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Taskbar thumbnails disappeared.

  1. #1


    Mumbai, India
    Posts : 98
    Windows 8.1 Pro, OS X Yosemite 10.10.4, Ubuntu GNOME 15.04

    Taskbar thumbnails disappeared.


    Just noticed today that on hovering in the taskbar, thumbnail previews don't show but just a line of text. This has started from a couple of days. In between, randomly, the preview will show up. But mostly it is not over the past couple of days.

    Any ideas?

    8.1 Pro x64

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Posts : 22,565
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Pratnala,

    Do you have the latest video driver installed, or changed themes recently?

    Taskbar Thumbnail Previews - Enable or Disable - Windows 7 Help Forums

    Since this only started a couple of days back, you could see if doing a system restore using a restore point dated before this started may help.

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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