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windows 8 not seeing sub folders in my pictures library

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    windows 8 pro

    windows 8 not seeing sub folders in my pictures library


    i can go to file explorer and see all my sub folders created under the pictures library, but any app i use to see the photos, like the photos tile installed with windows 8, it does not show any sub folders at all.. the only way to see photos is to put pictures directly in the my pictures folder with no folders! and then it shows the photos but will not show any sub folders or pictures in them!

    any idea how to fix this.. been on phone with microsoft for 2 hours now and they have no clue.
    thanks
    steve

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  2. #2


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    Windows 8.1 Pro


    somebody had this question in another thread and got it solved. maybe you can search for that thread
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  3. #3


    Posts : 5
    windows 8 pro


    wow did an extensive search here and online, could not find anything on it but did find on microsofts site telling me how to create folders in my libraries and did it to the T 3 or 4 times but not working... it creates folders all day long but the pics are not showing at all.. its almost like windows it not indexing them but i know it is or i wouldnt be able to add the folders to library..
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  4. #4


    Posts : 5
    windows 8 pro


    actually that's wasn't it, I figured it out yesterday. don't ask me how but all the sub folders under the pictures library had a different icon so I had to go through each folder and set the icons for each folder to the system default and that fixed it all..
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windows 8 not seeing sub folders in my pictures library
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