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Monday, 8 December 2014

Photos or Images are not displaying in thumbnail view on Windows 7

In Windows 7, photos and images should display in thumbnail view. If they are not showing in thumbnail view, follow the simple instructions to fix it.

1. There might be a change in the  "View". To confirm that, Open the folder that you are having problem >> Click on the drop down arrow on "Change View" button at top right corner of the folder >> Make sure that either "Large" or "Extra large" were selected.

If it is already selected as Large or Extra Large, go to next steps

2. You need to go to folder options. Open any folder >> Click on "Organize" >> Click on "Folder and search options" >> Go to "View" tab >>  Uncheck the box beside the option "Always show icons, never thumbnails"(The first option in the "View" tab) >> Click on "OK".

This will fix the thumbnail view. If you are still having the issue, go to next step

3. Click on "Start" button >> Type "Cleanmgr.exe" in the search bar >> Press "Enter key" >> Click on "OK"

4. You will get Disk Cleanup window that says "Calculating." and then the Disk Cleanup options screen.

 5. Select "Thumbnails" box >> Click on "OK" 


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