run, it will take awhile, then it will NOT give any messages...either it works, or it doesnt.

For other than XP, win2000, etc:

The IE Repair utility is available if you have upgraded Internet Explorer from the original installed version> take a look in Add/Remove Programs, and if you see this:

Microsoft Internet Explorer (someversion) and Internet Tools, just hit Add/Remove> we arent uninstalling anything, you will see 3 options then> hit "Repair this version of IE" and let the utility run to completion. You will see a message that tells you either it fixed something, or that you need to reinstall IE.

There are certain steps to reinstalling depending on what your version of Windows is> and if you have XP with SP2 or not.

Let us know what happens.
 

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When I try to preview certain Outlook files in Explorer Preview Pane I get the message 'No Preview Available.'
I have multiple mailboxes open and the preview pane works fine for messages sent to the primary mailbox, but not for the additional mailboxes. I have made sure all the mailboxes are in cached mode, I have made sure they are all indexed. I have tested on a clean image, setup all the needed mailboxes, and found that Preview Pane works fine for any message from any mailbox. I have tried running the Office Repair Tool on the affected machine with no luck. Does anyone have any ideas short of re-imaging the affected computer?

Answer:'No Preview Available' in preview pane when previewing Outlook files

Bump. Still need an answer if anyone has one.

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Hi,

I am working on three monitors of different sizes. Multiple displays mode is set to: "Extend desktop to this display". In other words I can e.g. work with multiple apps or File Explorers opened and arranged for convenience.

All three monitors are set to recommended resolutions, size of text, apps and other items.

It is crucial for me to have the Preview Pane activated as I need to go quickly through multiple files without the necessity of opening them with an dedicated app.

I also need the Preview Pane handlers activated, to easily rotate the files if needed.

All would be great if the preview pane could be maximized to use the entire space of the space available on the monitor. It is not. As I click on the Left Hand edge of the Preview Pane to change its size (maximize it), the Preview Pane changes the size and follows the Left Edge but at the same time the Right Edge of the Preview Pane follows the Left Edge that is being adjusted thus not using the entire space available.

What I am after is to have the preview Pane Right Hand Edge to be as close as possible to the Right Hand edge of the monitor and the Left Hand edge of the Preview Pane as close as possible to the File List.

The other problem is that the Preview Pane lower edge is not reaching the bottom of the monitor. Which again makes the Picture or File content not as big as possible.

I would really appreciate your advice as I`ve been fighting it for some time already.

Thank you.

Answer:Preview Pane Size Not Optimal, preview handlers

Hello Mike, and welcome to Ten Forums.

If I maximize File Explorer and drag only the left border of the preview pane all the way to the right, this is what I see.

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Help, I can't find anywhere from the start menu the "Windows Explorer" icon or button.
 

Answer:WINDOWS EXPLORER Button or Icon Missing

Hi,

Locate the file explorer.exe in your Windows directory.
Right-click on it and click on 'Send To' => 'Desktop (Create shortcut)'
Go back to the desktop and grab the shortcut with your right mouse button, keeping the button held down.
Drag the shortcut down to the Start button which will open up automatically after a few seconds.
Keeping your right mouse button held down, drag the shortcut up into the Start menu to where you want it, and release the mouse button. Select 'Move here'.

Right-click on the relocated shortcut and rename it "Windows Explorer".
 

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Hello,

I was having MacOsx theme and then later I revoked that and then this windows explorer navigation button is missing.

Screen Capture:


Code:
http://i.imgur.com/0y6Kf.png
Also on attachement.

Whats the solution?

Thanks.

Answer:Windows Explorer Bar Navigation Button Missing

Welcome to the Seven Forums
Try this SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
Jerry

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I copied a folder into the wrong folder. I tried to find the undo icon but couldn't. I had to use the keyboard.

Answer:am i missing the undo button in windows 10 explorer?

Hi:

I think it's hidden by default.
Click the little down arrow next to "File Explorer" in order to enable it and to "customize" the quick access toolbar.

Cheers,
MM

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I use Windows Live Mail and Windows 7. When I receive mail with an attachment, if I right click to delete the message, it opens! I recall in my previous OE there was a Preview Pane that you could turn off to stop this, but I can't find it anywhere. Can anyone assist please?

Answer:Preview Pane in Windows Live Mail

It should be that the reading pane in live mail on Windows7 can be enabled or disabled in the View menu under Layout.

