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Thumbnails change into Icons . Why ?


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#1 sandyy

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Posted 12 December 2008 - 01:37 AM

I have most of my movie and pics files stored in a folder in the D: as thumbnails, but when I move cut paste or copy them into the C : they automatically change into Icons and I am not able to make them appears as thumbnails even after selecting the Thumbnail option. Is this the same with everyone, or do I have to make some changes somewhere...... My OS is XP Pro


{Mod Edit: Moved from XP to Audio/Video~~boopme}

Edited by boopme, 12 December 2008 - 02:25 PM.


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Posted 12 December 2008 - 10:32 AM

File/folder view...is determined by the options set for each respective folder/directory/drive.

If you move a file from a folder where the selected option is Thumbnail...to a folder/directory where the selected/default option is Icon, you will get what you describe.

If you want to change the view option for that folder/directory, then you can do that.

If you want all the options for every folder/file to be the same (I don't recommend this), you can also set this up.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/812003

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