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File explorer no preview of image files or videos.

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    Join Date : Jan 2013
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    Windows 8

    File explorer no preview of image files or videos.

    Have a new Windows 8 Pro setup. For some reason I do not get a preview of images in a folder just a generic thumbnail. Any thoughts?
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    Join Date : Jul 2009
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    64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise (RTM)
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    Hello BCW, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    It looks like you may have thumbnail previews turned off. Double check using the tutorial below to make sure that you have them enabled to see if that may help.

    Thumbnail Previews - Enable or Disable - Windows 7 Forums
    Hope this helps,
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    Junior Member

    Join Date : Nov 2013
    Posts : 4
    Windows 8.1

    Thanks! I was having the same problem & your answer fixed it!
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