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Unable to get preview pane to show previews of anything

  1. #11


    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1


    Except to just say, having gone back into "file folders" that .jpg will preview, word documents don't. I save some Incredimail mails in different folder, and they don't preview. If that's any help?!?!

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  2. #12


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    If you open the files, do they open with the correct program? That would be another way to check and make sure that the programs are set as the default program or not.
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  3. #13


    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1


    Yes. If I open an MS word document, it will indeed open in Word. Same with the Incredimail docs in their folder.
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  4. #14


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    If you like, you might give these free explorer alternatives a try to see if they may work better for you. They are more advanced with a lot more features.

    FreeCommander - freeware file manager

    OR

    https://explorerplusplus.com/
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  5. #15


    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1


    Thank you, Brink. I shall look at those.
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