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Could someone please remind me how to do this? TIA THC

Answer:Remove preview pane from Windows Mail

OK sorted it, searched previous postings. THC

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Hi all,
Preview Pane doesn't work windows 8 for excell word and pdf files. How can I fix this?
Thanks

Answer:Preview Pane doesn't work windows 8.

No need to post in here as you have already posted in the correct forum.

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Hi,
In our application, we read files in binary in order to upload them through HTTP to our server from client machine. When a PDF file being reviewed in Windows (7) Explorer preview pane then our application becomes unable to access the file as the file is locked by Preview pane. Following is the IOException we end up with

The process cannot access the file <file path + name> because it is being used by another process.

This situation take places only on PDF files, which, we believe, can be fixed either from Windows or Adobe side.

Thank You,
//Bandusiri

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Hello, I was wondering about the possibility to increase the images thumbnail size on the details pane in file explorer, and to make the panel maller than allowed by default. Is it possible?
Thank you for your help

Answer:adjust file preview size on file explorer details pane

There seems to be a minimum size which is pre-defined, you cannot make it smaller. The preview and details pane size is set by the DetailsContainerSizer binary value in the Registry key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Modules\GlobalSettings\Sizer
I do not know of way to make the thumbnail larger in the details pane. It is larger in the preview pane.

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Stupid little problem but I no longer have the option to preview image when I right click on the file. Say for instance I want to upload an image for e-mail or whatever, when i hi light the image and right click I used to have a preview tab, now its gone. I haven't added or changed any software. Any help would be appreciated.
 

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Shawn

I was wondering if you know if there is a way to improve Vista's Video Preview on the Details Pane.

The problem I see is that Vista shows the very 1st second of video, while Windows 7 shows the 4th. That's why many of the video previews on the details pane show a black screen on vista instead of actual video.





If anyone else has the answer, I will be really grateful.

Answer:Vista vs Windows 7 - Video Preview on Details Pane

I guess you could edit that through the registry, but believe me, lol, to be honest Idk...

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For some reason when I run windows live mail program in win 7 the preview pane is blank. I'll click a message and it doesnt show anything. Even when I double click it the message is blank. I know i dont have any viruses. It just started doing this. Any ideas? Thanks!
 

Answer:Windows Live Mail preview pane is blank

Try a system restore to a point in time when you know it worked before. Your data won't be affected but any new programs installed and updates since then will likely have to be reinstalled.
 

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Can any please tell me how to display folder icons in the preview pane when I click on a folder? Or is there any third-party application by which I can do this?

How it looks:



How I want it to look:

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I once knew how to shut down the Preview Pane in Windows Mail, but I've suffered a total black-out.
Can anyone help - please?
 

Answer:Solved: How do I Kill Preview Pane - Windows Mail

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So is there any way to reduce the message size so it fits in the preview pane? (like how you can hit ctrl+scroll wheel and change the IE8 font on a web page)

I upgraded from XP and am very impressed so far with 7 but the mail program hasn't changed much.

Thanks!

Answer:Windows Mail - Message too large in Preview Pane

Nevermind...I think I found it.

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In Windows 10 Microsoft Word: the arrow next to Review Pane does not offer an option to remove the pane. I am only getting options to add a vertical or horizontal pane. I have edited a document and am now ready to print it. No matter how often I accept changes, remove comments etc apparently leaving my document ready for print the Review Pane pops back into view when the document is re-opened.

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Hello,
As shown below there are 2 drives missing from the Navigation Pane (vertical bar on the left of the File Explorer).
How do I show them up there?
Thanks in advance.

Answer:Drives missing from File Explorer's Navigation Pane

Expand the This PC menu?

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Hello,

I've screwed something up in my Windows 7, 64 Bit Version, and hope someone here can help me.

Previously I could preview .ttf Font files in the Preview Pane of Windows Explorer just by clicking on them. I could also see what the font would look like on the actual Font Icon.

However I discovered I COULD NOT view an .otf Font file so I decided to look around and find out how to get the .otf files to also preview, this is when I got into trouble.

I changed both of the file associations (.ttf and .otf) to be viewed by the Windows Font Viewer and now I can't preview any fonts. I get a generic message that they are not valid font files but they are.

Also now all the Font Icons are a blue "A" with a little magnifying glass on it instead of the previous one that looked like the actual font.

