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  1.    09 Aug 2017 #1
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    Antelope, CA
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    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Downloaded pictures have green thumbnails


    Almost every picture I've downloaded has green thumbnails. I've tried disabling the automatic blocking of downloaded files, but that didn't work. I have to open it in Photo Viewer and Save a Copy to get the thumbnail to show up. Windows 10 is freaking annoying sometimes. How do I fix this?
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  2.    09 Aug 2017 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2015
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    Windows 10 Home

    First thing I'd try is to delete the thumbnail cache via Disk Cleanup, restart and let Windows rebuild it.
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  3.    09 Aug 2017 #3
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    Antelope, CA
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    I've done that several times. No dice.
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  4.    10 Aug 2017 #4
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    UK
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    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)

    What format are the pictures e.g. .jpg?
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  5.    10 Aug 2017 #5
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    jpg, gif, and png.
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  6.    10 Aug 2017 #6
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    Granite Bay, CA
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    Windows 10 Professional

    Is it possible that you can take a picture of the green thumbnails and post it here real quick? I wanna see if I can find something that could help with that.
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  7.    10 Aug 2017 #7
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    Click image for larger version. 

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    This is just from one site. I've got images from all over the web that have this issue. Some DO have a thumbnail, while others don't. Videos and other media formats display just fine. It's mainly JPG and PNG images that have this issue. I don't know about any other picture formats as those aren't used often.
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  8.    10 Aug 2017 #8
    Join Date : Jul 2016
    Granite Bay, CA
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    Green Thumbnails Picture Previews Solved - Windows 10 Forums States some other app may be interfering with the creation of your thumbnails. See if you can disable any other app that has to do with images that's running on your computer.
    I'll look around more.
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  9.    11 Aug 2017 #9
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    UK
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    You might need to do the repair install mentioned in the above post. Check which program you have set under file associations to open those jpg, gif, and png files and ensure the program is set to something conventional like Photos.
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  10.    11 Aug 2017 #10
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve C View Post
    You might need to do the repair install mentioned in the above post. Check which program you have set under file associations to open those jpg, gif, and png files and ensure the program is set to something conventional like Photos.
    It's set to Photos and never been set to anything else.
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