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Drives not showing, folders/file icons/thumbnails not showing

Q: Drives not showing, folders/file icons/thumbnails not showing

I have just built a new computer using Windows Pro bit however I've noticed when I open Windows explorer out of times it will continuously search for drives when opening up explorer and not show any drives that are installed I've tried reformatting using different hard drives but the problem persists no matter what I do I've reinstalled Windows with only a single drive plugged in tried different SATA ports but this folders/file icons/thumbnails showing Drives not showing, not problem keeps Drives not showing, folders/file icons/thumbnails not showing coming back The only thing I can think of is that the Windows install disk is corrupted and not installing properly I've also noticed that once it starts searching like this the icons wont display in any folder although the file names will Likewise when trying to sort files Drives not showing, folders/file icons/thumbnails not showing by date type etc they will not sort When this happens I can easily type in Drives not showing, folders/file icons/thumbnails not showing C to get to the drive without problem to access the drive but above problems with icons not showing sorting etc still is a problem Has anyone had this problem Know of a way to fix this I'm not looking forward to having to reformat again as I don't have the time to sit through and reinstall everything again after

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Preferred Solution: Drives not showing, folders/file icons/thumbnails not showing

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A: Drives not showing, folders/file icons/thumbnails not showing

Hey Man.

When Im having problems with the system i do this:

Open cmd as administrator and then type "sfc/scannow" press enter

I will check your system for missing systemfiles and problems.

Give it a try and let me hear from you

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Why is it that sometimes the folders icons show samples of their contents and sometimes not?

Check the two images: the first shows Desktop in Windows Explorer; the second shows the desktop itself.





Any idea on how to make Windows always show the folders contents samples?

TIA.

A:Folders icons showing/not showing content

Hello Paul,

You might see if clearing and resetting the thumbnail cache may be able to help.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/276382-folders-icons-showing-not-showing-content.html
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I have checked in the only two places I was aware of that would cause this:

Folder Options - View ....however, there is no option there to check show Thumbnails. I believe this option should be there at the top, but it isnt.

I also went to Properties of My Computer, Advanced, Performance. It is checked there to show Thumbnails.

But for whatever reason, I only see icons when I should see thumbnails. And yes, I have changed the view to Medium, large, extra large.

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.

Thumbnail Previews - Enable or Disable - Windows 7 Forums

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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A:CPU @ 100%, Memory Used Up & Drives/Thumbnails not Showing Win7

Have you scanned with your Anti-virus program?

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

Hi,
few questions:
what Antivirus are you using
how long has it been since the date of install of the OS
do you use any registry cleaner or similar of this sort
start with SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker and restart upon finding violations and post back.

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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.

If that doesn't work, try rebuilding the Icon Cache: Icon Cache - Rebuild to see if that helps.

If that doesn't work, you may want to clear the thumbnail cache (it won't delete anything but the cache and will rebuild itself when you open folders though it may take more time the first time you do so as it needs to do this first). Here's how: Thumbnail Cache.

I hope this helps. If not, post back with results of what you tried and we'll try some different options.

Good luck!

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Has anybody faced the problem?? Is the issue from Kaspersky?? Are there any workarounds??

I truly Appreciate any help.

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A:File Thumbnails & Tags Not Showing in Explorer

How about trying to do a system restore?
System Restore - How to Do in Windows 8

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A:Video File Thumbnails Not Showing In Windows 8.1

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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A:Unable to change folder icons + folders showing the wrong icons

Hi, whenever you are about to make changes to your registry, back up beforehand. So you now know that and I'll show you an excellent way to rescue yourself in future.

First, do you have System Restore turned on (it's off by default in '10), and do you have any useful restore points?
Second, have you made a system image using Windows Backup and Restore or do you use disk imaging?

Either of those could let you restore your PC to a point before you made these changes- hopefully System Restore would protect enough to reverse your changes.

Please advise.

If you can't do that, and you are convinced there is a problem, then you may have two options, assuming you've not done some damage to the registry.

1. If you create a new user account for test purposes, do your folders look normal?

2. If not, I suggest you do an in-place upgrade repair install.
I will provide the instructions if necessary when you have replied.

Please post back and advise on these points.

I can also tell you how to achieve this quite easily and relatively safely:
Now here's the backup method we strongly recommend:
Creating disk images lets you restore Windows and all your disks and partitions to a previous working state, quickly and probably without technical help.

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Images also act as a full backup- you can extract files too.

You can even use images to help you move more easily and quickly to a new PC.

Imaging can even help you sleep at night knowing you have a second chance.

Many here recommend Macrium Reflect (free) as a good robust solution and more reliable than some others. It?s
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It's well supported with videos, help and a responsive forum.