I tried reversing what I did but even though Windows 7 is still showing Font Expert as a suggested program to use, it won't let me check the little box to ALWAYS use that program.

I don't know if the previous Font Icons in Windows Explorer were due to Font Expert or if that was just something Windows Explorer showed.

I'd love to have my PREVIEW PANE back in the font display as it showed what the font would look like larger.

If someone can help me I'd be most appreciative.

Thanks so much.

Jenn

Answer:Fonts will NO LONGER preview in Preview Pane

Sorry I can't actually help you with the problem that you currently have as I use a "Font Manager" called "Bitstream" (comes with CorelDraw).
I don't think this is freely available but maybe one of these free font managers might help until your problem could be resolved.

FontViewer

Free and easy fonts viewer

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I can preview files in the preview pane of file explorer, except images and videos.
How can I fix this ? I have tried the options with no success.
Best regards

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Having decided to use Vista's Mail/Contacts/Calendar, I was quite excited to see that when I hovered the mouse over the Extra Large Icon of a contact, all of his details appeared in the right hand side preview panel ...... for a moment!

Now that capability has disappeared altogether!

I have checked under Organize x Layout that the Preview Panel is checked but it remains blank all the time!

What have I (it) done to remove this handy feature?
........... but there's more ................. the contact's name comes up say michael smith.contact but I only want Michael Smith to show (not the word "contact").
When I try to rename it to a straight Michael Smith, Vista gets all upset and starts tellimg me that it probably won't work anymore if I persist!!

There's gotta be a way to rename these contacts!
 

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Hi. so i have vista bizness. works fine most of time.
this is my siutation. For example. I have a folder say on my desktop... I open it and hilight a file, say a pdf, in the preview pane on the right hand side, the cover or first page shows up... yeah. now i try that again with another folder same from an external hard drive (seagate) and.. nada nothing at all, and then sometimes it wil show up on the bottom in the details pane but thats so small cant read anything. Ive been into the properties, tried this that, rebooting... nada.. help please?
thanks
 

Answer:cant preview jpegs or pdf on right side preview pane?

Each window you open (regardless of which drive) has it's own layout settings.
When there's no preview-pane visible, in the toolbar click Organise >> Layout >> Preview Pane
 

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As many of you are aware windows 10 Preview will have to be removed (on some systems) and the original OS re-installed to get the Upgrade License Activation..

Since you already have the preview of 10 installed - most likely you also have the drivers and windows driver updates installed..

If you export the current drivers from the windows 10 OS before you remove it - you can save the updated drivers to a folder - to be imported later into your New Windows 10 upgrade OS..

I am sure some will find a way clean install windows 10 and it is nice to have all the updated windows 10 drivers on hand and in a folder..

Create a "Drivers" folder on your drive (example> D:\Drivers) then run this command from prompt(admin) to export the current drivers

Code:
Dism /online /Export-Driver /Destination:D:\Drivers

Once you install or re-install windows 10 - run this command to import the exported drivers into your new windows 10 OS

Code:
Dism /online /Add-Driver /Driver:D:\Drivers /Recurse

Answer:Save your windows 10 Preview Drivers and Save the Hassle Later

Kyhi said:

As many of you are aware windows 10 Preview will have to be removed (on some systems) and the original OS re-installed to get the Upgrade License Activation..



Gabe Aul has said in a tweet that M$ will not ask for the W7 key. So why would a reinstall of the old OS be necessary?

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i know there are "Frame width" & "Frame Height" that show video width & height in preview pane. but i want video resolution being shown in this pattern: framewidthXframeheightin XP it was just like this but in 7 ...nope!see screenshot to understand my purpose better:http://i.imgur.com/TF4JPRo.png

Answer:Show XP style Video Resolution in Windows 7 preview pane

What difference does it make if the information is shown as 620x256 or 640 and 256 one above the other,They are both giving you the same information. The preview is 630 pixels wide and 256 pixels highThe probably isnt a way to change it because that is the way the programmer programmed it. Stuart

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Until recently when in Explorer - View as Webpage - a small preview version of .JPG files would appear on the left of the files list. Alas no more!! I have tried to change file associations but no change. .BMP images are shown as are .eml files. Any ideas please. Thanks.

Answer:Lost Preview Image in Explorer

click here for some guidance. What OS are you using?

