Windows 10: Downloaded pictures have green thumbnails Solved

Page 3 of 4 FirstFirst 1234 LastLast
  1.    14 Aug 2017 #21

    So far I've enabled two extensions, and it's working fine.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    14 Aug 2017 #22

    Two extensions enabled so far, images are fine. Looks like an extension is definitely at fault.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3. pepanee's Avatar
    Posts : 1,058
    Windows 10 Professional
       14 Aug 2017 #23

    Try to enable the other ones, one by one. Every time you enable 1, close Chrome and open Chrome again. Download a jpg file and see if you can narrow it down to the one extension. Then see if you can find an alternate extension that does the same thing that the broken one does.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    17 Aug 2017 #24

    Well, that was a bust. I couldn't figure out why, but I was getting green thumbnails again, with just three extensions. I reset again, and I am STILL getting green thumbnails. So Chrome is no good.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  5. pepanee's Avatar
    Posts : 1,058
    Windows 10 Professional
       17 Aug 2017 #25

    Well, save your bookmarks from Chrome. Uninstall Chrome completely, and re-install it again. Try that.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  6.    17 Aug 2017 #26

    Well, there's a hitch. I've had this problem for a couple years now since installing Windows 10. I've reinstalled Windows 10 several times, and each time, Chrome has pulled this crap. Even beta, Canary, dev and Chromium builds do this.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  7.    18 Aug 2017 #27

    You could try this official Chrome cleanup tool https://www.google.com/chrome/cleanup-tool/index.html
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  8.    18 Aug 2017 #28

    Steve C said: View Post
    You could try this official Chrome cleanup tool https://www.google.com/chrome/cleanup-tool/index.html
    That's what they suggested on the Google Product Forums, too, among other things. I even checked Malwarebytes, my ESET firewall rules, and installed with the offline installer. A fresh, new install still does the same thing.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  9. pepanee's Avatar
    Posts : 1,058
    Windows 10 Professional
       18 Aug 2017 #29

    Hey, this could be a possibility. There's maybe a small percent chance that this could fix it.

    Uninstall your Video Card completely.
    Restart the computer.
    Go to your Video Card's website and download their latest installer.
    Install the Video Card and restart the computer.
    Try saving pictures again from Google Chrome.

    Also one suggestion that I just thought of while I was writing the thing above. Restart your computer in Safe Mode (which avoids using your video card's drivers). But also make sure to boot up in Safe Mode WITH Networking (so you can use the internet). After the computer boots up, try going to some website using Chrome and save some pictures and see what happens.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  10.    19 Aug 2017 #30

    Nah, no changes there, either.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 
Page 3 of 4 FirstFirst 1234 LastLast

Related Threads
it Always Still Old Thumbnails When I Saved New Images. How to Refresh That ?
Hiya. I'm trying to disable the Thumbnails for those ugly "Live Folders". However, I can't seem to figure out how to turn them off without also disabling the thumbnails for individual image files. Does anybody know how to disable *just* the Live...
When I create desktop icons for Apps, some have TINY pictures. Example: 99988 Same procedure to create the desktop icons, but different results. Another example: 99989 Procedure: click-drag-drop program icon from All Apps to desktop. ...
So yesterday when I was looking around at my wallpapers from the explorer I noticed that some thumbnail previews for my pictures are green. 73281 I had to cut around the personal pictures. It's not like every picture that's like this. I think...
Hi, I have unchecked the option to 'show icons instead of thumbnails' (view>options>folder options) and I have checked 'show icons' (performance>advanced) but still I get icons instead of thumbnails. I have closed and restarted file explorer...
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 00:03.
Find Us