Set Windows 7 to show thumbnails instead of icons for its shortcuts.
Windows 7 can replace a shortcut or a document icon with a snapshot of the document in some file types (Word documents, PDFs, and other text documents) instead of a general icon for each file type.
- Type adjust perf in the Start Menu’s search box and then press Enter on your keyboard.
- Check Show thumbnails instead of icons.
- Click OK to save the changes.
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