How to restore PDF thumbnail previews in Windows 10

  1.    29 Dec 2015 #1

    How to restore PDF thumbnail previews in Windows 10


    I've found a great solution to a nagging issue.

    With Adobe Reader DC, the folks at Adobe made every thumbnail a plain pdf icon. They removed the preview where the pdf icon is replaced by the first page of the pdf file. Seeing the pdf content is much more helpful than just looking at the same icon for every file.

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    That post came from this thread: File preview thumbnails aren't working for Acro... | Adobe Community

    The links work, the instructions work.

    Having thumbnail previews restored is wonderful.

    Have a look at it, and I'd hope one of the pros on this site can make this into a simple tutorial.

      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    29 Dec 2015 #2

    Of course, I realize I should've named the thread "How to restore Adobe Reader DC (64 bit) thumbnail preview".
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    13 May 2016 #3

    Adobe finally released a fix 2016 May 10

    In Acrobat Reader DC, go to Preferences > General and then select Enable PDF thumbnail previews in Windows Explorer.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


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