Windows 10: All picture files converted to icons. No longer can see individual pic
All picture files converted to icons. No longer can see individual pic
Running win 10 home on an asus desktop. Something got changed last month and now any and all pictures, in a file or not, have changed from seeing the picture to only seeing an icon unless I open them in a photo program.
This happened before, several years ago, on a different win OS and machine. I don't remember what I did to correct it then.
Anyone have any idea as to how to correct this? I have hundreds of pictures on this machine and really don't want to have to open a photo program every time I am looking for a given picture.
Thanks in advance for your help!
Welcome to the TenForums @dwh500
I assume what you mean is they show as the icon for a program, correct?
Are these in your Picture Library or in a custom directory?
If you are in File Explorer could you please click on View tab at top, when youo are in one of your folders. What view is selected, list, details or large icons. For pictures I would recommend one of the "Icon" settings, medium, large or extra large, so actual picture shows instead of program icon.
If this does not work, right on Picture folder, click properties, click on Customize tab. At the top should be an area "What kind of folder do you want?" The heading below should say picture and there should be a check box below it to apply template to all sub folders.
The first thing to check would be to go to your "Control Panel -> File Explorer Options". Open "View" tab and take a look at the very first option in the list. It says "Always show icons, never thumbnails". Is that checkbox checked or unchecked in your case?
All of a sudden all the folders and files (mainly text) on my desktop have disappeared.
After a long search I was able to find them in C:\users\user\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\BridgeCS4\Cache\256\Desktop6E309C78.
All the files are saved as .jpg and...
Hi, my name is Matt Stevenson and I recently attempted to change the font of my Sticky Notes on my Windows 10 PC.
Firstly, what I did was research how to do so and found that I could access the 'regedit' component via using the 'Run' Desktop...
I have quick start icons that show up on the left. Those are fine.
The ones on the right which load at Startup, no longer show (for instance WinCal). Even my hidden ones have icons missing.
This didn't start until I got 'updated' a few days...
How can I change the icon for an individual file? For example, I have a phonelist.docx Word file on my desktop and would like to change the icon from the default Word icon to a telephone icon. How can that be done?
As a keen flickr member I have a lot of photographs on my computer. These are all neatly allocated to different files, depending upon a variety of variables. So far....all is well.
Yesterday my neighbour kindly upgraded me to Windows 10. ...