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Windows 8.1 Large thumbnail preview Icon upside down?!

  1. #1


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1 Pro

    Folder Large thumbnail preview Icon upside down?! help!


    Hi I recently upgraded to Windows 8.1 and some folders I have when I click for the Large thumbnail preview (Ctrl+Shift+2) The folder icon look like if was upside down, maybe this is the way it's intended, I don't know :b.
    I'll leave some screenshot so you guys can see what I mean.

    Click image for larger versionThis one is the weird upside down looking icons
    Click image for larger version This one is normal list view

    What could it be and how can I fix it?
    Last edited by racoonandres; 05 Jan 2015 at 16:55.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 2,690
    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10


    Dude,

    Good One..

    A Really Good One!!
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  3. #3


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    So.... ? please ;B Tell me
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  4. #4


    Posts : 2,690
    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10


    Not a clue!! other then trying Recovery Options or re-installation of windows
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  5. #5


    Greece
    Posts : 341
    Win8.1 64bit, Windows 10 TP on VMWare Player


    No solution but some thoughts:

    Do you have a System Restore point that might take you back to before this happened (but maybe not if that means you need to upgrade again)?

    Has something asserted itself as a default for these icons?

    Is everything working okay but just looks different? (in which case maybe stick with it and enjoy being different from the rest of us )

    Maybe give it a little time and see if it reverts to normal on its own.

    Hope someone can give you some idea on how to get it sorted.
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    Posts : 2,690
    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10


    Is everything working okay but just looks different? (in which case maybe stick with it and enjoy being different from the rest of us
    Some times it is Good to be different.. Sometimes Not..
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  7. #7


    Greece
    Posts : 341
    Win8.1 64bit, Windows 10 TP on VMWare Player


    Quote Originally Posted by KYHI View Post

    Some times it is Good to be different.. Sometimes Not..
    Agreed.

    And since the OP hasn't been back for a while, maybe they agree too.
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