Windows 10: No Preview on Icon

  1.    24 Mar 2018 #1

    No Preview on Icon

    I'm going nuts trying to figure this out. I cannot get my picture icons to show previews of the pictures. They only show a generic blue icon. I've gone into view settings and the box to show previews is checked but they will not preview. Nothing will work. Can someone please help. It's a nightmare trying to find photos.
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       24 Mar 2018 #2

    LocationDudeNYC said: View Post
    I've gone into view settings and the box to show previews is checked but they will not preview.
    I am not sure which "view settings" you were referring to.
    However, have you tried this ? ..........................

    Open your Pictures folder > click View at top > extreme right side of the ribbon, click Options > click Change folder and search options (screenshot #1) >
    Next screen, click View at top > make sure to UN-check the box "Always show icons never thumbnails" > Apply/OK.(screenshot #2)

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  3.    24 Mar 2018 #3

    Well, I was doing that totally a** backwards! Thanks!
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