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Solved: .MOD Video Thumbnails Not Showing

Q: Solved: .MOD Video Thumbnails Not Showing

Ok i have some computer knowledge and i can google with the best of them but I haven t found a complete fix to my problem here we go got video from this last waterfowl season on my old Toshiba satellite which was running windows home ed i was able to take that video MOD format and put it straight onto my computer into a folder and i would have a thumbnail of maybe the beginning of that video That computer s Hard drive crashed so Video .MOD Not Thumbnails Solved: Showing i bought a smaller Toshiba like T or something without a disc drive which also has windows home and I am able to get the thumbnails on that coomputer also however i bought this Dell Optiplex GX which has Solved: .MOD Video Thumbnails Not Showing Windows XP on it I bought it because it would be a better video editing computer than some small laptop This computer has good stats but alas i went to put my video on and i opened my flash drive and I have photoed thumbnails now when i first started this i had the factory Windows Media Player no thumbnails with it then upgraded to media player still no thumbnails all it has is the WMP icon and MPEG if i need i can take a screen photo and show you so i ve spent the last couple hours googling and found what seemed to be a solution by downloading this codec which a few people said fixed their problem Stinkys MPEG- Codec Installer I download and Solved: .MOD Video Thumbnails Not Showing ran this now it wasn t a complete failure because one of the sub-folders inside the main folder finally came up as the thumbnail and the videos inside that folder came up as thumbnails but i still have over videos that aren t they again are MOD i have already been told that renaming them won Solved: .MOD Video Thumbnails Not Showing t work Yes i do know that they are actually mped files but is there something out there that will work so that ALL my videos have a corresponding Thumbnail so that i don t have to go through each one and figure out what it is when i want to edit video Thanks for any advice nbsp

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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.


A:Video thumbnails not showing

Any keys and/or sub-keys in the Registry which you don't have but need in order to rectify a problem, can be manually created.
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Hey guys!

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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hello ,And welcome to eightfourms in the directory folder you have posted the picture of ,go to view and try settinh to large icon, looks like you may have it set to details or list ect ect
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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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A:[SOLVED] No thumbnails showing

Set the folder view to "Thumbnails".
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A:[SOLVED] Flv thumbnails not showing
That will help you.
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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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A:thumbnails not showing

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

Hope this helps,
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A:Vista 64 NOT showing .avi thumbnails on explorer

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A:Explorer showing Icons instead of thumbnails....

Hello Dave,

You might double check through each option in the tutorial below to see if it may help. It's for Windows 7, but it's the same in Windows 8 except "Windows Explorer" is "File Explorer" in OPITION FOUR instead.

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A:Vista Ultimate 32 not showing .avi thumbnails...

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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A:thumbnails & icons sometimes not showing and My Computer not loading

few questions:
what Antivirus are you using
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A:Issue showing image Thumbnails when browsing folders

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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Geek Squad techs are idiots if they tried to boot your hard drive in one of their computers to get your data off. I'm hoping they simply told you the wrong thing.

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What icons show with the video files?

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A:Video Thumbnails are gone and replaced by Icon

Hello Bazzer, and welcome to Eight Forums.

Usually unless you are using either the Windows Photo Viewer or the default Photos app, thumbnail previews of image files may not work with the program you set as the default program even when you have thumbnail previews turned on.

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A:Missing Video (avi; divx; etc) thumbnails in explorer

Just as I thought. Turns out it was something to do with the registry and explorer losing associations.

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So how do I stop Windows crashing whenever I open a folder with certain video files in it?

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A:Video thumbnails crashing explorer (Vista)

Any ideas peoples?
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A:Thumbnails in pictures are not showing pictures

Hi Robyn, Welcome to SevenForums.

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

Thumbnail Previews - Enable or Disable

1. Open up Windows Explorer
2. Click on the down arrow next to Organize, which is located under the Back and Forward navigation buttons.
3. Select Folder and search options
4. Under the View tab, uncheck the first option "Always show icons, never thumbnails"

Hope this helps.

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A:Thumbnails view: XP picks thumbnails randomly; Can't reset "My Documents" to defaults

My first worry is that I see you have not installed SP2 yet, is there a reason for that?

SP2 has a lot of fixes in it, which one could be the answer to your problems.

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