How to Fix Thumbnails Not Showing

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Jun 8, 2021
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How to Fix Thumbnails Not Showing - Tutorial on how to fix thumbnail generation for photos and other file types.

Are you having problems where photos, videos or other filetypes are just showing a generic icon rather than a preview thumbnail? There are several possible reasons for this, but we'll list the steps to resolve this in the most likely order to fix things:

Set folder options to show thumbnails:

File Explorer has an option to disable thumbnail previews, which could have been accidentally selected. To ensure that you have opted to view preview thumbnails, please search for "File...

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