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Taskbar thumbnail previews not appearing, tooltip instead

  1. #21

    Trying to Sith things out
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 2,290
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit

    @ rseiler, it's like David said, thumbnails are only for open programs. That all your settings are correct and Intel graphics HD3000 is more than enough for windows Aero, this is indeed odd that thumbnails fail intermittently on your system. The only time I had this was when I experimented with high contrast themes(Didn't like the generic Windows ME look).

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  2. #22

    Posts : 37
    Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64

    Cliff, yes, of course. Sorry, it was late, and I assumed he was talking about running programs.

    To be clear, I was always talking about running programs only.
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  3. #23

    Posts : 37
    Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64

    Just thought I'd follow-up on this eternal mystery now that I'm on Windows 10 with an nVidia graphics card.

    It still happens. I wish I was kidding.
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