1.    03 Dec 2015 #1
    Join Date : Dec 2015
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    Windows 10

    Thumbnails not displaying: Unchecked 'show icons'/checked 'thumbnails'


    I have unchecked the option to 'show icons instead of thumbnails' (view>options>folder options) and I have checked 'show icons' (performance>advanced) but still I get icons instead of thumbnails. I have closed and restarted file explorer multiple times to no change. I have posted the screenshot below to show the current settings. Any help would be appreciated!

    Thank you.

    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails 2015_12_03_19_55_091.png  
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  2.    05 Dec 2015 #2
    Join Date : Nov 2015
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    64bit Win 10 Pro ver 1607 Build 14393.105

    When you right click on the folder itself and select properties, there is a tab called customise. In this tab you can select what type of folder you want and choose Pictures. You can have this cascade down to subfolders as well. As for the other settings you mentioned, I usually keep my folder settings as the defaults.
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  3.    05 Dec 2015 #3
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 4,766
    windows 10 Home threshold2

    Do a Icon Cache Rebuild. See if that will fix it.
    Icon Cache - Rebuild in Windows 10
    Use Option One.

    If that won't help, try this:
    Thumbnail Cache - Clear and Reset in Windows 10
    Use Option Two.
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