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How can I change the thumbnail size of image, video in Windows Explorer in Windows 8?

There's no friendly slider like in windows 7.

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Are you referring to the thumbnails in explorer (desktop version) or in the metro file explorer? –  Jared Tritsch Oct 23 '12 at 16:13
    
in explorer, the usual one –  Chin Oct 23 '12 at 16:16

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In Explorer on the desktop, you can increase the size of the thumbnail by clicking on the view tab and selecting from the icon size choices listed. these are the same choices available in Windows 7.

In addition, you can enable the preview pane in the same location and see an extremely large version of the currently selected file.

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is there a way to bring back the slider like in windows 7? –  Chin Oct 23 '12 at 16:49
    
Unknown. But given the neglected state of the desktop side, I doubt one is coming either. –  Jared Tritsch Oct 23 '12 at 19:39

You can use the zoom feature of a mouse scroll wheel to get the same effect. Simply hold CTRL and rotate the wheel to "zoom" the display.

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