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Photo preview in a Windows folder

by Axel Ed / February 15, 2004 8:58 PM PST

I save all my scanned/downloaded pictures into a desktop folder with "View As A Web Page" enabled. By moving my pointer (I have one-click enabled) over a file name, Windows generated a preview of the photo on the left side under the file description. This worked for both jpg and bmp files. Recently it stopped giving me a preview of the jpgs, tho it still previews bmps. I can preview them with "Quick View", but it sure was handier before. I've searched Win98 Help and at the MS web site, but found nothing. And ideas?

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Re:Photo preview in a Windows folder
by Tufenuf / February 15, 2004 9:12 PM PST

eddiehellfire, Go to the link below and download previewfix.zip

http://www.geocities.com/plansdowne_ca/

Unzip it, double-click the .reg file, say yes to the prompt, restart your computer, and the problem should be corrected.

HTH,
Larry

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Re:Re:Photo preview in a Windows folder
by Axel Ed / February 15, 2004 9:56 PM PST

Larry, THANKS! Works fine,

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Re:Re:Re:Photo preview in a Windows folder
by Tufenuf / February 15, 2004 10:02 PM PST

eddiehellfire, Glad to see that the fix solved the problem and Thanks for posting back to let us know.

Larry

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