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Generic Icons in Explorer

  1. #1


    Posts : 64
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64

    Generic Icons in Explorer


    The .jpg icons in Windows Explorer no longer show the picture but a "generic" scene. Can somebody tell me how to get the pictures back please?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,577
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Canuck,

    Double check using the tutorial below to make sure that you have thumbnail previews enabled. It's the same in Windows 8.

    Thumbnail Previews - Enable or Disable - Windows 7 Forums

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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  3. #3


    Posts : 64
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64


    Thanks Shawn, once again to my rescue! Yu da maaannnn
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  4. #4


    Posts : 22,577
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome.
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