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Hello, everyone.

I'm with a problem on my Windows 10, which is the following: some icons when searched by Windows Explorer does not show their default image. To lighten, here some images that shows the problem.


Weird is that some programs do not show this problem:

Another thing is that the programs that do not show their default image when searched, show their image if fixed on start menu:

I've already tried to uninstall, reinstall the programs and rebuild the ImageCache.db but without sucess.

If anyone knows anything about this and can lighten my head, i would be grateful.

Thanks in advance
Alstreim.

Answer:Icons missing their image on Windows Explorer

This might be the imagres.dll. I'm not sure if I'm allowed to give you the file from my computer, but try a sfc /scannow in admin command prompt (windows button+x then press a).

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Hi to all, i have a laptop running Windows 7 Professional. The problem is strange and havent had it on any other Windows 7 machine.

If i click the folder icon on the bottom tool bar (windows explorer) then in the left hand pane expand the C drive then right click on any folder it instantly displays a dialog saying Explorer has experienced a problem and needs to close, windows is
looking for a fix for this problem (cant remember exact wording) then Explorer.exe restarts. This happens on the local C drive and Network drives. 
I though it could be a permissions problem so have taken ownership of all files & folders on the C drive which made no difference, i have removed the laptop from our server / domain and it is still the same / no change.
Can anyone shed any light on this problem or offer any ideas on fixing it? the laptop is only a few months old and is i5 / 4GB RAM Dell machine running Windows 7 Pro SP1 office 2003 Pro, checked for virus & adware & all clean.

Answer:Explorer.exe crashes when righ click on item in left pane on windows explorer nothing in system logs, explorer.exe restarts.

The faulting module (Fault Module Name: SHELL32.dll) shell32.dll is a Windows system file however the file that is actually causing the crash may be a third party file which from the symptoms
may be a third party context menu handler.
The following link has some info and a download to ShellExView which you can use to selectively disable third party context menu handlers to find out a problematic one:
http://windowsxp.mvps.org/slowrightclick.htm
You could try disabling all non-Microsoft context menu handlers and then, if the problem resolves, re-enable them one at a time to see which one was the problem.
BTW, the error should be logged in the Event Viewer Application log as a Application Error involving explorer.exe

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Hey, I'm new to the forums and I'm not sure how frequent you've been asked this question...

Is there a way to keep a default setting for your folders, like having things viewed in list, viewed in groups and the preview pane being set at a specific size? Every time I exit a folder it resets. Is there anyway around this?

Also my next question can refer to Windows 7 or a free program for Windows 7. My phone/iPod and other programs of that nature list my images by created date. I tried changing the date of photos with a few programs. One problem I've encountered is that it's not sequential. If I have a lot of images in 1 folder and I want them organized by date created, I want them to be changed by alphabetical order. With the first picture being the earliest and the last one being the latest. But most programs just change the folder's images to the same date. And since there's a lot of photos in one folder, it's still the same problem. They're all scrambled, but just by the same date. Any ideas on how to change the creation date of multiple images in alphabetical order without doing one by one?

Answer:Two Questions: Windows 7 Preview Pane & Changing Photo's Creation Date

set up the folder they way you want it to look folder icon size, window size etc then click organize /folders and search options . click the view tab and then click apply to folders. there are some extra check box options in the list in view tab.
im not sure about the preview pane resizing, i open the preview pane and its the same size i sized it to earlier, i then click the preview button to hide the pane until i need to look closer at a pic or icon etc re opening the pane has it the same size

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Best explained with a screenshot: http://imgur.com/UUwTZ.jpg

There's no preview in neither the preview pane, nor the icon list.

I've dug through the explorer settings but no luck.

Answer:Image preview in explorer not a happening thing..

Hello Pike, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Double check to make sure this is unchecked in Folder Options.
Also double check to make sure that Windows Photo Viewer is set as the default program with all of it's associations set to it as well.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I'm going nuts...the image preview / thumbnail function of Explorer works with some files BUT NOT ALL OF THEM ! For example, I have 3 files of photos within one parent file : preview works with 2 of the files but not the third one ??? Elsewhere the same problem - one neighbouring file works, the other doesn't...I'm pretty good at finding how things work under Win 2000 and XP but I'm at a loss here...I have checked the View and File Options and they seem to be identical..I have tried various Win 2000 Preview patches found on the internet but nothing seems to work.

