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Windows 8 video app previews

gdw

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In the windows 8 video app when I put some videos in the library app detected them and put them with thumbnail preview then i disabled the thumbnail cache and when I added more videos it did so without the previews which wasn't unexpected then I reenabled the thumbnail cache and added more videos which again added the previews

but the problem is that the videos then were added without previews when the cache was disabled are not refreshing to show previews even though they have done so in file explorer

is there a way to delete the thumbnails from the video app without deleting the files as deleting the thumbnail cache don't do anything

it's more annoying than anything else to have videos some with previews and some without as I expected the cache to be deleted with I deleted the thumbnail cache and I am wondering if some can direct me to a solution
 

My Computer

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  • OS
    Windows 8

wglmb

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Have you tried moving the files out of the library, waiting for them to disappear from the video app, and then adding them back in?
 

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    Win 7 Pro

gdw

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yeah tried that they disappear but when they return they come back without the preview image just like before , I would have expected them to refresh with a new thumbnail image but as it went into the library like that it does'nt appear like it wants to change and if i delete the file from there it deletes off the pc so that doesn't work either
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8

gdw

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just tried that , that doesn't work either , wouldn't even update when I renamed a couple of files unless I moved them out of the videos folder first , seems really odd you thought they would have updated as they would do in explorer , one thing that does work though is delete
 

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System One

  • OS
    Windows 8

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