Thumbnail Icons will not display large/extralarge

  1.    20 Feb 2018 #1

    Thumbnail Icons will not display large/extralarge

    Hello everyone

    I've been searching the internet and after finding no results on this question I made this post. I have a lot of video files stored, but when I go into the view tab on file explore and click display icons as large or extra large only some will display at these sizes. The rest only widen the area in between, but the actual image preview icon stays small. I've noticed that this has been a problem with hi res monitor's. I have a 2560x1440. Is there any fix to this problem? I browse a lot of video files at one time so I have to squint really hard or click on the video file itself to see what it is. Can I manually increase the size for the icons if there is no universal fix? Thank you for your time.

    This post is the closest I can find to people having similar problems
    File Explorer not showing Extra large icons - Microsoft Community
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    20 Feb 2018 #2

    I believe that you've been bitten (or are being bitten) by a default limit in the size of the Windows 10 Thumbnail cache. This means you may be held back by a limit on the number of thumbnails (or in your case, the number of large thumbnails) that Win10 can manage. See this TenForums thread (item#64) for a Registry hack that lets you increase the size of the thumbnail cache from the default value of 550 MB to 4096 MB (4 GB). After Creators Update 2 thumbnails cache keeps auto-deleting Solved - Page 7 - Windows 10 Forums
      My ComputersSystem Spec


Related Threads
Just got an update called 'Advanced micro devices Inc - display - 7/25/2017' And now my display is showing everything (icons, desktop, Browser, File Explorer) as huge font? Its like it has zoomed in? I did system restore to make...
Somewhat related to my other thread about getting a Desktop icon on the full-screen start menu, but sort-of not. I was experimenting with creating web shortcuts on the start menu that open with Internet Explorer rather than Edge (this was totally...
hey guys, found this (finally) on the net: ...
Hello everyone :) I come with a question to which at this point I am not sure if there is an answer. Back when I had Windows 7 I used Stardock IconPackager to change the icons on my pc, included the ones of the thumbnailed folders, and it...
Large Icons after installation in Installation and Upgrade
I upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10 recently and everything is fine except for the icons, it was too big I set my settings to small icons and its still big. I did the display settings thing still didn't work. help!
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 23:51.
Find Us