I feel the solution should be easy, but I DAMNED IF I CAN FIND THE LITTLE !*x?ER ! Help me, someone, Please !!!
 

Answer:Headache with Explorer Image Preview Win 2000

First let's be a little more specific. When you say "files", do you mean "folders"?

That is the thumbnails work in some folders, but not in others?

If that's the case do this. First go to Folder Options > View and enable the showing of hidden files AND protected system files. (you can re-hide this later ).

Then go to the folders where you are having the problem and look for a file that says "thumbs.db". Either delete that or rename it. Then close and re-open the folder. Do they display then?
 

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Hello all! This is admittedly a minor issue but it's becoming more of an annoyance. With my picture containing folders, I like to know what's in each folder by having a preview image. The default seems to be to show a few images from the folder, which at that size is hard to see anything, so I was happy when I found I could specify to have a single image as the preview and specify which image is used for the preview by going to the customize page of the folder options. So after spending a good deal of time setting a preview image for each folder, I find that the next time I go to my picture files, explorer has reverted back to the default and has completely disregarded my choices. What's weirder is that it only did this with SOME of the folders.

I definitely pressed apply when making the changes to the folder options so I don't get why it's not sticking. Is there a way to lock in those changes more securely? It seems to remember the change short-term but if it's been a few days since I accessed the folder, that's when it often forgets my changes. I was thinking that maybe shutting down the computer after making the changes might help lock them in but I have no idea how explorer goes about saving folder options.

Thanks in advance for any help.

Answer:explorer folder preview image issue

Welcome to the Seven Forums
I do not know why they are not sticking but another way of doing it is to put the preview picture you want in the folder and name it folder.jpg
Jerry

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Hi,

We have one user with a really strange issue. When accessing Office 2010 application on Windows 7 the save button is missing from the save-as box.

I have tried various different things to get it to come back i.e. re-installing office, installing latest updates but still nothing. I have also tried to see if changing the size of the save as box brings it back but it doesn't.

Originally the save button wasn't visible at all and after re-creating the user profile on Windows 7 it is now partially visible (as you can see in the screenshot attached).

Anyone come across this issue before? if so, does anyone know how to solve it so that the save button is completely visible and working?

Thanks in advance.

Answer:Save Button Missing In Office 2010

Hi and Welcome to TSF!

Are all their video settings correct?

Have you tried to repair Office?

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Have a new Windows 8 Pro setup. For some reason I do not get a preview of images in a folder just a generic thumbnail. Any thoughts?

Answer:File explorer no preview of image files or videos.

Hello BCW, and welcome to Eight Forums.

It looks like you may have thumbnail previews turned off. Double check using the tutorial below to make sure that you have them enabled to see if that may help.

Thumbnail Previews - Enable or Disable - Windows 7 Forums
Hope this helps,
Shawn

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When I double click an image it opens windows photo gallery instead of simply letting me preview the image in the photo gallery, I have to actually right click on the image then click preview (which is half way down the list instead of being at the top where it should be, instead open is at the top) I have an idea i may have to edit the registry to change the properties of my right click menu, I have backed up my registry but i dont know exactly what to enter and where to enter it. Just in case anyone suggests I right click and 'open with' in order to change the default program, i already know this isnt the case as this is the first thing i tried. The problem is far more advanced that than, iv spent ages searching the net, iv even tried ccleaner to clean up my registry hoping this would fix any errors, but the problems still exists!! I had a similar problem ages ago and i had to edit the registry, but i cant remember for the life of me what i did!! Plus i think i was on xp then. Please help!!! fi x x

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I have the same problem. With all due respect, Vista does not work the same way as XP does. When I click open with, Windows Photo Gallery is already selected and in fact that program opens the photos but not in a preview (full screen) like it did yesterday. It opens a 'contact sheet' of all photos and in order to view the one, you have to right-click it like the user above described.

Does anyone know how to get Windows Vista to open a PREVIEW of the photo (factory default) instead of a screen full of thumbnails?

I'm having the same problem. Thanks,
Sam

Answer:Double clicking an image opens windows photo gallery instead of preview the image

Have you checked the settings of the Photo Gallery software? That is a part of Vista yes, but it is still its own software. So if you by accident ever changed these settings they would have been saved that way.

