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32 views

Thumbnail do not appear for office documents

The thumbnails for all Microsoft office (2010 pro) files quit working. They show the type (word, excel, etc) icon but not a thumbnail of the actual document. All other icons (pdf,etc) that show live ...
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0answers
64 views

Windows 7 taskbar preview issue

Windows task-bar preview has stopped working properly in generating the preview and instead does the standard text tool-tips. The annoying part is the fact that it takes a good 2 seconds or more for ...
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4answers
1k views

Remove Windows 7 taskbar thumbnails

Is there any way to get rid of the taskbar thumbnail previews on Windows 7 once and for all?
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0answers
81 views

Setting custom icons based on files' contents

I'd like to have a custom icon for the files with extension .extension the same way images do. In the Windows Explorer I see a preview of images as their icon. Instead of having a general icon for ...
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1answer
79 views

How may I get Explorer to preview .m3u files as text?

How may I get Explorer to preview .m3u files as text? I have tried Windows 7 - Preview other file types as text in Preview Pane and carefully checked, but no joy. I got no success with .m3u using ...
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2answers
1k views

How to sort Windows 7 taskbar thumbnail previews?

Here is a screenshot of the list of windows I have stacked in my Windows 7 taskbar. This is just for Explorer, but similarly I have lots of stacked windows of other processes as well. Currently ...
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vote
1answer
781 views

preview pane no longer showing folder contents

Previously, I would click on a folder in the library pane (i.e. windows explorer's middle pane), and the folder contents, such as mp3 files, would show up in the preview pane. I could then select any ...
2
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2answers
541 views

Why does Windows Explorer block images in local HTML pages?

I store the files for my website offline in a local folder under My Documents. Every time I look at one of my HTML files in the preview pane, Windows Explorer notifies me that it has blocked the ...
2
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3answers
334 views

Explorer's preview push Word in background window

I have a Windows 7 computer which have a strange behavior: when preview is enabled in explorer, I double-click on any Word document, Word is launched, the document is loaded, and immediatly explorer ...
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0answers
124 views

Turn off TaskBar Thumbnails on Windows 7 - Classic Theme [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to disable windows 7 taskbar thumbnails preview? Aero peek is turned permanently on.How to turn it off? Is there a way to get rid of the annoying thumbnail ...
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1answer
2k views

Is there any way to force Windows 7 to refresh the taskbar previews?

I frequently find that some of the window previews in the Windows 7 taskbar will be lost, especially after a window has been minimized or hidden for a considerable period of time. Instead of the ...
6
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3answers
11k views

Can't see PNG previews in Windows 7?

I´m using Windows 7 x64. I can see the .jpg, .gif, etc. preview thumbnails but if .PNG, I only see the generic image, and not the image preview like in the other formats. What can I do to fix this?
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2answers
26k views

Fix image previews and thumbnails in explorer on Windows 7?

Image files used to show as thumbnails in the explorer window, and a larger preview could be seen in the preview pane (alt+p). Now for some unknown reason, I just see a default image icon in both the ...
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votes
1answer
3k views

Is there a codec to preview Panasonic rw2 files in Windows Explorer for a 64-bit version of Windows?

Have you been able to find a Panasonic .rw2 image file codec to view rw2 images in explorer? (Before you answer, make sure it's for 64 bit :+>)
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1answer
1k views

Only show windows 7 Preview Pane (in explorer) when the file has a preview

I use the preview pane often, especially with pdfs. But when selecting folders or files which don't have previews, or not even selecting anything, the preview pane stays, it's quite big, and I use ...
2
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3answers
3k views

Set first image as folder preview in Windows 7

I am trying to customize the way image folders appear in Win7 explorer, but I can't seem to get it under control. Is there a way to force it to always pick the first image in the folder as the ...
6
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5answers
4k views

Color coded Windows 7 Preview Pane?

Customizing what files you can preview is cool, but is there a way to create a custom preview extension to add syntax highlighting? I have many .h, .c, .cpp, .cs and .java files on my windows machine ...
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vote
3answers
88k views

How do I enable the Windows 7 taskbar hover preview?

In Windows 7, when you hover over an application in your task bar, a preview is generated showing the contents of the application window. Another option just displays the names of the windows. ...
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7answers
24k views

Windows 7 64-bit PDF thumbnails problem

I cannot see thumbnails of PDF files on Windows 7 64-bit. Is there any solution to this problem?
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4answers
4k views

How can I preview j2k images in Windows 7 explorer

I have Windows 7 and I have some image files with the ending .j2k on my computer. These are jpg2000 images. Unfortuantely Windows 7 doesn't offer a preview of the actual image in the Explorer ...
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2answers
2k views

Huge TIFF file bogs down Explorer thumbnail generation

In one of my photo folders, I have a 3.8 GiB TIFF image file. With automatic thumbnail generation set, explorer completely locks up my system when accessing the folder. By inspecting the Resource ...