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I constantly get error when i select a .txt file in explorer that hangs it for some 40 seconds then allow to view the content. How i can turn that PreviewPane off?

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Do you want to completely turn the Preview Pane off for all extensions, or only for .txt files? –  Snark Jun 14 '10 at 13:49

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Open explorer and select the 'Organise' tab (top left). Select Layout then deselect Preview pane. However, that will disable all previews.

I believe changing the default file handler for .txt files will also disable previews.

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Thank you, i did it. –  user27509 Jun 15 '10 at 7:53

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