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When I double click an image it opens windows photo gallery instead of simply letting me preview the image in the photo gallery, I have to actually right click on the image then click preview (which is half way down the list instead of being at the top where it should be, instead open is at the top) I have an idea i may have to edit the registry to change the properties of my right click menu, I have backed up my registry but i dont know exactly what to enter and where to enter it. Just in case anyone suggests I right click and 'open with' in order to change the default program, i already know this isnt the case as this is the first thing i tried. The problem is far more advanced that than, iv spent ages searching the net, iv even tried ccleaner to clean up my registry hoping this would fix any errors, but the problems still exists!! I had a similar problem ages ago and i had to edit the registry, but i cant remember for the life of me what i did!! Plus i think i was on xp then. Please help!!! fi x x

Answer:Double clicking an image opens windows photo gallery instead of preview the image

Right click on the image>Open with>Choose Program
Select "Windows Picture and Fax Viewer"
Remember to check: "Also use selected program to open this kind of file"
Press 'OK'

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Been grappling for some time to customizing the right pane of either Win7 or Win10 (not sure if they respond the same) to allow permanent column and column title arrangements. Ideally I would like to apply such attributes to a specific folder and all it's sub-folders. An example is below:
I would also love to be able to set these columns as fixed widths, but this is not as important as the specific columns themselves.

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I have received an e-mail response from the creator of Windows Double Explorer / Windows Dual Pane Explorer (names seem to be interchangeable) . My apologies for not knowing the proper terms, but I hope anyone will be able to understand what I&#8217;m about to describe.

According to information provided by the creator of WDE / WDPE one uninstalls the program by doing the following:

Navigate to C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs. There you should find a shortcut file (look for a file not a folder) named Windows Dual Pane Explorer. Select that shortcut file, options click and writedown the target path of the shortcut. Delete the shortcut. Navigate to the location the target path dictates. There you should find both a zipped and an unzipped folder of WDE / WDPE. Delete the folders and also any other shortcut files to WDE / WDPE that you may have created and you&#8217;re done.

Apparently WDE / WDPE is never actually installed. Instead WDE/WDPE initially downloads a folder named WDE Portable 0.3.7.0 zipped. When this download folder is launched it unzips another folder named WDE Portable 0.3.7.0 unzipped into the same directory. During the unzipping process a shortcut is created on the desktop that points back to the unzipped folder. Thusly WDE/WDPE never gets listed into Windows Control Panel&#8217;s Program Files & Features section. That&#8217;s why it can&#8217;t be uninstalled as one might ordinarily expe... Read more

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(Win-XP) After getting an Error Msg telling me that I was "missing" a file named mshtml.hlp, I began a Google search using "mshtml.hlp" as the search string. Many search return results indicated that the problem was a programming language issue and others suggested that I search the Microsoft Knowledgebase. While reading these, one part of my mind was chewing on the question... what has changed in the 48 hours since I was able to save images that were embedded in my Outlook Express E-mail. It occurred to me that Microsoft had more or less forced IE7 on me 24 hours ago as an automatic update. That is the only thing different. I change my search string in Google to "uninstall ie7" and found instructions to uninstall ie7.Went to the "Control Panel", found Microsoft Internet Explorer version 7 and uninstalled it. I must admit that there was some concern in the back of my mind as to what Explorer version, if any, I would be left with. Once the uninstall was completed, I rebooted and lo... all was as it was before the problem. I had IE6 and OE6 (Outlook Express 6) back. I tried using the Save-As feature on the same images that had caused me to get the error message. Nice... the error was fixed. No error msg and the image was saved the way I used to do it.Moderator Edit: Moved topic to more appropriate forum and added a topic descriptor. ~ Animal

Answer:Missing Mshtml.hlp File (win-xp)error Msg When Trying To Save E-mail Image

Try to reinstall SP2 on your system. This will, effectively, repair Internet Explorer 6 (you may have to visit Windows Update to ensure that it didn't wipe out some of your updates).

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Question: Preview Pane

I am unable to open Web Links in the preview pane of Outlook 7.
The alert message I recieve is: "The operation can not be completed do to restrictions in
effect on this computer. Please contact your system Administrator."
I am running Norton 360.
 

Answer:Preview Pane

Hi sbetechsupport

See if the suggestions at this link help:
http://www.slipstick.com/problems/link_restrict.htm

There is a Users Solutions section that may apply, to your setup.
Let us know if that helps or not.
 