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A:Not showing drives or folders

See if "Unhide" will show everything again. http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/grinler/unhide.exe (by Grinler)
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A:File Explorer not showing recent folders

You may need to turn Recent Items on.
See how:
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Recent Items - Enable or Disable

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A:local drives are showing up in File History

File History works best with external drives or network locations. If your external drive is not recognized, create an empty folder called "File History" (without the quotes) in the root directory of the external drive you want to use. Try again if it is showing up now.

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A:File not showing up in folder,but showing up in Remove Empty Directori

Hi,

You could try running JPG Cleaner v2.6

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Is there any fix for this?

Thanks

A:File type icons not showing in explorer

Icon Cache - Rebuild

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A:File folder is not showing in my pen drive, showing it is empty.

Hi,

The problem could be because all the data that was present inside the pen drive now have become system files by the virus. This is the reason why they are not visible even with the option “Show Hidden files and folders”.
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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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http://gallery.menalto.com/node/57821
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http://www.sevenforums.com/customization/22126-show-icons-instead-thumbnails-only-folders.html
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I wish.

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Welcome to the Seven Forums.

Have you tried the batch file in this tutorial:
Folder View Settings - Reset All to Default
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warning: read the note about desktoprestore.

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http://www.sevenforums.com/customization/323412-multiple-icons-showing-smallest-size-when-using-extra-large-icons.html
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Hello BLONDELAWMAN

Have a look here.This should solve your issue with misplaced icons - Notification Area Icons - Reset

Danny

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/183000-incorrect-icons-showing-when-customising-taskbar-icons.html
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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) II P340 Dual-Core Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 6 Stepping 3
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A:Solved: Folders no longer show rows and columns of icons/thumbnails.

Thanks for the screen shot; makes it very clear what you are describing.

If you select a file it will preview it in the Preview pane (maybe not all types of files). If you'd like the Preview pane smaller and the main area larger drag the divider to the right. If you don't want the Preview pane at all get rid of it (Organize - Layout - remove check from Preview pane).
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-folders-no-longer-show-rows-and-columns-of-icons-thumbnails.1026479/
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You have to enable write caching for your internal hard disk.- Click on Start Menu.- Type devmgmt.msc and press Enter.- Locate your hard disk under Disc Drives in the list in Device Manager.- Double-click on your hard disk.- Select Policies tab.- Check the checkbox Enable write caching on this device- Click OK.

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Hello Amber, and welcome to Seven Forums.

It sounds like the window may have gone off screen somehow. If so, the tutorial below can help show you how to get it back on your desktop.

Offscreen Window - Move Back to Desktop

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http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/185347-folders-not-showing-up.html
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hey for anyone who is having this problem what you need to do is make sure that the router the server is does not have the same ip range as from where you are trying to connect

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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/vpn-not-showing-folders.109984/
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http://www.tenforums.com/drivers-hardware/55023-drives-c-d-showing-up-twice-k-l.html
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Sounds like corrupted drivers. Check Device Manager for yellow exclaimation marks next to your optical drives.

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/223030-cd-dvd-drives-not-showing-up.html
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Is the second drive new and therefore not partitioned and formatted?
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/drives-not-showing.1115122/
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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/dvd-cd-drives-not-showing-up.67923/
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A:cd drives not showing

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/cd-drives-not-showing.194124/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/6-drives-are-showing-up-only-have-5.94463/
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Hi, cyoie, and welcome to the forums.

First off, you have only listed your OS in your system specs section under your UserCP - might want to fill in the rest so we can be sure your specs are adequate.

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http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/178102-drives-not-showing-up.html
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/cd-drives-not-showing-up.192523/
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A:CD/DVD drives not showing up

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Gunny3053


Hi Gang

My original Win 7 dumbed on me and I could not recover it so had to do a complete Win 7RC install. Since then I cannot get my 2 DVD drives to show up. There is power to them but when you click on computer only the HD shows up. This Win 7RC install is on a separate computer. My other computer runs XP SP3. If you want to share printers on both computers should you be in Workgroup or Homegroup.?

Any and all help appreciated.

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hey gunny
Im an oldtimer so im not that fond of homegroup it seems like whenever I have tried to get xp and win 7 to talk it wasn't in homegroup. As far as your missing dvd's are concerned did you enable them in BIOS as bootible devices?

Hope this points you in the right direction

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http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/16112-cd-dvd-drives-not-showing-up.html
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A:DVD and CD drives not showing ...

O.K. ...

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Go into "disk management" right click "my computer" and click "manage" and see if they are "offline" if so just right click on the DVD and click "online" At least see what the status they are in.

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/30006-ata-drives-not-showing-up.html
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the ICONS ARE NOT SHOWING UP , BUT THE NAME is There.




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Hello genhartg,

This may be an association issue. If you like, download and merge the .reg files for the listed EXE and lnk (LNK) options in the tutorial below. They will restore the default associations for these file types, and hopefully fix this for you.

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http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/263340-icons-not-showing-up-but-name-there.html
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/icons-not-showing.548630/
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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/302177/how-to-keep-icons-showing/