I am running Vista Business 32 bit, Service Pack 1.
This is a brand new problem that occurred after 2 years of normal functioning. I hadn't done any management of JPG files for some some weeks and had downloaded several regular MS updates, but added or removed no other programs.
And now I can no longer see previews of my JPEG files in Windows Explorer - whether I choose tiled view, or small, medium or large icons. Only the generic "picture" icon appears. This is also true if I try to use gMail to upload a file and browse for it.
However, the Slide show function works normally and Windows Photo Gallery works normally and shows all the pictures - but neither is a file management tool. Photos also open normally in programs such as Photoshop.
I checked System Properties under Performance Options/Visual Effects and checked "show previews and filters in folder" and then "apply" - but this had no effect. I checked the file association and selected Windows Photo Gallery as the default. This also had
Not being able to preview and rename Photo files in Win Explorer/My Computer is a serious problem for me. Any help would be appreciated.
Try checking Control Panel/ Folder Options/ View, "Always show icons. never thumbnails", see if that needs unticking?
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