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Question: Preview Pane

One of the more useful features of both Vista and Windows 7 is the inline "Preview Pane" of Windows Explorer.

On little quirk I've discovered in Windows 7 is that when you resize a Windows Explorer window, the Preview Pane is resized also, in favour of the file lists. However, I like my preview pane a specifc size.

The follow method is one workaround I used with success:Click the "Hide Preview Pane" icon in the upper right corner (to the left of Help) of Windows Explorer
Resize the Windows Explorer window to how you want it
Click the "Show Preview Pane" icon in the upper right corner (to the left of Help) of Windows Explorer
Has anyone found a way (either via a UI Setting, or a Registry entry) to keep the Preview Pane a fixed size, so that the above workaround does not have to be used?

Answer:Preview Pane

Yeah, I'm not to crazy about that one myself. I usually end up just manually dragging the Preview Pane line over.

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Question: Preview Pane

Hi,
The preview pane doesn't work on my windows 8 when I try to see PDF, Excell and word docs. It only works to see photos.
Does someone can help me?

Answer:Preview Pane

Do you have a modern version of Office installed?
Found this for PDF http://www.win8pdf.com/pdf-preview.html

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Question: Preview Pane

How do I get rid of the Preview Pane (I think that's what i's called) on the bottom half of my email message screen................... (It shows the message even before I open the email).

Answer:Preview Pane

The method was the same since Outlook. I have WLM 2011 and the method is now changed.
I had to get a link to see how it was done in the older editions. If you have 2011, it is basically the same, with slight variations
How to Disable the Preview Pane in Windows Mail or Outlook Express - About Email

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Hello SF.
I was wondering how do you get the preview panel at top like in the screenshot below? I'm almost sure i found it here on the forums a few days ago, but i cant find it again now

Thanks on advance

Answer:Preview pane on top

It is Switch Between Windows - see this tutorial here: Switch Between Windows - Flip 3D Shortcut

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Question: preview pane

I can't see preview of txt, pdf, microsoft files, etc.

Only can see images and movies.

How can I fix this ? I have tried through options...

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Question: Preview Pane

Hello Friends,
When I selecting one image file in explorer, I am unable to see the preview in Preview Pane.
I am able to see only the icon in preview pane.

Answer:Preview Pane

Here's a solution for Vista, I don't know if it still applies



   Warning
This involves registry editing, please backup your registry before attempting anything.
Make Windows Vista Explorer Preview Pane Work for More File Types - How-To Geek

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Question: OE Preview Pane

Forgotten how to switch this OFF, HELP!!

Answer:OE Preview Pane

Salinger.If you go to View then Layout, you'll find it there.

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I get the message "the file cant be previewed" in the preview pane when i highlight pdfs

It works for other file types just not pdf

what is the solution ???

Answer:PDF not working in Preview Pane

Hello badboi and welcome to the Forum. Does your computer have a separate PDF reader installed? It's my understanding that Windows 7 does not natively support pdf files. A few free sources:

Adobe - Adobe Reader download - All versions (fairly bloated)

Foxit Software - Foxit Reader for Windows (tries to install toolbars, etc read install instructions carefully)

Nitro PDF Reader (my free reader of choice)

There are other free readers available so I'd suggest installing one, see if your preview issues are solved, then play around with a few until you find your reader of choice.

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I have a pen drive with hundreds of photos on it. It used to have a Preview Pane down the right hand side which has disappeared. I have ticked"Show Preview and Flitres" but no luck.Any other ideas?

Answer:Lost my Preview pane

OK, thanks done it (customize this folder)

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Question: media preview pane

After installing XP home Open up a folder of songs & noticed that the player preview pane for audio trks and video clips is not there. I use single click option and on my W2K pro pc I just hover pointer over the file and the preview player pops up in the left pane.
Any ideas?
 

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all my attachments show in preview pane - when I go to view, layout, the box to "show preview pane" is not ticked, yet it still previews all my attachments.In options, read, the tick box for "automatically download messages when viewing in the preview pane" is also not ticked.Any suggestions.

Answer:OE6 - preview pane - how to disable

(what version and OS?)have you ran an up to date AV lately and have you tried a repair of internet explorer. 6 is the latest,get it click here will update while keeping your favorites and emails.back them up just in case though.

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