Learn how to set Windows 7 to show thumbnails instead of icons.
- Open the Control Panel from the Start menu.
- Open Folder Options from the Control Panel.
Note: If Folder Options is not available, change View by to Large icons at the top right of the Control Panel.
- Select the View tab in the Folder Options window.
- Uncheck Always show icons, never thumbnails in the Advanced settings section of the View tab.
- Click OK to save the changes.
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