1.    27 Aug 2015 #1
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    How can I view thumbnail of images in folders and drives


    Hello, In windows 8 when I opened lets say documents or pictures and I had pictures in there it showed the picture instead of a image like the attached one. How do I get back to being able to see the image? Its driving me insane I cant find the setting...

    Thanks!
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  2.    27 Aug 2015 #2
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    Hello oxicottin,

    Double check to make sure that you have thumbnail previews turned on and enabled.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...dows-10-a.html
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  3.    27 Aug 2015 #3
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    Thank you that was it! Set as solved....
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  4.    27 Aug 2015 #4
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    You're most welcome.
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  5.    28 Aug 2015 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by oxicottin View Post
    Hello, In windows 8 when I opened lets say documents or pictures and I had pictures in there it showed the picture instead of a image like the attached one. How do I get back to being able to see the image? Its driving me insane I cant find the setting...

    Thanks!
    Click image for larger version. 

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    Thumbnail Cache and Disk Cleanup information. Thanks for posting Cliff M.
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  6.    29 Aug 2015 #6
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    Second issue with thumbnails


    Sorry @Brink have one more thumbnail question and not sure if its a windows or Adobe Reader issue. Before when I had Win 7 all my adobe files showed an image and not the adobe symbol now they don't show the images just the symbol, Any way to fix? I did some searching in the issue and the only thing I could come up with was If you have a 64 bit system then that's just how it is... But I'm almost positive my PC I came from (One that motherbord got fried) was a 64 bit and it worked just fine.

    Thoughts?
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  7.    29 Aug 2015 #7
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    No problem.

    I've always found thumbnails for .pdf files to be sketchy at best for displaying properly. Sometimes they won't show until after you have opened the file.
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  8.    29 Aug 2015 #8
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    I did find THIS solution but haven't tried it. Reason being im running Win10 and I see Win7 was the last update but I was going to wing it.

    Have you ever tried it?
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  9.    29 Aug 2015 #9
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    I haven't tried them. I'd recommend to create a restore point before using them to be safe though.
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