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Video thumbnails not showing

Q: Video thumbnails not showing

As the title says. It happened all of a sudden.

I've tried going into folder options and unticking and ticking.
I've ran disk clean up
I've ran sfc /scannow
I've installed some codecs

I did find something about editing the registry but when I was following the instructions I couldn't find the specified area mentioned in the article. So I haven't actually change anything in my registry yet.


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A: Video thumbnails not showing

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This weird problem started to happen lately, the thumbnails for my videos isnt showing. However, some files does show thumbnails?

I checked google but couldn't really find a solution, any advice would be very appreciated.

A:Video thumbnails not showing!?

Hello Sommarblond,

Double check in Default Programs to make sure that Windows Media Player is set as the default program with all of it's associations set to it as well. One or more of the associations may not be set for WMP.

What file extension type is the for?

Hope this helps,
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Hi brummyfan,

I'm not sure if this information will be of any help but my video thumbnails only show up in the default video folder:

Unfortunately, I never really explored the full possibilities but maybe yours might work that way as well.
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A:Video thumbnails not showing (NicoNicoDouga: Japanese site)

It displays fine on my FF, so if it is indeed a FF problem, it may come down to one of your addons. Try running FF ins it's safe mode and see if it displays correctly.

Troubleshoot Firefox issues using Safe Mode | Firefox Help

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Hey Man.

When Im having problems with the system i do this:

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Have you gone to look at the Control Panel's Folder Options?
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Hello Ward, and welcome to Vista Forums.

I suppose double check to make sure that thumbnail previews is turned on using the tutorial below.

Thumbnails in Windows Explorer

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A:[SOLVED] Flv thumbnails not showing
That will help you.
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There is a registry issue where sometimes the explorer cannot locate the thumbnails
and there for when browsing through the folder some files dont have a thumbnail but
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How about trying to do a system restore?
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Hi hollyw,

Welcome to Vista Forums!

Here's a tutorial on how to do this in a variety of ways. Try them in the order presented as that's from the simplest to the most complex (even though I imagine you tried the first few already). Note the comment (and link to the procedure) near the top to set the default program to Windows Photo Gallery if none of the other options work (which you may or may not want to consider - or perhaps at least try to see if it works - let us know either way - and change it back if you don't want that as the default): Thumbnails in Windows Explorer.

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What icons show with the video files?

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Sorry if i have misread your issue but you could try...

Thumbnail Previews - Enable or Disable

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The preferences are set for thumbnails in both locations:
File explorer: View/Options/Change folder and search options/View/Always show icons, never folders - unchecked
Control Panel/System/View advanced system settings/Advanced/Performance, Visual effects..../Show thumbnails instead of icons - checked
Of course, otherwise thumbnails wouldn't show for picture files either.

sfc/scannow - did not find any integrity violation

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How to fix it?

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Hi -

In x64, you need to use IE 8 x86 (32-bit).

Go to c:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe

Adobe has yet to release a production version of Flash for x64.

Regards. . .


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Could be divx. You can go to and download a free divx player. It allowed me to play many avi files that I could not play on my ATI file player.
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Built-in cam or external? If it's external, test it on another PC. If it's internal, you are stuck as it can't be tested.
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